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Format: CD
Sku: 211285886
UPC: 886975149728
UPC 14: 00886975149728
Release Date: 7/28/2009
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Song Listing

Disc 1
Song Title
1. Warin' That Loved on Look ~ Elvis Presley
2. Only The Strong Survive ~ Elvis Presley
3. I'll Hold You in My Heart (Till ICan Hold You in My Arms) ~ Elvis Presley
4. Long Black Limousine ~ Elvis Presley
5. It Keeps Right On A-Hurtin' ~ Elvis Presley
6. I'm Movin' On ~ Elvis Presley
7. Power Of My Love ~ Elvis Presley
8. Gentle On My Mind ~ Elvis Presley
9. After Loving You ~ Elvis Presley
10. True Love Travels On A Gravel Road ~ Elvis Presley
11. Any Day Now ~ Elvis Presley
12. In The Ghetto ~ Elvis Presley
13. I'll Be There ~ Elvis Presley
14. Hey Jude ~ Elvis Presley
15. If I'm A Fool (For Loving You) ~ Elvis Presley
16. Who Am I? ~ Elvis Presley
Disc 2
Song Title
1. Inherit The Wind ~ Elvis Presley
2. This Is The Story ~ Elvis Presley
3. Stranger In My Own Home Town ~ Elvis Presley
4. Little Bit Of Green, A ~ Elvis Presley
5. And The Grass Won't Pay No Mind ~ Elvis Presley
6. Do You Know Who I Am? ~ Elvis Presley
7. From A Jack To A King ~ Elvis Presley
8. Fair's Moving On, The ~ Elvis Presley
9. You'll Think Of Me ~ Elvis Presley
10. Without Love (There Is Nothing) ~ Elvis Presley
11. In the Ghetto - (mono) ~ Elvis Presley
12. Any Day Now - (mono) ~ Elvis Presley
13. Fair's Moving On, The - (mono) ~ Elvis Presley
14. Suspicious Minds - (mono) ~ Elvis Presley
15. You'll Think of Me - (mono) ~ Elvis Presley
16. Don't Cry Daddy - (mono) ~ Elvis Presley
17. Rubberneckin' - (mono) ~ Elvis Presley
18. Kentucky Rain - (mono) ~ Elvis Presley
19. My Little Friend - (mono) ~ Elvis Presley
20. Mama Liked the Roses - (mono) ~ Elvis Presley

Album Notes and Credits

Notes & Personnel Info
Muze PNote Personnel: Elvis Presley (vocals, guitar, piano); Reggie Young (guitar); John Hughey (steel guitar); The Memphis Horns (horns); Bobby Wood (piano); Bobby Emmons (organ); Ed Hollis (harmonica); Mike Leech, Tom Cogbill (bass); Gene Chrisman (drums); Mary Greene, Donna Thatcher, Susan Pilkington, Sonja Montgomery, Mildred Kirkham, Dolores Edgin, Joe Babcock, Hurschel Wiginton (background vocals).
Muze PNote Recorded at American Studios, Memphis, Tennessee in January & February 1969. Includes liner notes by Peter Guralnick, Colin Escott.
Muze PNote The 2009 Legacy Edition of the critically acclaimed 1969 release FROM ELVIS IN MEMPHIS includes all tracks from the sessions recorded at American Studios in Memphis in January and February of 1969.
Muze PNote Personnel: Elvis Presley (vocals, guitar); Reggie Young (guitar, sitar); John Hughey (steel guitar); Ed Kollis (harmonica); Bobby Wood (piano); Bobby Emmons (organ); Mike Leech, Tommy Cogbill (bass guitar); Gene Chrisman (drums).
Muze PNote Additional personnel: Mary Holladay, Susan Pilkington, Dolores Edgin, June Page, Sonja Montgomery, Donna Thatcher, Ginger Holladay, Sandy Posey, Millie Kirkham, Joe Babcock, Mary Green (vocals); Andrew Lowe , Jackie Thomas, Glen Spreen, J.P. Luper (saxophone); R.F. Taylor, Dick Steff, Wayne Jackson (trumpet); Tony Cason, Joe D'gerolamo (French horn); Jack Thomas, Gerald Richardson , Ed Logan, Jack Hale (trombone).
Muze PNote Audio Remasterer: Vic Anesini.
Muze PNote Liner Note Authors: Robert Gordon; Tara McAdams.
Muze PNote One month after Elvis' 1968 Comeback Special aired on national television, Presley made the most artistically successful recordings of his later career. In January and February of 1969, he held sessions at American Studios in Memphis. Presley was reportedly worried that his recording career was finished, that he had been displaced by newcomers such as the Beatles. Perhaps goaded on by this perception, Presley reached new heights during the American sessions.
Muze PNote The material he chose was impassioned, gritty, and bluesy, the complete opposite of the movie songs he had sung for most of the previous decade. A slight case of laryngitis actually improved his performances, lending his voice an appropriate roughness. Many of the best recordings from these sessions appear on FROM ELVIS IN MEMPHIS, including the hit "In the Ghetto." FROM ELVIS IN MEMPHIS demonstrates how thoroughly Presley could remake a song to suit his talents, especially on the country standards "Long Black Limousine" and "I'll Hold You In My Heart," which he transforms into R&B screamers. This is intense, heartfelt, adult music, much like the blues Presley loved as a kid on Beale Street.

Producer: Ernst Mikael Jorgensen (Reissue)

Engineer: Chips Moman

Artist Overview

"Before Elvis, there was nothing," John Lennon once said. An overstatement, of course, but Elvis Presley's ascendance to superstardom in the mid-1950s kicked off a musical and social revolution whose impact has yet to abate. After the charming young man from Tupelo, Mississippi was discovered by Sun Records honcho Sam Phillips, the wise studio owner took Presley under his wing, leading to the landmark recording of his first single, "That's All Right (Mama)." The rest, of course, is well-documented history, with Elvis going on to conquer the pop charts, the box office, and beyond. He truly was the King, and his blend of country, pop, and R&B became the cornerstone of rock & roll.

Compilation Appearances

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Muze Music Compilations Now & Forever (Bonus Tracks)
Muze Music Compilations Lilo & Stitch
Muze Music Compilations Country's 20 Classic Gospel Songs Of
Muze Music Compilations Classic Country: Great Country Gospel / Vario
Muze Music Compilations Sun Records 50th Anniversary
Muze Music Compilations Forever Neil Diamond / Variou
Muze Music Compilations Now That's What I Call Christmas Vol 3
Muze Music Compilations Ultimate Rock & Roll Collection-50's
Muze Music Compilations Complete Million Dollar Sessions: 50th Anniversary
Muze Music Compilations Elvis At The Movies
Muze Music Compilations Psychobilly Box:rockabilly Roots Ho
Muze Music Compilations Rockin Bones: 1950S Punk & Rockabilly
Muze Music Compilations Malt Shop Memories Box Set
Muze Music Compilations The Essential Now That's What I Call Christmas
Muze Music Compilations Andrew Lloyd Webber 60
Muze Music Compilations Now That's What I Call Country Christ
Muze Music Compilations Now 36
Muze Music Compilations Ultimate Oldies But Goodies Collectio
Muze Music Compilations Megamind (Ost)
Muze Music Compilations No Strings Attached (Ost)
Muze Music Compilations Country's Greatest Gospel:platinum Ed
Muze Music Compilations Music Of Your Life
Muze Music Compilations Sun 60Th Anniversary
Muze Music Compilations Greetings From New Orleans
Muze Music Compilations 60'S Music Revolution
Muze Music Compilations Golden Age Of Country:crazy Arms
Muze Music Compilations America's Greatest Hits:1959
Muze Music Compilations Romantically Yours
Muze Music Compilations Dick Clark's Jukebox Gems
Muze Music Compilations Anyone Who Had A Heart
Muze Music Compilations Hit Parade:1962 25 Original Hit Recor
Muze Music Compilations Romancing The 60S
Muze Music Compilations Greatest Ever Party Album
Muze Music Compilations Portrait Of Dylan:influences 1969-70
Muze Music Compilations Box Set Series:joy Of Christmas
Muze Music Compilations America's Greatest Hits:1957
Muze Music Compilations Box Set Series:country Hits Of '60s &
Muze Music Compilations Big Hits Of Yesterday
Muze Music Compilations Country Top Hits Of The 50's
Muze Music Compilations Sun Records Greatest Hits
Muze Music Compilations Memphis Boys:story American Studios
Muze Music Compilations Paul Mccartney's Jukebox
Muze Music Compilations Cadillac Records (Music From The Motion Picture) ( Deluxe Version)
Muze Music Compilations Casual Victim Pile:austin 2010
Muze Music Compilations 1960 British Hit Parade:b Sides Pt 1
Muze Music Compilations Classic Christmas Album:martina Mcbri
Muze Music Compilations Doors Jukebox
Muze Music Compilations Decade Of Hits:60s
Muze Music Compilations Decade Of Hits:50s

Associated Artists and Works

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Feliciano, Jose
Haggard, Merle
Kool Kats
McDowell, Ronnie
Original Soundtrack
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Viva Las Vegas ~ Original Soundtrack
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Technical Info

Music Release Date Release Date : 07/28/2009
Music Original Release Date Original Release Date : 1969
Music CatalogId Catalog ID : 51497
Music Label Name Label : Legacy
Music Number of Discs Number of Discs : 2
Music Studio or Live Studio/Live : Studio
Music Mono or Stereo Mono/Stereo : Stereo
Music SPAR code SPAR Code : n/a
Music UPC UPC : 00886975149728

Professional Reviews

Rolling Stone (p.82)
- 4.5 stars out of 5 -- "What makes these sessions remarkable: the newfound maturity and soulfulness in Elvis' vocals, and producer Chips Moman's warm, distinctly Southern musical backing."

Rolling Stone (12/11/03, p.136)
- Ranked #190 in Rolling Stone's "The 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time"

Rolling Stone (8/2/01, p.66)
- 5 stars out of 5 - "...The studio sine qua non of his late-Sixties comeback period: new as polyester yet old as leather, religiously involved yet flashy as neon, refined like pop yet savage like rock & roll..."

Q (Magazine)
- 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he results were the closest he came to realising his all-embracing vision of American music."

Record Collector (magazine)
- 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] portrait of a mature, richer-voiced talent that had the relocated the ability to leave listeners awestruck."

Product Attributes
Product attributeArtist:   Presley,Elvis
Product attributeLabel:   Rca Records
Product attributeMusic Format:   Compact Disc
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