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Old 08-26-2017, 09:11 PM
 
Location: Coastal New Jersey
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Suspicious Minds (1969)....mega hit, fantastic song...especially live with his karate moves and cape!

Kentucky Rain (1970) ....written by Eddie Rabbitt!

Way Down (1977) ...his last single

Separate Ways (1972) ....love it, a real tear jerker, about his separation with Priscilla

You Were Always On My Mind (1972) ...a decade before Willie Nelson's version and imo better

American Trilogy (1973)....from Aloha TV special

Baby What You Want Me to Be (1968) ....from his '68 Comeback special

Peace In the Valley (1957) ....Elvis was great at gospel...this one gives me goose bumps

A Little Less Conversation (1968)....fantastic...remixed 4 decades later and a big hit

Little Sister (1961) ....cool tune, nice guitar riff

Mystery Train (1955) ....an early hit that started the ball rollin'
I didn't know he recorded Peace in the Valley. Nice song. Going to YouTube it.
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Old 08-27-2017, 06:56 AM
 
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I didn't know he recorded Peace in the Valley. Nice song. Going to YouTube it.
You should be able to find a clip of him performing it on the Ed Sullivan Show. It's an acapella performance, with the Jordanaires backing him.
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Old 08-27-2017, 12:35 PM
 
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I think watching him in his early movies is fun.
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Old 08-28-2017, 04:17 PM
 
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'Suspicious Minds', 'Crying In The Chapel', 'Burnin' Love', 'Blue Suede Shoes'.
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Old 09-02-2017, 07:03 AM
 
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My favorite is "Love Me Tender" and it isn't even his best.

I like it because he is young and tender when he recorded the song for the movie. The movie was about a young and tender person whose heart was broken but trapped in a no win situation. The song is simple and true, perfect baritone sung tenderly. And Elvis himself was apparently that young tender (again) man who went a little overboard but not as much as later.

I like it also because I have never heard anyone have a complaint about Elvis, all who knew him say sweet things about him. That is unusual in this world.
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Old 09-02-2017, 01:56 PM
 
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I think watching him in his early movies is fun.
I liked him in "Forest Gump".
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Old 09-02-2017, 03:44 PM
 
Location: So Ca
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I think watching him in his early movies is fun.
Yes. (And was he cute, or what?) From "Viva Las Vegas."


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_fTiGRljqDk
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