JUKE BOX MARCH 2015
SONGS MADE FAMOUS BY ELVIS
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1. HEARTBREAK HOTEL -GLENN REEVES
The original demo version that Elvis learned the song from.
2. BLUE SUEDE SHOES – PEE WEE KING
Along with Hank Williams, King was probably the most successful C&W songwriter in the early 1950s.
3. DON’T BE CRUEL – CHUCK JACKSON
One of R&B’s most successful singers of the early 1960s.
4. HOUND DOG – EVERLY BROTHERS
Rock’n’roll’s most successful duo give it their own distinctive treatment.
5. LOVE ME TENDER – THE BROWNS
The ‘Three Bells’ trio’s distinctive rendition
6. ALL SHOOK UP – BRIAN HYLAND
A rare rocker from the ‘Sealed With A Kiss’ and ‘Ginny Come Lately’ lad.
7. TEDDY BEAR- OTIS BLACKWELL
The composer of many Elvis hits (inc. ‘Don’t Be Cruel’) with the demo of this song.
8. LOVING YOU – THE RIGHTEOUS BROTHERS
The unmistakable Bill Medley handles the vocal.
9. JAILHOUSE ROCK – CONWAY TWITTY
One of the all time top country singers in his early rock days
10. HARD HEADED WOMAN – WANDA JACKSON
No girl can rock like Wanda
11. ONE NIGHT – FATS DOMINO
Smiley Lewis’ New Orleans written classic by that city’s No. 1 son.
12. A FOOL SUCH AS I – DORIS DAY
A debut for Doris on this Juke Box. Too easy listening for you, or would you like more? Do let me know
13. CRY- LESLEY GORE
The Party girl revives Johnnie Ray’s breakthrough hit
14. PONY TIME – DON COVAY & THE GOODTIMERS
15. TAKE THIS HURT OFF ME – DON COVAY
Under-rated R&B great with the song that Chubby Checker covered and took to the top in the US, followed by one of the many great soul tracks he cut.