Saturday, 30 September 2017

The Elvis Presley Story - Part 11

Part XI of XV

King of the Strip

51 minutes


  • 101 Medleyby 01 Elvis Presley
  • 202 Medleyby 02 Elvis Presley
  • 303 Medleyby 03 Elvis Presley
  • 404 Medleyby 04 Elvis Presley

Summer  1969 Elvis rehearses for his opening in Vegas, "Blue Suede  Shoes". Sammy Davis JR, explains why Elvis is the best  "Suspicious Minds". <BR>"Johnny B. Goode". David Cramer remembers the opening night of July 1969 and the surprise press interview at the international. Elvis admitted some of  the movie songs were weak, and he wanted back into live recordings. Steve Allan talks about Elvis' comeback, November  1969 another million seller "Don't Cry Daddy". As did his next  single "Kentucky Rain".

January 1970, Elvis returns to the International Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada "Proud Mary", "Walk A Mile In My Shoes", "Yesterday", "Polk Salad Annie".

Colonel  Parker arranged to have M.G.M film Elvis' summer festival at  the International in August "Elvis - That's The Way It Is".  John Wilson the assistant director of the International  explains the Elvis fans and how they come out of the woodwork   whenever he is town. "You've Lost That Loving Feeling". Elvis  was awarded his 49th gold record while in Vegas "The Wonder Of  You". Bob Neal remembers Elvis in Vegas in 1970 and how he's  changed from the 50's, "The Next Step Is Love".

Friday, 29 September 2017

Volume 11

Mr Bs Time Machine

Volume 11

Your choices


2 hours 2 minutes 


  • 1Apacheby Shadows
  • 2I Got You (I Feel Good)by James Brown
  • 3Waterloo Sunsetby The Kinks
  • 4A Hard Day's Nightby The Beatles
  • 5She's Not Thereby Zombies
  • 6Standing In The Shadows Of Loveby The Four Tops
  • 7You've Really Got A Hold On Meby The Miracles
  • 8Glad All Overby The Dave Clark Five
  • 9Walk Matt Monroe
  • 10Letter from Sherryby Dale Ward
  • 11Private Dancerby Tina Turner
  • 12Robbin' the Cradleby Tony Bellus
  • 13Johnny Remember Meby John Leyton
  • 14Georgia On My Mindby Ray Charles
  • 15Bring It On Home To Meby Sam Cooke
  • 16This Old Heart Of Mine (Is Weak 4 You)by The Isley Brothers
  • 17The Green Doorby Frankie Vaughan
  • 18Silence Is Goldenby The Tremeloes
  • 19A Hundred Pounds Of Clayby Craig Douglas
  • 20Rockin' Robinby 01 Bobby Day
  • 21Over and Overby 02 Bobby Day
  • 22Little Bitty Pretty Oneby 03 Bobby Day
  • 23Your True Loveby Carl Perkins
  • 24Gone, Gone, Goneby Carl Perkins
  • 25Shake Your Hipsby Slim Harpo
  • 26Under Pressureby Queen
  • 27Under Pressure (Ice Ice Baby)by Jedward
  • 28The Weddingby Julie Rogers
  • 29(Is This The Way To) Amarilloby Tony Christie
  • 30Avenues And Alleyways - Tony Christieby Tony Christie
  • 31Chillun Walkby Hot Boogie Chillun
  • 32Take it to the limitby The Eagles
  • 33Free Birdby Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • 34Keep A Knockin'by Little Richard
  • 35Great Balls Of Fireby Jerry Lee Lewis
  • 36White Weddingby Billy Idol
  • 37Brothers In Armsby Dire Straits
  • 38Man Of Mysteryby The Shadows

Album Of The Week 12

As with every other album of the week, all we ask you to do, it pull out your CD. Or even stream it from your favourite streaming site, or even download it, whichever is your preference to listen, just give the album a listen, then give us your thoughts and feedback. We would love you to actually listen to the album, just to refresh your memory.

 Amazing Grace
His Greatest Sacred performances

RCA Records

Released: October 25th 1994
Recorded: January 1957 - March 1974
Genre: Gospel
Length: 1 hour 22 minutes 17 seconds
Label: RCA Victor


1-1 I Believe 2:06
1-2 (There'll Be) Peace In The Valley (For Me) 3:22
1-3 Take My Hand, Precious Lord 3:18
1-4 It Is No Secret (What God Can Do) 3:55
1-5 Milky White Way 2:14
1-6 His Hand In Mine 3:15
1-7 I Believe In The Man In The Sky 2:13
1-8 He Knows Just What I Need 2:13
1-9 Mansion Over The Hilltop 2:57
1-10 In My Father's House 2:05
1-11 Joshua Fit The Battle 2:41
1-12 Swing Down Sweet Chariot 2:34
1-13 I'm Gonna Walk Dem Golden Stairs 1:52
1-14 If We Never Meet Again 1:59
1-15 Known Only To Him 2:08
1-16 Working On The Building 1:54
1-17 Crying In The Chapel 2:24
1-18 On The Run 2:23
1-19 How Great Thou Art 3:02
1-20 Stand By Me 2:28
1-21 Where No One Stands Alone 2:44
1-22 So High 1:57
1-23 Farther Along 4:06
1-24 By And By 1:51
1-25 In The Garden 3:09
1-26 Somebody Bigger Than You And I 2:26
1-27 Without Him 2:29
1-28 If The Lord Wasn't Walking By My Side 1:38
1-29 Where Could I Go But To The Lord 3:36
2-1 We Call On Him 2:34
2-2 You'll Never Walk Alone 2:44
2-3 Only Believe 2:50
2-4 Amazing Grace 3:36
2-5 Miracle Of The Rosary 1:52
2-6 Lead Me, Guide Me 2:41
2-7 He Touched Me 2:40
2-8 I've Got Confidence 2:21
2-9 An Evening Prayer 1:56
2-10 Seeing Is Believing 2:54
2-11 A Thing Called Love 2:26
2-12 Put Your Hand In The Hand 3:16
2-13 Reach Out To Jesus 3:15
2-14 He Is My Everything 2:41
2-15 There Is No God But God 2:19
2-16 I, John 2:17
2-17 Bosom Of Abraham 1:36
2-18 Help Me 2:29
2-19 If That Isn't Love 3:31
2-20 Why Me Lord (Live Version) 2:53
2-21 How Great Thou Art (Live Version) 3:34
2-22 I, John (Previously Unreleased) 2:12
2-23 Bosom Of Abraham (Previously Unreleased) 0:52
2-24 You Better Run (Previously Unreleased) 1:52
2-25 Lead Me, Guide Me (Previously Unreleased) 2:53
2-26 Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus/Nearer My God To Thee (Previously Unreleased) 2:51

Amazing Grace: His Greatest Sacred Performances is a two-disc compilation of studio master recordings Elvis released in 1994 on RCA Records, catalogue number 66421-2. It also includes a booklet with session details and an essay by Charles Wolfe. It was certified double platinum on by the RIAA on July 15, 1999.

The set comprises recordings of gospel music made by Elvis during his career. The contents of all three gospel albums Presley released in his lifetime are included, while other songs had appeared on singles, an extended play single, and other albums. The set also contains five previously unreleased selections, and the two discs present the studio masters in chronological session order.
Disc one contains the entirety of his two albums released respectively in 1960 and 1967, His Hand In Mine and How Great Thou Art. The other five tracks contain the four-song EP Peace in the Valley from 1957, incorporated later that year into his first Christmas album, and the 1965 hit single "Crying in the Chapel" which reached No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Disc two contains the entirety of his 1972 album He Touched Me, with the five previously unreleased selections derived from a jam session captured on March 31, 1972, during the filming for Elvis on Tour. The songs "You'll Never Walk Alone" and "We Call On Him" were released as two sides of a single in time for Easter in 1968, and "Only Believe" and "Help Me" appeared as b-sides of singles in the 1970s but were excluded from the 1970s box set discs compiling his complete singles from that decade. The remaining five tracks appeared on Presley albums released during the 1970s, the songs "How Great Thou Art" and "Why Me Lord" being concert recordings.
This set accompanied RCA's mid-1990s compilation reissue program for Elvis Presley, including the five-disc box sets The King of Rock 'n' Roll: The Complete 50's Masters, From Nashville to Memphis: The Essential 60's Masters, Walk a Mile in My Shoes: The Essential 70's Masters, and the two-disc set anthologizing his 1960s soundtrack recordings, Command Performances: The Essential 60's Masters II. These nineteen compact discs, containing 507 recordings in total, constitute a substantial percentage of Presley's career output.
All selections recorded at Radio Recorders in Hollywood, RCA Studio B in Nashville, Tennessee, the Stax Recording Studio and the Mid-South Coliseum in Memphis, Tennessee. Unknown  location for  the March  1972  jam  session. Original recordings produced by Steve Sholes or Felton Jarvis.

Sunday, 24 September 2017

Show 233

Show 233

Remember, you can request a song for The Elvis Radio Show UK anytime, 
up to 4pm every Sunday, 
UK time just by emailing us!

2 hours 17 minutes 


  • 1lead me, guide meby 01 Elvis Presley
  • 2the first time ever i saw your faceby 02 Elvis Presley
  • 3amazing graceby 03 Elvis Presley
  • 4Good Time Charlie's Got The Blues (1974-08-16)by 04 Elvis Presley
  • 5Funny How Time Slips Awayby 05 Elvis Presley
  • 6Rags To Riches Take 3by 06 Elvis Presley
  • 7Just Pretendby 07 Elvis Presley
  • 8A Mess of Blues (Alternate Take)by 08 Elvis Presley
  • 9Stay Awayby 09 Elvis Presley
  • 10Singing Treeby 10 Elvis Presley
  • 11Rip It Upby The Million Dollar Quartet
  • 12Rip It Up fragment - saturday night and i just got laidby 12 Elvis Presley
  • 13Rip It Upby 13 Elvis Presley
  • 14I Don't Care If the Sun Don't Shineby 14 Elvis Presley
  • 15Clean Up Your Own Backyardby 15 Elvis Presley
  • 16Lovin Armsby 16 Elvis Presley
  • 17How The Web Was Wovenby 17 Elvis Presley
  • 18A Little Bit Of Greenby 18 Elvis Presley
  • 19An American Trilogyby 19 Elvis Presley
  • 20Foolby 20 Elvis Presley
  • 21The Thrill Of Your Loveby 21 Elvis Presley
  • 22long black limousine [take 9 with vocal repairs]by 22 Elvis Presley
  • 23It's Midnight (listen cilla)by 23 Elvis Presley
  • 24Your Love's Been A Long Time Comingby 24 Elvis Presley
  • 25Heart Of Romeby 25 Elvis Presley
  • 26Got A Lot O' Livin' To Do!by 26 Elvis Presley
  • 27You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'by The Righteous Brothers
  • 28You've Lost That Loving Feelingby 28 Elvis Presley
  • 29A Dog's Life (Take 8)by 29 Elvis Presley
  • 30O Solo Mio - It's Now Or Neverby 30 Elvis Presley
  • 31Blue Eyes Crying In The Rainby 31 Elvis Presley
  • 32The Fair's Moving Onby 32 Elvis Presley
  • 33When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Againby 33 Elvis Presley
  • 34Stand By Meby 34 Elvis Presley
  • 35You Asked Me Toby 35 Elvis Presley
  • 36What Now My Loveby 36 Elvis Presley
  • 37Big Love Big Heartacheby 37 Elvis Presley
  • 38Bridge Over Troubled Waterby 38 Elvis Presley
  • 39Datin' (Takes 1-4)by 39 Elvis Presley
  • 40For The Good Times (1972-03-27)by 40 Elvis Presley
  • 41Suzi Quatro - Singing With Angelsby Suzi Quatro

Friday, 22 September 2017

Album Of The Week 11

As with every other album of the week, all we ask you to do, it pull out your vinyl, 8 track cassette, cassette, or CD.
Or even stream it from your favourite streaming site, or even download it, whichever is your preference to listen, just give the album a listen, then give us your thoughts and feedback.
We would love you to actually listen to the album, just to refresh your memory.

Blue Hawaii
LPM 2428

Released: October 20th 1961
Recorded: March 21 - 23rd 1961
Genre: Pop, Hawaiian music
Length: 32 minutes 02 seconds 
Label: RCA Victor


Blue Hawaii 2:35
Almost Always True 2:24
Aloha Oe 1:54
No More 2:22
Can't Help Falling In Love 2:59
Rock-A-Hula Baby 1:58
Moonlight Swim 2:18
Ku-u-i-po (Hawaiian Sweetheart) 2:20
Ito Eats 1:25
Slicin' Sand 1:34
Hawaiian Sunset 2:30
Beach Boys Blue 2:00
Island Of Love (Kauai) 2:40
Hawaiian Wedding Song 2:48

Blue Hawaii is the fourteenth album by American singer and musician Elvis Presley, released on RCA Victor Records in mono and stereo, LPM/LSP 2426, on October 20, 1961. It is the soundtrack to the 1961 film of the same name starring Presley. Recording sessions took place at Radio Recorders in Hollywood on March 21, 22, and 23, 1961. In the United States, the album spent 20 weeks at the number one slot and 39 weeks in the Top 10 on Billboard's Top Pop LPs chart. It was certified Gold on December 21, 1961, Platinum and 2x Platinum on March 27, 1992 and 3x Platinum on July 30, 2002 by the Recording Industry Association of America. On the US Top Pop Albums chart Blue Hawaii is second only to the soundtrack of West Side Story as the most successful album of the 1960s.

RCA and Presley's manager, Colonel Tom Parker, had initially planned a schedule of one soundtrack and one popular music release per year for Presley, in addition to the requisite four singles. To coincide with the location of the film, touches of Hawaiian music were included, from instrumentation to the traditional song "Aloha 'Oe". The title song was taken from the 1937 Bing Crosby film Waikiki Wedding, and "Hawaiian Wedding Song" dates from a 1926 operetta.

The songs "Can't Help Falling in Love" and "Rock-A-Hula Baby" were pulled off the album for two sides of a single released on November 21, 1961. The A-side "Can't Help Falling in Love," which would become the standard closer for an Elvis Presley concert in the 1970s, went to number two on the Billboard Hot 100, while the b-side charted independently at number 23.

The Blue Hawaii soundtrack was nominated for a Grammy Award in 1961 in the category of Best Sound Track Album or Recording of Original Cast from a Motion Picture or Television.

The success of this soundtrack and its predecessor G. I. Blues, both of which sold in much greater quantity than Presley's two regular releases of the time, Elvis Is Back! and Something for Everybody, set the pace for the rest of the decade. Parker and Presley would focus on Elvis' film career, non-soundtrack albums taking a back seat with only six during the 1960s against sixteen full-length soundtrack albums among 27 movies and the comeback special. Five songs from this album appear on the 1995 compendium soundtrack box set Command Performances: The Essential 60s Masters II: "Can't Help Falling in Love", "Rock-a-Hula Baby", "Blue Hawaii," "Hawaiian Wedding Song," and "Beach Boy Blues." 

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