Friday, 1 September 2017

The Elvis Presley Story - Part 10

The Elvis Presley Story
Part X of XV

"Changes"

52 minutes 32 seconds




 Elvis' Daughter is born, Billy Strange remembers, Jerry Reed tells of how he had to leave his fishing trip to go to Elvis recording session to do "Guitar Man". "U.S Male". Alan Fortes remembers the times they went to the movies with Elvis and how they got to see first run movies, "A Little Less     Conversation".
The 68 TV Special "Memories". Bones Howe talks about the TV Special, and how they would get Elvis to do the show, Steve Binder talks about Elvis and asked Elvis if he would have recorded MacArthur Park. "The Yellow Rose Of Texas/Eyes Of Texas". Steve Binder explains how they wanted the show to go and show Elvis as a human. Bones Howe tells of the recording "If I Can Dream". Steve Binder tells how he suggested getting Elvis old backing band back together, Scotty Moore remembers the rehearsals they did in Burbank. Bones Howe tells of how Elvis was nervous about going out and doing the stand up shows. "Lawdy Miss Clawdy", "Baby What You Want Me To  Do", "Love Me Tender", "Heartbreak Hotel", "Hound Dog", "All Shook Up", "Can't Help Falling In Love"
Elvis back in Memphis, Marty Lacker talks about the 1969 Memphis recording session, and how he cut 36 tracks, "Only The Strong Survive". Drummer Hall Blaine explains how he recorded "Gentle On My Mind", Mac Davis sends in a selection of tracks for Elvis to possibly record "In The Ghetto", Elvis first message song. 

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Running Time: 52:32

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