Elvis Presley

Golden Records Vol.1 (6785425)

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Golden Records Vol.1

Elvis Presley

Vinyl Lovers

8436544170251

LPS 146888

6785425

ROCK AND ROLL

1

LP 12,39 €

INCLUDES 2 BONUS TRACKS

This quintessential collector’s edition includes the sensational album Elvis’ Golden Records. The fifth album by Elvis Presley, it was issued by RCA Victor (LPM 1707) in March 1958. This masterpiece is a compilation of hit singles released in 1956 and 1957,and is widely believed to be the first greatest hits album in rock and roll history. It is the first of five Elvis Golden/Gold Records compilations, four of which would be released during Presley’s lifetime. Golden Records contains eight number one A-sides along with five B-sides, “Hound Dog”, “Loving You”, “That’s When Your Heartaches Begin”, “Treat Me Nice”, “Anyway You Want Me”, and one album track, “Love Me”, originally issued on the 1956 LP Elvis. Every flipside also hit the chart separately from its parent hit side, with four making the Top 40, and “Hound Dog” also topping the chart; chart positions noted for those tracks individually. “Love Me” was also included on the Elvis Vol. 1 EP single which made the top ten on the singles chart. Without a doubt, this masterpiece helped define the exact nature of early rock & roll and contains several commercial hits with which the King of Rock made his name.

ELVIS PRESLEY, vocals & guitar, plus:

SIDE 1 [1], [3-5], & [7], and SIDE 2 [1] & [6]:
Scotty Moore (g), Bill Black (b), Floyd Cramer, Shorty Long, Gordon Stoker (p),
D.J. Fontana (d), The Jordanaires (backing vocals).

Recorded at RCA’s Studio B, Nashville, Tennessee, RCA Studios,
New York, and Radio Recorders’ Studio 1, Hollywood, California,
between July 1956 and April 1957.

SIDE 1 [2] & SIDE 2 [3]:
Scotty Moore (e-g), Tiny Timbrell (g), Bill Black (b),
Dudley Brooks or Gordon Stoker (p), Hoyt Hawkins (p & org),
D.J. Fontana (d), George Fields (har), The Jordanaires (backing vocals).

Recorded at the Paramount Scoring Stage and Radio Recorders’ studios,
Hollywood, California,January-February, 1957.

SIDE 2 [7]:
Scotty Moore, Chet Atkins, (g), Bill Black (b), Marvin Hughes (p) D.J. Fontana (d).
Recorded at RCA’s Studio B, Nashville, Tennessee, April 14, 1956.

SIDE 2 [4]:
Vito Mumolo (g), Michael “Myer” Rubin (b),
The Ken Darby Trio: Red Robinson, Jon Dobson, Charles Prescott (backing vocals).

Recorded at 20th Century Fox’s Stage 1, Hollywood, California, August 24, 1956.

SIDE 1 [6] & SIDE 2 [2] & [5]:
Scotty Moore, Chet Atkins (g), Bill Black (b),
Marvin Hughes, Gordon Stoker (p), D.J. Fontana (d),
The Jordanaires, Millie Kirkham (backing vocals).

Recorded at Radio Recorders’ Studio 1, Hollywood, California,
between September 1956 and September 1957.

SIDE 1

01. HOUND DOG
02. LOVING YOU
03. ALL SHOOK UP
04. HEARTBREAK HOTEL
05. JAILHOUSE ROCK
06. LOVE ME
07. TOO MUCH

SIDE 2

01. DON’T BE CRUEL
02. THAT’S WHEN YOUR HEARTACHES BEGIN
03. (LET ME BE YOUR) TEDDY BEAR
04. LOVE ME TENDER
05. TREAT ME NICE
06. ANYWAY YOU WANT ME (THAT’S HOW I WILL BE)
07. I WANT YOU, I NEED YOU, I LOVE YOU