Annotation

1. 1954
2. 1956
3. 1956
4. 1956
5. 1956
6. 1957
7. 1956
8. 1957
9. 1956
10. 1957
11. 1957
12. 1958
13. 1958
14. 1958
15. 1959
16. 1958
17. 1959
18. 1960
19. 1960
20. 1960
21. 1961
22. 1961

Annotation last modified on 2006-03-18 19:48 .

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 That's All Right
4 1:58
2 Heartbreak Hotel
3.75 2:11
3 Hound Dog
3.65 2:17
4 Love Me Tender
3.8 2:49
5 Don't Be Cruel
4 2:05
6 All Shook Up
2:02
7 I Want You, I Need You, I Love You
2:41
8 Jailhouse Rock
5 2:30
9 Love Me
4 2:47
10 (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear
3 1:52
11 Too Much
2.35 2:36
12 Hard Headed Woman
1:57
13 One Night
2 2:36
14 Wear My Ring Around Your Neck
2.5 2:18
15 A Fool Such as I
2:38
16 Don't
2:52
17 A Big Hunk o' Love
2:17
18 It's Now or Never
3:19
19 Stuck on You
1 2:23
20 Are You Lonesome Tonight?
3 3:10
21 Little Sister
2:37
22 Can't Help Falling in Love
3:03

Credits

CD 1

electric guitar:
Scotty Moore (American guitarist and recording engineer) (track 11)
additional performer:
The Jordanaires (tracks 3, 5, 9, 11, 14)
The Jordanaires (1957-01-15 – 1957-01-18) (track 10)
The Jordanaires (1960-03-20) (track 19)
The Jordanaires (1960-04-03) (track 20)
additional writer:
Vera Matson (1956) (track 4)
Elvis Presley (1956) (track 4)
assistant engineer:
Dan Milazzo (tracks 2–5, 10–11, 13, 19–20)
Claudius Mittendorfer (tracks 2–5, 10–11, 13, 19–20)
composer:
Bert Carroll (track 14)
Lou Handman (track 20)
Pearl King (track 13)
Mike Stoller (tracks 3, 8–9, 16)
Eduardo di Capua (track 18)
Dave Bartholomew (track 13)
Claude Demetrius (track 12)
Russell Moody (track 14)
Anita Steiman (track 13)
George R. Poulton (1861) (track 4)
J. Leslie McFarland (composer) (1960-03-20) (track 19)
engineer:
Ray Bardani (tracks 2–5, 10–11, 13, 19–20)
lead vocals:
Elvis Presley (tracks 1–3, 5, 9, 11, 13–14)
Elvis Presley (1956-09-01) (track 4)
Elvis Presley (1957-01-15 – 1957-01-18) (track 10)
Elvis Presley (1960-03-20) (track 19)
Elvis Presley (1960-04-03) (track 20)
lyricist:
Bert Carroll (track 14)
Pearl King (track 13)
Dave Bartholomew (track 13)
Claude Demetrius (track 12)
Wally Gold (track 18)
Jerry Leiber (tracks 3, 8–9, 16)
Russell Moody (track 14)
Aaron Schroeder (50s/60s US songwriter) (track 18)
Anita Steiman (track 13)
Roy Turk (track 20)
Ken Darby (1956) (track 4)
Aaron Schroeder (50s/60s US songwriter) (1960-03-20) (track 19)
mastering:
Ted Jensen (American mastering engineer) (tracks 2–3, 5, 13)
George Marino (tracks 19–20)
mixer:
Ray Bardani (tracks 19–20)
David Bendeth (tracks 19–20)
vocals:
Elvis Presley (track 22)
Ben Speer (track 2)
Gordon Stoker (track 2)
Jon Dodson (1956-09-01) (track 4)
Charles Prescott (1956-09-01) (track 4)
Rad Robinson (1956-09-01) (track 4)
writer:
Mae Boren Axton (track 2)
Otis Blackwell (tracks 5–6)
Luigi Creatore (track 22)
Tommy Durden (track 2)
Ira Kosloff (track 7)
Bernie Lowe (track 10)
Kal Mann (track 10)
Maurice Mysels (track 7)
Hugo Peretti (track 22)
Doc Pomus (track 21)
Lee Rosenberg (track 11)
Mort Shuman (track 21)
Bernard Weinman (track 11)
George David Weiss (track 22)
Sid Wyche (track 17)
Elvis Presley (tracks 2, 5–6)
Aaron Schroeder (50s/60s US songwriter) (track 17)
publisher:
Intersong (German publisher) (track 22)
Jerry Leiber Music (track 8)
Mike Stoller Music (ASCAP) (track 8)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (tracks 2, 8)
Elvis Presley Music (1956 –) (track 4)
remasters:
Love Me (legacy edition remaster) by Elvis Presley (track 9)
Love Me Tender (legacy edition remaster) by Elvis Presley (track 4)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 45) (track 2)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 112) (track 1)
cover recording of:
Love Me (track 9)
That’s All Right (track 1)
Hound Dog (1956-07-02) (track 3)
Too Much (1956-09-02) (track 11)
One Night (1957-02-23) (track 13)
Are You Lonesome Tonight? (1960-04-03) (track 20)
is the basis for:
Kara fra sahara (track 3)
later parody versions:
Cut-Rate Hotel (track 2)
Don't Be Fooled (track 5)
Found God (track 3)
H.B. Hotel (track 2)
Jail Got Rocked (track 8)
Little Esther (track 21)
Wise Men Still (track 22)
later translated parody versions:
Bullhouse Rock (track 8)
later translated versions:
Comment ne pas être amoureux de vous ? (French translation transl) (track 22)
Estremécete (track 6)
Gel', du magst mi (track 9)
Ist schon gut (track 1)
Mit dir leben! (track 4)
Mun sormuksein (track 14)
Oa Nacht mit dir (track 13)
Todo irá bien (Spanish translation) (track 22)
Zuchthaus Rock (track 8)
¿Estás sola esta noche? (spanish translation of Are You Lonesome Tonight?) (track 20)
佛跳牆 (track 5)
好きにならずにいられない (“Can’t Help Falling in Love” Japanese version) (track 22)
情難再續 (track 20)
懷往年 (track 22)
監獄ロック (track 8)
later versions:
Sois pas cruel (track 5)
recording of:
A Big Hunk o' Love (track 17)
All Shook Up (track 6)
Don't (track 16)
Hard Headed Woman (track 12)
It’s Now or Never (track 18)
Jailhouse Rock (track 8)
Little Sister (track 21)
Heartbreak Hotel (1956-01-10) (track 2)
Don’t Be Cruel (1956-07-02) (track 5)
Love Me Tender (1956-09-01) (track 4)
(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear (1957-01-15 – 1957-01-18) (track 10)
Stuck on You (1960-03-20) (track 19)
referred to in medleys:
Do You Remember (Stars on 45) (track 1)
Raggarkungen (tracks 2, 10)
Swing the Mood (tracks 3, 6, 8)
version of:
Aura Lea (track 4)
One Night (Of Sin) (track 13)
’O sole mio (track 18)

Release Group

part of: The Rock 'n' Roll Era (Time-Life Music) (number: 6)