WRITING FOR THE KING

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Category: Studio Recordings and Demos by Original Writers
Original Release Date: 1969-1972
FTD Release Date: November 2006
Recording Location: Las Vegas, NV
FTD Release Format: 2-CD with Booklet
    Disc 1
    Blue Suede Shoes
    I Got A Woman
    All Shook Up
    Love Me Tender
    Jailhouse Rock/Don't Be Cruel
    Heartbreak Hotel-Hound Dog (08/24/69)
    Words
    Yesterday/Hey Jude
    In The Ghetto (08/25/69)
    Don' Cry Daddy
    Polk Salad Annie (02/16/70)
    Kentucky Rain (02/17/70)
    Walk A Mile In My Shoes (02/16/70)
    Something
    You've Lost That Loving Feeling (08/11/70)
    I Just Can't Help Believin' (08/13/70)
    Never Been To Spain
    Love Me
    Teddy Bear/Don' Be Cruel
    A Big Hunk O' Love (02/14/72)
    Suspicious Minds
    Can't Help Falling In Love (08/24/69)
    Disc 2
    Heartbreak Hotel (Glenn Reeves)
    Teddy Bear (Otis Blackwell)
    Don't Ask Me Why (Jimmy Breedlove)
    Hard Headed Woman (Jimmy Breedlove)
    Trouble (Jerry Leiber)
    Wear My Ring Around Your Neck (Gus Coletti)
    Pocketful Of Rainbow (Jimmy Breedlove)
    No More (Don Robertson)
    His Latest Flame (Mort Shuman)
    Good Luck Charm (Singer: Robert Moseley)
    Devil In Disguise (Bill Giant)
    Viva Las Vegas (Mort Shuman)
    C'mon Everybody (Bob Johnston)
    Kissin' Cousins (Malcolm Dodd)
    My Desert Serenade (Kenny Karen)
    Could I Fall In Love (Malcolm Dodd)
    The Love Machine (Gerald Nelson
    Clambake - alternate song (Winfield Scott)
    Wearin' That Loved On Look (Dallas Frazier)
    I've Lost You (Peter Lee Sterling)
    The Next Step Is Love (Paul Evans)
    Mary In The Morning (Johnny Cymbal)
    Burning Love (Dennis Linde)
    T.R.O.U.B.L.E. (Jerry Chesnut)
    Raised On Rock (Mark James)
    Way Down (Layng Martine Jr.)
    "Writing For The King" showcases 142 interviews with songwriters whose work was recorded by Elvis Presley. Learn the stories behind hundreds of Elvis classics in this definitive study of the songs that shook the world. Handwritten lyrics, rare photographs, documents, and vintage memorabilia augment this compelling look at Elvis' extraordinary musical legacy. The book also comes complete with two CDs - one comprising Elvis' live recordings from Las Vegas and the other featuring songwriter demos - further illuminating the work of the most influential musical artist of all time.


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