Elvis Presley ‎– The Essential Elvis Presley

Label:
RCA ‎– 88697118032, Sony BMG Music Entertainment Strategic Marketing Group ‎– 88697118032
Series:
Format:
2 × CD, Compilation
Country:
Released:
Genre:
Style:

Tracklist Hide Credits

1-1 Suspicious Minds
Written-By – James*
4:29
1-2 Blue Suede Shoes
Written-By – Perkins*
1:58
1-3 Jailhouse Rock
Written-By – Leiber/Stoller*
2:37
1-4 Love Me Tender
Written-By – Presley*, Matson*
2:45
1-5 Don't Be Cruel
Written-By – Presley*, Blackwell*
2:04
1-6 King Creole
Written-By – Leiber/Stoller*
2:08
1-7 Hard Headed Woman
Written-By – Demetrius*
1:56
1-8 All Shook Up
Written-By – Presley*, Blackwell*
2:00
1-9 Hound Dog
Written-By – Leiber/Stoller*
2:16
1-10 Too Much
Written-By – Weinman*, Rosenberg*
2:33
1-11 Heartbreak Hotel
Written-By – Presley*, Axton*, Durden*
2:10
1-12 (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear
Written-By – Lowe*, Mann*
1:48
1-13 (Let's Have A) Party
Written-By – Robinson*
1:26
1-14 That's All Right
Written-By – Crudup*
1:53
1-15 One Night
Written-By – Bartholomew*, King*
2:33
1-16 (Now And Then There's) A Fool Such As I
Written-By – Trader*
2:40
1-17 A Big Hunk O' Love
Written-By – Schroeder*, Wyche*
2:12
1-18 Wear My Ring Around Your Neck
Written-By – Carroll*, Moody*
2:15
1-19 Crying In The Chapel
Written-By – Glenn*
2:23
1-20 Stuck On You
Written-By – Schroeder*, McFarland*
2:21
1-21 Wooden Heart
Written-By – Kaempfert*, Twomey*, Wise/Weisman*
1:58
1-22 Viva Las Vegas
Written-By – Pomus/Shuman*
2:16
1-23 (You're The) Devil In Disguise
Written-By – Giant/Baum/Kaye*
2:23
1-24 Guitar Man
Written-By – Hubbard*
2:15
1-25 A Little Less Conversation (JXL Single Version)
Remix – JXL*Written-By – Davis*
3:30
Bonus Track
1-26 Welcome To My World
Written-By – Hathcock*, Winkler*
1:56
2-1 In The Ghetto
Written-By – Davis*
2:57
2-2 Burning Love
Written-By – Linde*
2:50
2-3 Always On My Mind
Written-By – Christopher*, James*, Carson*
3:37
2-4 The Wonder Of You
Written-By – Knight*
2:33
2-5 I Just Can't Help Believin'
Written-By – Hardin*, Weil/Mann*
4:34
2-6 There Goes My Everything
Written-By – Frazier*, Spreen*
2:45
2-7 You Don't Have To Say You Love Me
Written-By – Donaggio*, Napier-Bell*, Wickham*, Pallavicine*
2:29
2-8 An American Trilogy
Written-By – Newbury*
4:28
2-9 Are You Lonesome Tonight?
Written-By – Handman*, Turk*
2:52
2-10 My Boy
Written-By – Martin/Coulter*, Francois*, Bourtayre*, Leech*, Lavot*
3:18
2-11 Green Green Grass Of Home
Written-By – Putman, Jr.*
3:35
2-12 Can't Help Falling In Love
Written-By – Weiss*, Peretti/Creatore*
3:01
2-13 Rock A Hula Baby
Written-By – Fuller*, Wise/Weisman*
1:58
2-14 Return To Sender
Written-By – Blackwell*, Scott*
2:09
2-15 Don't
Written-By – Leiber/Stoller*
2:49
2-16 (Marie's The Name) His Latest Flame
Written-By – Pomus/Shuman*
2:10
2-17 Good Luck Charm
Written-By – Schroeder*, Gold*
2:26
2-18 Surrender
Written-By – Pomus/Shuman*
1:51
2-19 She's Not You
Written-By – Pomus*, Stoller/Leiber*
2:08
2-20 A Mess Of Blues
Written-By – Pomus/Shuman*
2:38
2-21 It's Now Or Never
Written-By – Schroeder*, Gold*
3:15
2-22 Fever
Written-By – Cooley*, Davenport*
3:33
2-23 Moody Blue
Written-By – James*
2:53
2-24 Way Down
Written-By – Martine, Jr.*
2:37
2-25 My Way
Written-By – Francois*, Reaux*, Anka*
3:49
Bonus Track
2-26 If I Can Dream
Written-By – Brown*
3:11

Companies, etc.

Credits

Notes

Mastered at Sony Studios, NYC

Track 1-1 recorded January 22, 1969
Track 1-2 recorded January 30, 1956
Track 1-3 recorded 30 April, 1957
Track 1-4 recorded August 24, 1956
Track 1-5 recorded July 2, 1956
Track 1-6 recorded January 23, 1958
Track 1-7 recorded January 15, 1958
Track 1-8 recorded January 12, 1957
Track 1-9 recorded July 2, 1956
Track 1-10 recorded September 2, 1956
Track 1-11 recorded January 10, 1956
Tracks 1-12 and 1-13 recorded January 15-18, 1957
Track 1-14 recorded July 5-6, 1954
Track 1-15 recorded February 23, 1957
Tracks 1-16 and 1-17 recorded June 10, 1958
Track 1-18 recorded February 1, 1958
Track 1-19 recorded October 30, 1960
Track 1-20 recorded March 20, 1960
Track 1-21 recorded April 28, 1960
Track 1-22 recorded July 10, 1963
Track 1-23 recorded May 26, 1963
Track 1-24 recorded September 10, 1967
Track 1-25 recorded June 23 1968
Track 1-26 recorded Jan 14, 1973
Track 2-1 recorded January 20, 1969
Track 2-2 recorded March 28, 1972
Track 2-3 recorded March 29, 1972
Track 2-4 recorded at The International Hotel, Las Vegas, NV, February 18, 1970
Track 2-5 recorded August 11, 1970
Track 2-6 recorded June 8, 1970
Track 2-7 recorded June 6, 1970
Track 2-8 recorded February 16, 1972
Track 2-9 recorded April 3, 1960
Track 2-10 recorded December 13, 1973
Track 2-11 recorded March 10, 1975
Tracks 2-12 and 2-13 recorded March 23, 1961
Track 2-14 recorded March 27, 1962
Track 2-15 recorded September 6, 1957
Track 2-16 recorded June 25, 1961
Track 2-17 recorded October 15, 1961
Track 2-18 recorded October 30, 1960
Track 2-19 recorded March 19, 1962
Track 2-20 recorded March 20, 1960
Track 2-21 recorded April 3, 1960
Track 2-22 recorded April 3, 1960
Track 2-23 recorded February 4, 1976
Track 2-24 recorded October 29, 1976
Track 2-25 recorded June 21, 1977
Track 2-26 recorded June 23, 1968

Jewel Case with 8 page booklet.
The European release omits the extensive liner notes of the US pressing.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (String): 886971180329
  • Label Code (Discs): LC 13989
  • Label Code (Back Cover): LC 13449
  • Rights Society: BIEM/GEMA
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1): A0100834004-0102 05
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2): A0100834012-0202 03
  • Mastering SID Code (Disc One): IFPI L553
  • Mastering SID Code (Disc Two): IFPI L551
  • Mould SID Code (Disc One): IFPI LY33
  • Mould SID Code (Disc Two): IFPI LY33

Recommendations

Reviews