Elvis Presley ‎– The Essential Elvis Presley

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RCA ‎– 88697536812, Sony BMG Music Entertainment Strategic Marketing Group ‎– 88697536812
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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

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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

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

Other Versions (5 of 22) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
88697118032 Elvis Presley The Essential Elvis Presley(2xCD, Comp) RCA, Sony BMG Music Entertainment Strategic Marketing Group 88697118032 Europe 2007 Sell This Version
none Elvis* The King(3xCD, Comp) Real News none Greece 2011 Sell This Version
88697118032 Elvis Presley The Essential Elvis Presley(2xCD, Comp, RM) RCA, Sony BMG Music Entertainment Strategic Marketing Group 88697118032 Indonesia 2007 Sell This Version
88697118042 Elvis* The King(2xCD, Comp) Sony BMG Music Entertainment, RCA 88697118042 Australia 2007 Sell This Version
none Elvis* The King(2xCD, Comp, S/Edition, Boo) Σκαϊ none Greece 2009 Sell This Version

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