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Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Wooden Heart
1 2:06
2 Heartbreak Hotel
3.75 2:09
3 Hound Dog
3.65 2:18
4 Love Me Tender
3.8 2:47
5 Don't Be Cruel
4 2:04
6 All Shook Up
2:00
7 I Want You, I Need You, I Love You
2:40
8 Jailhouse Rock
5 2:25
9 Stuck on You
2:17
10 Teddy Bear
3 1:50
11 Too Much
2:34
12 Hard Headed Woman
1:56
13 One Night
2 2:35
14 Wear My Ring Around Your Neck
2:18
15 A Fool Such as I
2:28
16 Don't
2:51
17 A Big Hunk of Love
2:06
18 Are You Lonesome Tonight
3 3:09
19 It's Now or Never
2.65 3:17
20 I Got Stung
1:52
21 I Need Your Love Tonight
2:05
22 Party
1:31
23 A Mess of Blues
2:43
24 Blue Suede Shoes
4.5 2:00

Credits

CD 1

additional performer:
The Jordanaires (tracks 1, 3, 5, 10, 18–19)
additional writer:
Vera Matson (1956) (track 4)
Elvis Presley (1956) (track 4)
assistant engineer:
Dan Milazzo (tracks 1–5, 10, 13, 18–19)
Claudius Mittendorfer (tracks 1–5, 10, 13, 18–19)
audio engineer:
Jeff Juliano (track 19)
composer:
Dave Bartholomew (track 13)
Bert Carroll (track 14)
Claude Demetrius (track 12)
Lou Handman (track 18)
Russell Moody (track 14)
Mike Stoller (tracks 3, 8, 16)
Bill Trader (track 15)
Eduardo di Capua (track 19)
Pearl King (track 13)
Anita Steiman (track 13)
George R. Poulton (1861) (track 4)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955) (tracks 24, 24)
engineer:
Ray Bardani (tracks 1–5, 10, 13, 18–19)
lead vocals:
Elvis Presley (tracks 1–3, 5, 10, 13, 18–19, 24)
Elvis Presley (1956-09-01) (track 4)
lyricist:
Dave Bartholomew (track 13)
Bert Carroll (track 14)
Claude Demetrius (track 12)
Russell Moody (track 14)
Bill Trader (track 15)
Wally Gold (track 19)
Pearl King (track 13)
Jerry Leiber (tracks 3, 8, 16)
Aaron Schroeder (50s/60s US songwriter) (track 19)
Anita Steiman (track 13)
Roy Turk (track 18)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955) (tracks 24, 24)
Ken Darby (1956) (track 4)
mastering:
Ted Jensen (American mastering engineer) (tracks 2–3, 5, 13)
George Marino (tracks 1, 18–19)
mixer:
Ray Bardani (tracks 1, 18–19)
David Bendeth (tracks 1, 18–19)
vocals:
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)
Thomas Durden (track 2)
Bert Kaempfert (German easy listening and jazz-orientated orchestra leader, music producer, and songwriter, 1923-1980) (track 1)
Ira Kosloff (track 7)
Bernie Lowe (track 10)
Kal Mann (track 10)
Maurice Mysels (track 7)
Doc Pomus (track 23)
Bickley Reichner (track 21)
Mort Shuman (track 23)
Kay Twomey (track 1)
Sid Wayne (track 21)
Ben Weisman (track 1)
Fred Wise (track 1)
Sid Wyche (track 17)
Elvis Presley (tracks 2, 5–6)
Aaron Schroeder (50s/60s US songwriter) (track 17)
publisher:
Hi Lo Music (tracks 24, 24)
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 Tender (legacy edition remaster) by Elvis Presley (track 4)
sampled by:
Balsa by Gustavo Cerati (track 19)
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: 423) (track 24)
cover recording of:
Blue Suede Shoes (1956-01-30) (track 24)
Hound Dog (1956-07-02) (track 3)
One Night (1957-02-23) (track 13)
Are You Lonesome Tonight? (1960-04-03) (track 18)
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)
later translated parody versions:
Bullhouse Rock (track 8)
later translated versions:
Estremécete (track 6)
G'nagelte Schuach (tracks 24, 24)
Mit dir leben! (track 4)
Oa Nacht mit dir (track 13)
Seit du fort bist (track 23)
Zapatos de ante azul (tracks 24, 24)
Zuchthaus Rock (track 8)
¿Estás sola esta noche? (spanish translation of Are You Lonesome Tonight?) (track 18)
佛跳牆 (track 5)
情難再續 (track 18)
監獄ロック (track 8)
錢會繼續嚟 (track 21)
later versions:
Sois pas cruel (track 5)
live cover recording of:
Blue Suede Shoes (track 24)
recording of:
A Big Hunk o' Love (track 17)
A Mess of Blues (track 23)
All Shook Up (track 6)
Don't (track 16)
Hard Headed Woman (track 12)
Jailhouse Rock (track 8)
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)
It’s Now or Never (1960-04-03) (track 19)
Wooden Heart (1960-04-28) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
Good Old Rock 'N Roll (tracks 24, 24)
Raggarkungen (tracks 2, 10, 24, 24)
Swing the Mood (tracks 3, 6, 8)
translated version of:
version of:
Aura Lea (track 4)
One Night (Of Sin) (track 13)
’O sole mio (track 19)

Release Group

part of: The Rock 'n' Roll Era (Time-Life Music) (number: TL516/04)