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Re: Rejected songs

Postby colonel snow » Sun Jun 26, 2016 6:20 pm

The clip is no longer available on Youtube.



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Re: Rejected songs

Postby Mister Moon » Sun Jun 26, 2016 7:28 pm

colonel snow wrote:Rock and roll Ruby


According to a scan of a letter in the booklet from The Complete 50's Masters Steve Sholes sent on 24 aug. 1956 a demo record to Elvis with this song. However it was not recorded by Elvis.


I found two recordings:
Recorded 05-02-56 by Warren Smith (Sun 239) and a clip on Youtube with Johnny Cash from 1955.


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Besides Warren Smith's Sun original, there are at least three more versions from 1956.

Texan rockabilly Johnny Carroll did a decent version for Decca, although a bit over the top compared to the perfectly controlled cool of Smith's debut disc.

A really cringeworthy version by Dave Burton saw the light on the RCA Victor label.

Buddy Merrill recorded another jump-on-the-bandwagon cover for the Coral label.

All three recordings are available on YT.

Please note that Johnny Cash's recording, a demo really, was not released in the 50s.

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Re: Rejected songs

Postby colonel snow » Sun Jun 26, 2016 8:26 pm

Thanks for your additions Mr. Moon. I did this topic on two other forums at the time but I never updated the topics.
It takes too much time and it is out of my interest.
Some information may be incomplete or outdated now.


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Re: Rejected songs

Postby Mister Moon » Sun Jun 26, 2016 8:34 pm

colonel snow wrote:Thanks for your additions Mr. Moon. I did this topic on two other forums at the time but I never updated the topics. It takes too much time.
Some information may be incomplete or outdated now.


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Yes, there is so much information out there and it's nearly impossible to keep up with everything. That's what makes these threads interesting, because every member can add a little bit to the whole picture.

Thanks again for starting this topic, colonel snow.

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Re: Rejected songs

Postby colonel snow » Sun Jun 26, 2016 8:37 pm

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Re: Rejected songs

Postby colonel snow » Sun Jun 26, 2016 8:44 pm

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Re: Rejected songs

Postby colonel snow » Sun Jun 26, 2016 8:45 pm

The clip is no longer available on Youtube.



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Re: Rejected songs

Postby colonel snow » Sun Jun 26, 2016 8:48 pm

Clambake


here a clip with an unused version by Winfield Scott.



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https://youtu.be/ZnqjgO-cp4M

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Re: Rejected songs

Postby colonel snow » Sun Jun 26, 2016 8:51 pm

Wife nr 99

Song written for the movie Harum scarum by Sid Tepper & Roy C Bennett. This demo version can be found on French CD Elvis chante Sid Tepper & Roy C. Bennett.



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Re: Rejected songs

Postby colonel snow » Sun Jun 26, 2016 8:52 pm

The bright new world of tomorrow

An acetate with this song from It happened at the world's fair was sold during an auction by EPE in 1999 (nr B 116)
I have no information about this song and probably it is a demo.

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From the catalogue:
B116: Four "It Happened At The World's Fair" acetates contain "Broken Heart For Sale," "Remind Me Of You," "Take Me To The Fair," "The Bright New World Of Tomorrow," "Beyond The Bend," "I'm Falling In Love Tonight," "A World Of Our," "Cotton Candy Land," etc.

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Re: Rejected songs

Postby colonel snow » Sun Jun 26, 2016 8:53 pm

Information available elsewhere (double posted through the times)


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Re: Rejected songs

Postby colonel snow » Sun Jun 26, 2016 8:55 pm

Information has lost it's value.

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Re: Rejected songs

Postby John » Mon Jun 27, 2016 8:36 am

Very interesting subject colonel snow.


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