Songs by T- Bone Walker (Elvis LP Raised on rock)

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Songs by T- Bone Walker (Elvis LP Raised on rock)

Postby colonel snow » Tue Aug 30, 2016 6:14 pm

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Re: Songs by T- Bone Walker (Elvis LP Raised on rock)

Postby John » Tue Aug 30, 2016 6:26 pm

Interesting. So Elvis could have had this album, maybe? I like Elvis' recordings, but you can't help thinking that if he'd recorded them 2-3 years earlier, he would have made a better job of them and could have put together a meaningful R&B album.

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Re: Songs by T- Bone Walker (Elvis LP Raised on rock)

Postby Colin B » Tue Aug 30, 2016 6:34 pm

Yes !

Elvis had some interesting material at those July, '73 sessions, but sleep-walks through the songs like recording them was a contractual obligation !

When he came back in the December, his performances were much better.

Pity he couldn't have re-recorded the earlier stuff !
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