Rejected songs # 4

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Rejected songs # 4

Postby colonel snow » Fri Jan 04, 2019 2:56 pm

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Re: Rejected songs # 4

Postby Mister Moon » Fri Jan 04, 2019 4:12 pm

colonel snow, here's the complete two-page letter :


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Re: Rejected songs # 4

Postby colonel snow » Fri Jan 04, 2019 5:02 pm

Thanks Mr Moon for the addition.


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Re: Rejected songs # 4

Postby Harty » Fri Jan 04, 2019 9:13 pm

I thought he did the song "just a closer..." privately at Fadal's house in may 58 ?



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Re: Rejected songs # 4

Postby Harty » Fri Jan 04, 2019 9:18 pm

The song "It was never meant to be" written by Doc Pomus was recorded by Dion and the Belmonds


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Re: Rejected songs # 4

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Re: Rejected songs # 4

Postby Harty » Fri Jan 04, 2019 9:20 pm

right thanks colonel snow


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Re: Rejected songs # 4

Postby colonel snow » Fri Jan 04, 2019 9:21 pm

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Re: Rejected songs # 4

Postby colonel snow » Thu Jan 17, 2019 9:06 pm

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Re: Rejected songs # 4

Postby John » Thu Jan 17, 2019 9:15 pm

colonel snow wrote:Vincent
The song is written and recorded by Don MacLean around 1972.
The song is registered at BMI with performer Elvis Presley. (see scans – page 2 is a list with performers I’ve not scanned). I’ve not found information about a selection for a recording session.
Somewhere rejected in a pre-selection?.


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It's a beautiful song, but the composer's version has never been bettered, not even by himself. I don't believe Elvis could have done it justice, certainly not in 1972, or later.


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Re: Rejected songs # 4

Postby colonel snow » Thu Jan 17, 2019 9:27 pm

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Re: Rejected songs # 4

Postby colonel snow » Thu Jan 17, 2019 9:31 pm

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Re: Rejected songs # 4

Postby John » Thu Jan 17, 2019 9:36 pm

colonel snow wrote:
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colonel snow wrote:Vincent
The song is written and recorded by Don MacLean around 1972.
The song is registered at BMI with performer Elvis Presley. (see scans – page 2 is a list with performers I’ve not scanned). I’ve not found information about a selection for a recording session.
Somewhere rejected in a pre-selection?.


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It's a beautiful song, but the composer's version has never been bettered, not even by himself. I don't believe Elvis could have done it justice, certainly not in 1972, or later.



Maybe Elvis decided to record "And I love you so" instead of this song? Song selections by Elvis is a difficult subject.

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It is possible, and it's a much more suitable song.


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Re: Rejected songs # 4

Postby colonel snow » Wed Jan 23, 2019 9:37 pm

The clip on Youtube is no longer available.

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Re: Rejected songs # 4

Postby colonel snow » Thu Jan 24, 2019 10:35 am

The clip on Youtube is no longer available.

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