colonel snow wrote:These tracks are mentioned in an old Dutch fanclub magazine from early 1978 in an article about unreleased songs. The writer is a reliable source although I don’t know where his information originates from. I’ve listed the songs in alphabetic order (added the original version):
Bird fly high
Girl on my mind (Denny)
00-06-58 recorded by Buddy Holly (Decca 30650);
I almost lost my mind (Hunter)
21-10-49 recorded by Ivory Joe Hunter (MGM 10578);
Meanwhile we know: It was not recorded by Elvis. A try-out was done on 1 sept. 1956 after the abandoned recording of Paralyzed.
Jelly roll king (Frost)
00-06-62 recorded by Frank Frost ((Phillips Int. 3578);
Little bitty baby
Love gone cold ( )
31-07-42 recorded by Johnny Bond & his River Valley Boys (Okeh 6732);
The girl’s got the right to cry
Since I met you baby (Hunter)
05-09-56 recorded by Ivory Joe Hunter (Atlantic 1111);
Meanwhile we know: In 1966/67 Elvis made a home recording but until now it is not released.
You win again (Williams)
11-07-52 recorded by Hank Williams (MGM 11318);
colonel snow wrote:Ginny’s afraid of the dark
According to an unconfirmed story Elvis wanted to record the song around 1959; he was not able to locate the singer / to get the rights.
Later on he gave the demo-acetate to his father.
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