Elvis Presley – King Creole (LP, UK)

September 1958 RCA RD-27088
A1. King Creole
A2. As Long as I Have You
A3. Hard Headed Woman
A4. Trouble
A5. Dixieland Rock

B1. Don’t Ask Me Why
B2. Lover Doll
B3. Crawfish
B4. Young Dreams
B5. Steadfast, Loyal and True
B6. New Orleans

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NOTES:
This is the UK release of King Creole by Elvis Presley, issued by RCA Records and featuring songs written and recorded specifically for the film of the same name.

The album entered the UK charts on 13 September 1958 and reached the number one position during it’s 22 week run in the UK chart (#2 on the Billboard Top Pop Albums chart).

Pussy Galore covered the track Crawfish for Historia De La Musica Rock which was the bands last studio album released in 1990.

Boss Hog also covered the track in their live sets and was mentioned in a New York Times review from a show at Maxwell’s, Hoboken, NJ on 5 February 1992.

SONG CREDITS:
Vocals: Elvis Presley
Guitar: Scotty Moore
Guitar: Tiny Timbrell
Bass/Guitar: Neal Matthews
Piano: Dudley Brooks
Bass: Bill Black
Drums: D.J. Fontana
Drums: Bernie Mattinson
Backing Vocals: The Jordanaires
Bongos: Gordon Stoker
Cymbals: Hoyt Hawkins
Bass/Tuba: Ray Siegel
Clarinet: Mahlon Clark
Trumpet: John Ed Buckner
Saxophone: Justin Gordon
Trombone: Elmer Schneider
Trombone: Warren Smith

A1. King Creole
Writers: Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller
Published: Hill & Range Ltd.
Run Time: 2:16

A2. As Long As I Have You
Writers: Fred Wise and Ben Weisman
Published: 17, Saville Row Ltd.
Run Time: 1:50

A3. Hard Headed Woman
Writer: Claude DeMetruis
Published: Belinda (London) Ltd.
Run Time: 1:53

A4. Trouble Jerry
Writers: Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller
Published: Hill & Range Ltd.
Run Time: 2:16

A5. Dixieland Rock
Writers: Claude Demetrius and Fred Wise
Published: Belinda (London) Ltd. / 17, Saville Row Ltd.
Run Time: 1:46

B1. Don’t Ask Me Why
Writers: Fred Wise and Ben Weisman
Published: 17, Saville Row Ltd.
Run Time: 2:06

B2. Lover Doll
Writers: Wayne Silver and Abner Silver
Publilshed: [unknown]
Run Time: 2:09

B3. Crawfish
Writers: Fred Wise and Ben Weisman
Published: 17, Saville Row Ltd.
Vocals: Kitty White
Run Time: 1:38

B4. Young Dreams
Writers: Aaron Schroeder and Martin Kalmanoff
Published: [unknown]
Run Time: 2:23

B5. Steadfast, Loyal And True
Writers: Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller
Published: Hill & Range Ltd.
Run Time: 1:15

B6. New Orleans
Writers: Sid Tepper and Roy C. Bennett
Published: [unknown]
Run Time: 1:58

SLEEVE NOTES:
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DETAILS:
ARTWORK: [unknown]

BARCODE: n/a

RUN-OUT GROOVE ENGRAVING:
A: “J2PP-4183-1B”
B: “J2PP-4184-1B”

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