RCA publish Elvis Presley’s album : ‘Frankie and Johnny,’ the soundtrack of the film of the same name (1966)
Elvis Presley‘s ‘Frankie and Johnny’ is his twenty-fifth album featuring the OST to the eponymous film and released on March 1, 1966 by RCA Victor Records in mono and stereo.
Track Listing : 1.Frankie And Johnny (Alex Gottlieb, Fred Karger, Ben Weisman) – 02:32 . 2.Come Along (David Hess) – 01:52 . 3.Petunia, The Gardener’S Daughter (Roy C. Bennett, Sid Tepper) – 02:59 . 4.Chesay (Ben Weisman, Fred Karger, Sid Wayne) – 01:39 . 5.What Every Woman Lives For (Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman) – 02:27 . 6.Look Out, Broadway (Fred Wise, Randy Starr) – 01:40 . 7.Beginner’S Luck (Roy C. Bennett, Sid Tepper) – 02:34 . 8.Down By The Riverside [When The Saints Go Marching In] (Bernie Baum, Bill Giant, Florence Kaye) – 01:56 . 9.Shout It Out (Bernie Baum, Bill Giant, Florence Kaye) – 02:17 . 10.Hard Luck (Ben Weisman, Sid Wayne) – 02:51 . 11.Please Don’T Stop Loving Me (Joy Byers) – 02:02 . 12.Everybody Come Aboard (Bernie Baum, Bill Giant, Florence Kaye) – 01:51
Musicians : Elvis Presley – Vocals . The Jordanaires – Backing Vocals . Eileen Wilson – Vocals . George Worth – Trumpet . Richard Noel – Trombone . John Johnson – Tuba . Gus Bivona – Saxophone . Scotty Moore – Electric Guitar . Tiny Timbrell – Acoustic Guitar . Charlie Mccoy – Harmonica . Larry Muhoberac – Piano . Bob Moore – Double Bass . D. J. Fontana – Drums . Buddy Harman – Drums
Production : Produced By Fred Karger .
(Source Elvis Presley – Frankie and Johnny | Official Site)
Best of all, you get to hear Presley sing the title track and a “Down by the Riverside” and “When the Saints Go Marching In” medley. Neither of these are great versions but neither of them are bad versions either. They are actually a little depressing because you just know how Presley could sing all three songs to a standstill , to the place where he owns and he doesn’t do it […]
Retro_Saiyan @ RateYourMusic
This isn’t a “weird” album, but it’s quite a shock to hear Mr. Pelvis singing songs with arrengements that that one might expect in a cartoon set in the 1910’s. […]
The charms of these are relative because Frankie and Johnny is one relentless, noisy, ugly record, its decibel level cranked to the breaking point and Presley appearing singularly mirthless throughout. […]
Elvis Presley‘s ‘Frankie and Johnny’ on RVM [Radio.Video.Music]
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