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INTRODUCTIONS BY ELVIS

Tue Oct 25, 2005 7:02 am

That background music played by the band was very good. No one is credited for it, and I would like to know how it came about, and who is responsible for it. It was especially good in 1971 with a little more jamming with keyboards , guitar...
Last edited by Juan Luis on Tue Oct 25, 2005 10:36 am, edited 1 time in total.

Tue Oct 25, 2005 7:22 am

Someone will answer this correctly. I can't remember the song title but the background music (Aloha, MSG, and 500 other shows) is a song by a blues guy I believe?? I know it is definitely a tune and not just a jam..Sorry I can't help more.

Tue Oct 25, 2005 7:34 am

Thanks, thats a start.

Tue Oct 25, 2005 12:26 pm

In 1976 and 1977, TCB band plays "Green Onions".

But I don´t know which song is played in the Aloha concert for example...

Tue Oct 25, 2005 6:26 pm

It seems to me that it is the same music throughout the 70s shows. No credit or control by ASCAP or BMI .

Tue Oct 25, 2005 8:40 pm

It was another Drifters tune called Coming Home Baby.

Tue Oct 25, 2005 9:42 pm

Of course....we all know how Elvis just LOVED Mel Torme!

Tue Oct 25, 2005 9:52 pm

I didn´t know that...

I just knew about the Green Onions... Thanks!! :D

Tue Oct 25, 2005 10:41 pm

I have it on a Drifters CD. Has an organ lead. Mel Torme may have done it, but sonce we know how much Elvis loved The Drifters, it's safe to assume he was familiar with their recording.

Tue Oct 25, 2005 10:49 pm

Thanks. I guess it does not borrow enough to give credit. :wink: