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Best track on "King Creole" LP 1958

Poll ended at Wed Mar 07, 2007 11:47 am

King Creole
4
12%
As Long As I Have You
4
12%
Hard Headed Woman
5
15%
Trouble
13
38%
Dixieland Rock
2
6%
Don`t Ask Me Why
1
3%
Lover Doll
2
6%
Crawfish
2
6%
Young Dreams
0
No votes
New Orleans
1
3%
 
Total votes : 34

Best track on "King Creole" LP 1958

Mon Feb 05, 2007 11:47 am

Hello again!

We´re going further with the second soundtrack album. A mixed affair with excellent tracks mixed with lesser good tracks. Crawfish is not bad but a bit odd for Elvis. Doesn´t sound like anything else he recorded.
The original album has just 11 tracks, which must have a bit stingy in 1958. The good news is that I just have to exclude one track, and it must be "Steadfast, loyal and true". Just a school-song, nothing more.

My two favourites are Trouble and Hard headed woman. I chose Hard headed woman, because I prefer the 1968 versions of the first one. My overall feeling is that the music is a bit overproduced, but of course it´s the "New Orleans-feeling" that makes it.

Vote on people!

Regards//Björn

Re: Best track on "King Creole" LP 1958

Mon Feb 05, 2007 1:22 pm

dreambear wrote: The good news is that I just have to exclude one track, and it must be "Steadfast, loyal and true". Just a school-song, nothing more.


Guess what? I agree!

Re: Best track on "King Creole" LP 1958

Mon Feb 05, 2007 1:47 pm

Kuenzer wrote:
dreambear wrote: The good news is that I just have to exclude one track, and it must be "Steadfast, loyal and true". Just a school-song, nothing more.


Guess what? I agree!


That makes me very happy! :D

//Björn

Tue Feb 06, 2007 5:48 pm

There's some good ones here. I like them all except 'Don't Ask Me Why' ..... don't ask me why!

Tue Feb 06, 2007 6:10 pm

The Purple Gang wrote:There's some good ones here. I like them all except 'Don't Ask Me Why' ..... don't ask me why!


Why ?

Tue Feb 06, 2007 6:56 pm

ColinB wrote:
The Purple Gang wrote:There's some good ones here. I like them all except 'Don't Ask Me Why' ..... don't ask me why!


Why ?


I said "don't ask me why" .... oh never mind!

To me, it's a totally forgettable song and I can never remember how it goes until I hear it. Even Elvis fails to make it memorable.


:| Now, what song were we discussing?

Tue Feb 06, 2007 10:31 pm

Don`t ask me ........why :!: , I actually voted for that song and you may Ask me why, just because I like the song :D
But of cause I like most of them, it`s always dificult to say just wich one is THE best :?

Wed Feb 07, 2007 11:57 am

And sometimes it depends on which day it is, or what mood you are in. So this is really difficult. King Creole is a good song, but I think the arrangement could have been better. Perhaps a little bit more straight forward like "Little sister"

//björn

Thu Feb 08, 2007 5:36 pm

all songs from king creole are good -
i like all of them especially - Dont Ask Me Why .
also love - Dixieland rock



GREAT FILM AND GOOD SONGS

Thu Feb 08, 2007 5:55 pm

karlos wrote:all songs from king creole are good -
i like all of them especially - Dont Ask Me Why .
also love - Dixieland rock



GREAT FILM AND GOOD SONGS


Have you voted on the other albums? If not, do it! :wink:

//björn

Sat Feb 10, 2007 4:08 pm

dreambear wrote:
karlos wrote:all songs from king creole are good -
i like all of them especially - Dont Ask Me Why .
also love - Dixieland rock



GREAT FILM AND GOOD SONGS


Have you voted on the other albums? If not, do it! :wink:

//björn


i have just have dreambear

Sat Feb 10, 2007 11:15 pm

It’s "Trouble" for me. A right-in-your-face kind of song. Great lyrics, fantastic delivery. The 1968 version is better, but it’s still the best track from that LP. Of course, ask me another day and I might say something else. That’s the beauty of Elvis, isn’t it, and one of the reasons we keep going back for more?

Per

Sun Feb 11, 2007 1:46 pm

Karlos wrote:
i like all of them especially - Dont Ask Me Why .

Karlos, howcome "Don`t ask me why" only has one vote then?

Sun Feb 11, 2007 2:58 pm

Trouble....mainly because it kicks off the 68 comeback in such a fantastic way, that makes this one of my alltime favourites

Fri Feb 16, 2007 9:40 am

thekingisalive wrote:It’s "Trouble" for me. A right-in-your-face kind of song. Great lyrics, fantastic delivery. The 1968 version is better, but it’s still the best track from that LP.


I agree with that.
It is also my favorite song.

Wed Feb 28, 2007 8:47 am

It appears that everyone likes SIDE 1, better than SIDE 2 :!: :wink:

Fri Mar 02, 2007 9:44 am

Trouble
No hesitation here

Fri Mar 02, 2007 7:03 pm

Dixieland Rock for me.

Tue Mar 06, 2007 1:32 pm

No "trouble" with the winner here. A true Elvis classic!

//Björn

Sat Mar 10, 2007 9:44 pm

"New Orleans" is utterly superb. WAY better than "Viva Las Vegas" (though VLV is still excellent) -- so that should tell you something! I think it needs better attention.

Sat Mar 17, 2007 10:14 am

Cryogenic wrote:"New Orleans" is utterly superb.


I wholeheartedly agree ...

What an awesome, underrated and underappreciated, lil track ...

At the time, I was shocked, and enlightened, to see the tune included in the 1997 box set, PLATINUM.