Elvis Section 2

Elvis Section 2 - 1962 and Films Principle shooting for...

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1962 and Films Principle shooting for “Kid Galahad” took place on location in Idle Wild, CA o Wraps up in late January o Had to return to L.A. to re-shoot some dialogue “Blue Hawaii” is big hit by late November o fans like Elvis in less serious roles 4 Elvis singles top the charts in 1961 o “Are You Lonesome Tonight” o “Flaming Star” o “Surrender” o “Little Sister” Elvis spends Christmas in L.A. o Except for his time in Germany this is the only time he has not been in Memphis for the holidays o He will never let this happen again “Good Luck Charm” hits the charts by March, reaches number 1 March 18 th 1962 back in the studio to cut songs for his potluck album o Harold Bradley joins Elvis and his musicians o ex. "Suspicion" Latin feel Tom-tom drums Keyboard playing a strum like a guitar o ex. "You'll Be Gone" Elvis and Red West original song Elvis Loved Cole Porters Latin song “Begin the Beguine” and decided to write a similar song Set to Spanish melody, Spanish chord progression Two chord system Murky and melodramatic according to one writer, a tale of passions and dawn partings
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