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Elvis notes 2 - Notes: Elvis 2 1957: back in studio * ex....

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Notes: Elvis 2 1957: back in studio * ex. "One Night" * buys Graceland mansion * films Jailhouse Rock o ex. "Jailhouse Rock" o ex. "You're So Square, (Baby, I Don't Care)" o ex. "Don't" o ex. "My Wish Came True" 1957: * ex. "Blue Christmas" * ex. "White Christmas" * ex. "Here Comes Santa Claus" * ex. "Santa Bring My Baby Back to Me" * ex. "Santa Claus is Back in Town" * change in band members * performs in Hawaii * Christmas album tops charts * Elvis receives draft notice 1958: works on film King Creole * ex. "King Creole" * ex. "Crawfish" * ex. "Hard Headed Woman" * records in Hollywood o ex. "Your Cheatin' Heart" o ex. "Wear My Ring Around Your Neck" * 3/24/58: Elvis enters the Army * 6/58: records on leave in Nashville with new musicians * ex. "I Got Stung" * ex. "A Big Hunk O' Love" * 8/58: mother Gladys dies * 11/59: meets Priscilla Beaulieu * 2/60: Elvis has sold $50 million in records * 3/60: returns to Memphis from Army * records in Nashville o ex. "Soldier Boy"- pop ballad/du op style- rhythm changes, amen style ending o ex. "Stuck on You"- #1 hit, du op blues o ex. "Fame and Fortune"- B side Stuck on You- medium tempo balad, du op background, piano, brushed snare drum, free roboto ending o ex. "A Mess of Blues"- Doc Palmis, Mark Shoeman- du op background, offbeat hand
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This note was uploaded on 01/06/2012 for the course MUS 354 taught by Professor Lawrence during the Fall '08 term at ASU.

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Elvis notes 2 - Notes: Elvis 2 1957: back in studio * ex....

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