Elvis Presley - Elvis
Critic Score
Based on 2 reviews
1956 Ratings: #2 / 5
User Score
Based on 43 ratings
Liked by 3 people
October 19, 1956 / Release Date
LP / Format
RCA Victor / Label
Rock & Roll / Genres
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[I invite you to read my column on the first LP "Elvis Presley, to better understand this one]
In April 1956, Elvis already had two number 1 Billboard hits, not to mention other successes, and he had just released an album which made him the man of the moment despite some reticence on the part of certain personalities and opinions. He went on tour and went on television. One of his classics, Hound Dog, released some time before, became more and more viral before finding himself at the top ... read more
The king of cultural appropriation and blatant stealing
Even though the second half of this sophomore from the famous "King" of rock and roll is often more lackluster comparer to the opening with songs Like Love Me and Rip it Up but it is a great follow up to the "king"

Track Review

Rip It Up 10/10
Love Me 9.5/10
When My Blue Moon Turns to Gold Again 9/10
Long Tail Sally 9/10
First in Line 8/10
Paralyzed 8/10
So Glad You're Mine 7.5/10
Old Shep 7/10
Ready Teddy 8.5/10
Anyplace Is Paradise 7.5/10
How's the World Treating You ... read more
12. Old Shep
11. Anyplace Is Paradise
10. Paralyzed
9. So Glad You're Mine
8. How Do You Think I Feel
7. How's the World Treating You
6. When My Blue Moon Turns to Gold Again
5. Long Tall Sally
4. Ready Teddy
3. First in Line
2. Rip It Up
1. Love Me
I just found out that this guy didn't even write his own songs. Forget about him being the beat of his time and don't even mention that he is the king of rock to me.
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Track List

  1. Rip It Up
  2. Love Me
  3. When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again
  4. Long Tall Sally
  5. First In Line
  6. Paralyzed
  7. So Glad You're Mine
  8. Old Shep
  9. Ready Teddy
  10. Anyplace Is Paradise
  11. How's The World Treating You
  12. How Do You Think I Feel

Added on: April 11, 2013