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Elvis: Duets And Harmonies CD


By: Elvis Australia
Source: www.elvis.com.au
May 10, 2019
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Over the years there were many duets released with Elvis, during his life, but even more, after his death, many 'Stars' wanted to do a song with 'The King'. CMT is proud to present, 'Elvis: Duets And Harmonies' CD, this incredible release, which has original duets, rare 'harmony' versions and some newly made duets not released on any CD!

Duets include: Lisa Marie Presley, Connie Francis, Ray Charles, Cliff Richard, Anita Wood, Dale Watson, Kitty White, Charlie Hodge, Michael Buble, Nancy Sinatra, Ann Margret, J.D. Sumner, Barbara Streisand, Dolly Parton, Helene Fischer, Jerry Reed, Celine Dion, Shaun Nielsen, The Gatlin Brothers and Glen Cambell!

Just listen to the beautiful duet between Elvis and Dolly Parton, this version of 'In the Ghetto' is very different from the original, and stands on its own... it could have been a great release for a record, and without a doubt would have topped the charts!

'Ray Charles' provides a great 'orchestrated' version of 'I'll Never Stand In Your Way' where a very young Elvis joins him as if he was singing along with the record at home, the same goes for 'My Happiness' with 'Connie Francis'. 'Ike and Tina Turner' start of 'easy' and Elvis takes over with a very 'rough' rockin' version of 'Proud Mary'. The 1958 duet 'Crawfish' featuring Kitty White and Elvis has been re-edited now this really is a duet version which works very well!

Another highlight is the included version of 'Softly, As I Leave You' ... 'Michael Buble' sings the song, where Elvis recites the words.. in the end 'Shaun Nielsen' joins in to make a breathtaking ending which leaves you with goosebumps!

'Elvis: Duets And Harmonies' CD.
'Elvis: Duets And Harmonies' CD.

'JD Sumner' takes the lead, where 'The Imperials' blend in to do the first part of 'Swing Low, Sweet Chariot' , then Elvis and 'The Jordanaires' bring the song home!

Some harmony versions included in this set are also not to be missed! 'Fever' has Elvis singing multiple verses at once which sounds very rare and unusual.

'Kissin' Cousins' combines both the 'Hillbilly' overdub and the 'Regular' overdub... this is the only release where 'Josh and Jody' sing the whole song together!

'Baby, I Don't Care' has two very different sounding takes of Elvis, and does now sound like a nice duet!

Combine all these tracks with some great duets from earlier hard to find releases and you will have a very unusual new album including 28 tracks!

The artwork fits the release very well, inside all the stars have 'signed' their autograph, giving it an authentic touch since it is made just like a record album with fold-out sleeve.

Tracklisting

  1. I Love You Because - with Lisa Marie Presley
  2. My Happiness - with Connie Francis
  3. Blue Suede Shoes - with Cliff Richard
  4. I Can't Help It - with Anita Wood
  5. I'll Never Stand in Your Way - with Ray Charles
  6. Baby, I Don't Care - Harmony version
  7. Tomorrow Night - with Dale Watson
  8. Crawfish - with Kitty White
  9. Have I Told You Lately That I Love You - with Michael Buble
  10. Santa Lucia - Harmony version
  11. I Will Be Home Again - with Charlie Hodge
  12. Fever - Harmony version
  13. Kissin' Cousins - Harmony version
  14. There Ain't Nothing Like A Song - with Nancy Sinatra
  15. Today, Tomorrow and Forever - with Ann Margret
  16. Let Me - Harmony Version
  17. Swing Low, Sweet Chariot - with J.D. Sumner (featuring The Imperials and The Jordanaires)
  18. Love Me Tender - with Barbara Streisand
  19. Just Pretend - with Helene Fischer
  20. In the Ghetto - with Dolly Parton
  21. Proud Mary - featuring Ike and Tina Turner
  22. Guitar Man - with Jerry Reed
  23. If I Can Dream - with Celine Dion
  24. Softly, As I Leave You - with Michael Buble (featuring Sherril Nielsen)
  25. Bringing it Back - with Sherril Nielsen
  26. Help Me - with The Gatlin Brothers
  27. We Call on Him - with Glen Campbell
  28. Where No One Stands Alone - with Lisa Marie Presley

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