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It Happened At The World’s Fair

Released:Mar. 15, 1963

The first in a lucrative new four-movie deal with MGM placed Elvis at the World’s Fair in Seattle. Originally a deluxe-priced gatefold sleeve album was planned, but with just ten songs and barely twenty minutes of music, plus the relative failure of the advance single, packaging and retail price were scaled back, and sales amounted to little more than half of those for Girls! Girls! Girls!

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  • Beyond The Bend

    Ben Weisman/Fred Wise/Dolores Fuller. Recorded for the motion picture It Happened At The World's Fair. Recorded September 22, 1962 at Radio Recorders, Hollywood. Guitar: Scotty Moore, Tiny Timbrell, Billy Strange. Bass: Ray Siegel. Drums: D.J. Fontana, Frank Carlson. Piano: Don Robertson. Organ: Dudley Brooks. Saxophone & Clarinet: Clifford Scott. Vocals: The Mello Men
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  • Relax

    Sid Tepper/Roy C. Bennett. Recorded for the motion picture It Happened At The World's Fair. Recorded August 30, 1962 at Radio Recorders, Hollywood. Guitar: Scotty Moore, Tiny Timbrell, Billy Strange. Bass: Ray Siegel. Drums: D.J. Fontana, Frank Carlson. Piano: Don Robertson. Organ: Dudley Brooks. Saxophone & Clarinet: Clifford Scott. Vocals: The Jordanaires
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  • Take Me To The Fair

    Sid Tepper/Roy C. Bennett. Recorded for the motion picture It Happened At The World's Fair. Recorded August 30, 1962 at Radio Recorders, Hollywood. Guitar: Scotty Moore, Tiny Timbrell, Billy Strange. Bass: Ray Siegel. Drums: D.J. Fontana, Frank Carlson. Piano: Don Robertson. Organ: Dudley Brooks. Saxophone & Clarinet: Clifford Scott. Vocals: The Jordanaires
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  • They Remind Me Too Much Of You

    Don Robertson. Recorded for the motion picture It Happened At The World's Fair. Recorded September 22, 1962 at Radio Recorders, Hollywood. Guitar: Scotty Moore, Tiny Timbrell, Billy Strange. Bass: Ray Siegel. Drums: D.J. Fontana, Frank Carlson. Piano: Don Robertson. Organ: Dudley Brooks. Saxophone & Clarinet: Clifford Scott. Vocals: The Mello Men
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  • One Broken Heart For Sale

    Otis Blackwell/Winfield Scott. Recorded for the motion picture It Happened At The World's Fair. Recorded September 22, 1962 at Radio Recorders, Hollywood. Guitar: Scotty Moore, Tiny Timbrell, Billy Strange. Bass: Ray Siegel. Drums: D.J. Fontana, Frank Carlson. Piano: Don Robertson. Organ: Dudley Brooks. Saxophone & Clarinet: Clifford Scott. Vocals: The Mello Men
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  • I’m Falling In Love Tonight

    Don Robertson. Recorded for the motion picture It Happened At The World's Fair. Recorded September 22, 1962 at Radio Recorders, Hollywood. Guitar: Scotty Moore, Tiny Timbrell, Billy Strange. Bass: Ray Siegel. Drums: D.J. Fontana, Frank Carlson. Piano: Don Robertson. Organ: Dudley Brooks. Saxophone & Clarinet: Clifford Scott. Vocals: The Mello Men
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  • Cotton Candy Land

    Ruth Batchelor/Bob Roberts. Recorded for the motion picture It Happened At The World's Fair. Recorded September 22, 1962 at Radio Recorders, Hollywood. Guitar: Scotty Moore, Tiny Timbrell, Billy Strange. Bass: Ray Siegel. Drums: D.J. Fontana, Frank Carlson. Piano: Don Robertson. Organ: Dudley Brooks. Saxophone & Clarinet: Clifford Scott. Vocals: The Mello Men
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  • A World Of Our Own

    Bill Giant/Bernie Baum/Florence Kaye. Recorded for the motion picture It Happened At The World's Fair. Recorded September 22, 1962 at Radio Recorders, Hollywood. Guitar: Scotty Moore, Tiny Timbrell, Billy Strange. Bass: Ray Siegel. Drums: D.J. Fontana, Frank Carlson. Piano: Don Robertson. Organ: Dudley Brooks. Saxophone & Clarinet: Clifford Scott. Vocals: The Mello Men
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  • How Would You Like To Be

    Ben Raleigh/Mark Barkan. Recorded for the motion picture It Happened At The World's Fair. Recorded September 22, 1962 at Radio Recorders, Hollywood. Guitar: Scotty Moore, Tiny Timbrell, Billy Strange. Bass: Ray Siegel. Drums: D.J. Fontana, Frank Carlson. Piano: Don Robertson. Organ: Dudley Brooks. Saxophone & Clarinet: Clifford Scott. Vocals: The Mello Men
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  • Happy Ending

    Ben Weisman/Sid Wayne. Recorded for the motion picture It Happened At The World's Fair. Recorded August 30, 1962 at Radio Recorders, Hollywood. Guitar: Scotty Moore, Tiny Timbrell, Billy Strange. Bass: Ray Siegel. Drums: D.J. Fontana, Frank Carlson. Piano: Don Robertson. Organ: Dudley Brooks. Saxophone & Clarinet: Clifford Scott. Vocals: The Jordanaires
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Credits

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  • Elvis Presley
    vocals
  • The Jordanaires
    backing vocals
  • The Mello Men
    backing vocals
  • Clifford Scott
    saxophone
  • Scotty Moore, Billy Strange
    electric guitar
  • Tiny Timbrell
    acoustic guitar
  • Dudley Brooks, Don Robertson
    piano, organ
  • Ray Seigel
    double bass
  • D. J. Fontana, Frank Carlson
    drums
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