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Elvis 30 #1 Hits

Released:Sep. 24, 2002

Elvis’ #1 hits from the U.S. and the U.K.

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  • Heartbreak Hotel

    Mae Boren Axton/Tommy Durden/Elvis Presley. Recorded January 10, 1956 at RCA Studios, Nashville. Guitar: Scotty Moore, Chet Atkins, Elvis Presley. Bass: Bill Black. Drums: D.J. Fontana. Piano: Floyd Cramer.
  • Don't Be Cruel

    Otis Blackwell/Elvis Presley. Recorded July 2, 1956 at RCA Studios, New York. Guitar: Scotty Moore, Elvis Presley. Bass: Bill Black. Drums: D.J. Fontana. Piano: Shorty Long. Vocals: The Jordanaires
  • Hound Dog

    Jerry Leiber/Mike Stoller. Recorded July 2, 1956 at RCA Studios, New York. Guitar: Scotty Moore, Elvis Presley. Bass: Bill Black. Drums: D.J. Fontana. Piano: Shorty Long. Vocals: The Jordanaires
  • Love Me Tender

    Vera Matson/Elvis Presley. Recorded for the motion picture Love Me Tender. Recorded August 24, 1956 at Fox Stage 1, Hollywood. Guitar: Vito Mumolo. Bass: Mike “Myer” Rubin. Drums: Richard Cornell. Banjo: Luther “Red” Roundtree. Accordion: Carl Fortina, Dominic Frontieri. Vocals: Rad Robinson, Jon Dodson, Charles Prescott
  • Too Much

    Lee Rosenberg/Leonard Weinman. Recorded September 2, 1956 at Radio Recorders, Hollywood. Guitar: Scotty Moore. Guitar & Piano: Elvis Presley. Bass: Bill Black. Drums: D.J. Fontana. Piano: Gordon Stoker. Vocals: The Jordanaires
  • All Shook Up

    Otis Blackwell/Elvis Presley. Recorded January 12, 1957 at Radio Recorders, Hollywood. Guitar: Scotty Moore, Elvis Presley. Bass: Bill Black. Drums: D.J. Fontana. Piano: Gordon Stoker. Vocals: The Jordanaires
  • (Let Me Be Your)Teddy Bear

    Kal Mann/Bernie Lowe. Recorded for the motion picture Loving You. Recorded January 15-18, 1957 at Paramount Scoring Stage, Hollywood. Guitar: Scotty Moore, Tiny Timbrell. Bass: Bill Black. Drums: D.J. Fontana. Piano: Dudley Brooks. Vocals: The Jordanaires
  • Jailhouse Rock

    Jerry Leiber/Mike Stoller. Recorded for the motion picture Jailhouse Rock. Recorded April 30, 1957 at Radio Recorders, Hollywood. Guitar: Scotty Moore, Elvis Presley. Bass: Bill Black, Neal Matthews. Drums: D.J. Fontana. Piano: Dudley Brooks, Mike Stoller. Vocals: The Jordanaires
  • Don't

    Jerry Leiber/Mike Stoller. Recorded September 6, 1957 at Radio Recorders, Hollywood. Guitar: Scotty Moore, Elvis Presley. Bass: Bill Black. Drums: D.J. Fontana. Piano: Dudley Brooks. Vocals: Millie Kirkham, The Jordanaires
  • Hard Headed Woman

    Claude DeMetrius. Recorded for the motion picture King Creole. Recorded January 15, 1958 at Radio Recorders, Hollywood. Guitar: Scotty Moore, Elvis Presley. Bass: Bill Black. Bass & Guitar: Neal Matthews. Bass & Tuba: Ray Siegel. Drums: D.J. Fontana, Bernie Mattinson. Piano: Dudley Brooks. Bongos: Gordon Stoker. Cymbals: Hoyt Hawkins. Clarinet: Mahlon Clark. Trumpet: John Ed Buckner. Saxophone: Justin Gordon. Trombone: Elmer Schneider, Warren D. Smith. Vocals: The Jordanaires
  • One Night

    Dave Bartholomew/Pearl King. Recorded February 23, 1957 at Radio Recorders, Hollywood. Guitar: Scotty Moore, Elvis Presley. Bass: Bill Black. Drums: D.J. Fontana. Piano: Dudley Brooks. Vocals: The Jordanaires
  • (Now And Then There's) A Fool Such As I

    Bill Trader/Bob Miller. Recorded June 10, 1958 at RCA’s Studio B, Nashville. Guitar: Hank Garland, Chet Atkins, Elvis Presley. Bass: Bob Moore. Drums: D.J. Fontana, Buddy Harman. Piano: Floyd Cramer. Vocals: The Jordanaires
  • A Big Hunk O' Love

    Aaron Schroeder/Sid Wyche. Recorded June 10, 1958 at RCA’s Studio B, Nashville. Guitar: Hank Garland, Chet Atkins, Elvis Presley. Bass: Bob Moore. Drums: D.J. Fontana, Buddy Harman. Piano: Floyd Cramer. Vocals: The Jordanaires
  • Stuck On You

    Aaron Schroeder/Leslie McFarland. Recorded March 20, 1960 at RCA’s Studio B, Nashville. Guitar: Scotty Moore, Elvis Presley. Bass: Bob Moore. Electric Bass: Hank Garland. Drums: D.J. Fontana, Buddy Harman. Piano: Floyd Cramer. Vocals: The Jordanaires
  • It's Now Or Never

    Aaron Schroeder/Wally Gold. Recorded April 3, 1960 at RCA’s Studio B, Nashville. Guitar: Hank Garland, Scotty Moore, Elvis Presley. Bass: Bob Moore. Drums: D.J. Fontana, Buddy Harman. Piano: Floyd Cramer. Saxophone: Boots Randolph. Vocals: The Jordanaires
  • Are You Lonesome Tonight?

    Roy Turk/Lou Handman. Recorded April 3, 1960 at RCA’s Studio B, Nashville. Guitar: Hank Garland, Scotty Moore, Elvis Presley. Bass: Bob Moore. Drums: D.J. Fontana, Buddy Harman. Piano: Floyd Cramer. Saxophone: Boots Randolph. Vocals: The Jordanaires
  • Wooden Heart

    Fred Wise/Ben Weisman/Kay Twomey. Recorded for the motion picture G.I. Blues. Recorded April 28, 1960 at RCA Studios, Hollywood. Guitar: Scotty Moore, Tiny Timbrell, Neal Matthews. Bass: Ray Siegel. Drums: D.J. Fontana, Frank Bode. Piano: Dudley Brooks. Accordion: Jimmie Haskell. Tambourine: Hoyt Hawkins. Vocals: The Jordanaires
  • Surrender

    Doc Pomus/Mort Shuman. Recorded October 30, 1960 at RCA’s Studio B, Nashville. Guitar: Hank Garland, Scotty Moore, Elvis Presley. Bass: Bob Moore. Drums: Buddy Harman, D.J. Fontana. Piano: Floyd Cramer. Saxophone: Boots Randolph. Vocals: Millie Kirkham, Charlie Hodge, The Jordanaires
  • (Marie’s The Name) His Latest Flame

    Doc Pomus/Mort Shuman. Recorded June 25, 1961 at RCA’s Studio B, Nashville. Guitar: Hank Garland, Scotty Moore, Neal Matthews. Bass: Bob Moore. Drums: Buddy Harman, D.J. Fontana. Piano & Organ: Floyd Cramer. Piano: Gordon Stoker. Claves: Boots Randolph. Vocals: Millie Kirkham, The Jordanaires
  • Can't Help Falling In Love

    Hugo Peretti/Luigi Creatore/George Weiss. Recorded for the motion picture Blue Hawaii. Recorded March 23, 1961 at Radio Recorders, Hollywood. Guitar: Hank Garland, Scotty Moore, Tiny Timbrell. Bass: Bob Moore. Drums: D.J. Fontana, Hal Blaine, Bernie Mattinson. Piano: Floyd Cramer. Piano & Celeste: Dudley Brooks. Saxophone: Boots Randolph. Steel Guitar: Alvino Rey. Harmonica: George Fields. Ukulele: Fred Tavares, Bernie Lewis. Vocals: The Jordanaires, The Surfers
  • Good Luck Charm

    Aaron Schroeder/Wally Gold. Recorded October 15, 1961 at RCA’s Studio B, Nashville. Guitar: Jerry Kennedy, Scotty Moore. Bass: Bob Moore. Drums: Buddy Harman, D.J. Fontana. Piano & Organ: Floyd Cramer. Saxophone & Clarinet: Boots Randolph. Accordion: Gordon Stoker. Vocals: Millie Kirkham, The Jordanaires
  • She's Not You

    Doc Pomus/Mike Stoller/Jerry Leiber. Recorded March 19, 1962 at RCA’s Studio B, Nashville. Guitar & Vibes: Grady Martin. Guitar: Harold Bradley, Scotty Moore. Bass: Bob Moore. Drums: Buddy Harman, D.J. Fontana. Piano & Organ: Floyd Cramer. Saxophone & Vibes: Boots Randolph. Vocals: Millie Kirkham, The Jordanaires
  • Return To Sender

    Otis Blackwell/Winfield Scott. Recorded for the motion picture Girls! Girls! Girls! Recorded March 27, 1962 at Radio Recorders, Hollywood. Guitar: Scotty Moore, Tiny Timbrell, Barney Kessel. Bass: Ray Siegel. Drums: D.J. Fontana, Hal Blaine, Bernie Mattinson. Piano: Dudley Brooks. Saxophone & Clarinet: Boots Randolph. Organ: Harold Brown. Vocals: The Jordanaires
  • (You’re The) Devil In Disguise

    Bill Giant/Bernie Baum/Florence Kaye. Recorded May 26, 1963 at RCA’s Studio B, Nashville. Guitar: Grady Martin, Harold Bradley, Jerry Kennedy, Scotty Moore. Bass: Bob Moore. Drums: D.J. Fontana, Buddy Harman. Piano: Floyd Cramer. Saxophone, Vibes & Shakers: Boots Randolph. Vocals: Millie Kirkham, The Jordanaires
  • Crying In The Chapel

    Artie Glenn. Recorded October 30, 1960 at RCA’s Studio B, Nashville. Guitar: Hank Garland, Scotty Moore, Elvis Presley. Bass: Bob Moore. Drums: Buddy Harman, D.J. Fontana. Piano: Floyd Cramer. Saxophone: Boots Randolph. Vocals: Millie Kirkham, Charlie Hodge, The Jordanaires
  • In The Ghetto

    Mac Davis. Recorded January 20, 1969 at American Sound Studio, Memphis. Guitar & Sitar: Reggie Young, Guitar: Elvis Presley.,Bass: Tommy Cogbill, Mike Leech. Drums: Gene Chrisman. Piano: Bobby Wood, Elvis Presley, Ronnie Milsap. Organ: Bobby Emmons. Steel Guitar: John Hughey. Harmonica: Ed Kollis. OVERDUBS: Trumpet: R.F.Taylor, Wayne Jackson, Dick Steff. Sax & Trombone: Jackie Thomas. Sax: Andrew Lowe, Glen Spreen, J.P.Luper. Trombone: Ed Logan, Jack Hale, Gerald Richardson, French Horn: Tony Cason, Joe D'Gerolamo. Vocals: Mary (Jeannie) Green, Donna Thatcher, Susan Pilkington, Mary Holladay, Dolores Edgin, June Page, Hurshel Wiginton, Joe Babcock, Ginger Holladay, Millie Kirkham, Sandy Posey.
  • Suspicious Minds

    Mark James. Recorded January 22, 1969 at American Sound Studio, Memphis. Guitar & Sitar: Reggie Young, Guitar: Elvis Presley.,Bass: Tommy Cogbill, Mike Leech. Drums: Gene Chrisman. Piano: Bobby Wood, Elvis Presley, Ronnie Milsap. Organ: Bobby Emmons. Steel Guitar: John Hughey. Harmonica: Ed Kollis. OVERDUBS: Trumpet: R.F.Taylor, Wayne Jackson, Dick Steff. Sax & Trombone: Jackie Thomas. Sax: Andrew Lowe, Glen Spreen, J.P.Luper. Trombone: Ed Logan, Jack Hale, Gerald Richardson, French Horn: Tony Cason, Joe D'Gerolamo. Vocals: Mary (Jeannie) Green, Donna Thatcher, Susan Pilkington, Mary Holladay, Dolores Edgin, June Page, Hurshel Wiginton, Joe Babcock, Ginger Holladay, Millie Kirkham, Sandy Posey.OVERDUB in Las Vegas, August 1969. Trumpet: A. Vasquez, N. Prentice, B. Shew. Trombone: A Le Coque, J. Boicie. Bass Trombone: K. Adkins.
  • The Wonder Of You

    Baker Knight. Recorded live on stage February 18, 1970, dinner show, at The International Hotel, Las Vegas. Guitar: James Burton, John Wilkinson, Elvis Presley, Charlie Hodge. Bass: Jerry Scheff, Drums: Bob Lanning Piano: Glen D. Hardin. Vocals: The Sweet Inspirations, The Imperials, Bobby Morris and His Orchestra. OVERDUBS, Vocals: Mary Holladay, Mary (Jeannie) Green, Joe Babcock, Dolores Edgin, Ginger Holladay, Sandy Posey, Hurshel Wiginton, Jim Glaser, Millie Kirkham, June Page.
  • Burning Love

    Dennis Linde. Recorded March 28, 1972 at RCA’s Studio C, Hollywood. Guitar: James Burton, John Wilkinson, Charlie Hodge. Bass: Emory Gordy. Drums: Ronnie Tutt. Piano: Glen D. Hardin. Vocals: J.D. Sumner & The Stamps. OVERDUBS - Percussion: Jerry Carrigan. Guitar: Dennis Linde.
  • Way Down

    Layng Martine, Jr. Recorded October 29, 1976 at Elvis' home Graceland, Memphis. Guitar: James Burton, John Wilkinson, Chip Young, Charlie Hodge. Bass: Jerry Scheff. Drums: Ronnie Tutt. Piano: Tony Brown. Electric Piano: David Briggs. Vocals: Kathy Westmoreland, Myrna Smith, Sherrill Nielsen, J.D. Sumner & The Stamps. OVERDUBS Steel Guitar: Weldon Myrick. Percussion: Randy Cullers. Moog Synthesizer: Shane Keister. Additional overdubs were done by the members of Elvis' live band in January 1977 at Creative Workshop in Nashville.
  • A Little Less Conversation (remix)

    Billy Strange/Mac Davis. Recorded for the motion picture Live A Little, Love A Little. Recorded March 7, 1968 at Western Recorders, Hollywood. Guitar: Joseph Gibbons, Neil Levang, Charles Britz, Alvin Casey. Bass: Larry Knechtel, Charles Berghofer. Drums: Hal Blaine, Gary Coleman. Piano: Don Randi. Vocals: B.J. Baker, Sally Stevens, Bob Tebow, John Bahler. Elvis' vocal for thos version was recorded June 20-24 at Western Recorders, Hollywood. New instrumentation was recorded in 2002.

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