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Worldwide 50 Gold Award Hits, Vol.1

Released:Aug. 1, 1970

With RCA and Colonel Parker working Elvis’ releases on all price levels, this massive four-LP/cassette box set offered nearly all of Elvis’ biggest hits in a single deluxe package. With 150,000 sales (Gold for a four-disc set), it more than proved its worth.

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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. Vocals: Gordon Stoker, Ben Speer, Brock Speer
  • I Was The One

    Aaron Schroeder/Claude DeMetrius/Hal Blair/Bill Peppers. Recorded January 11, 1956 at RCA Studios, Nashville. Guitar: Scotty Moore, Chet Atkins, Elvis Presley. Bass: Bill Black. Drums: D.J. Fontana. Piano: Floyd Cramer. Vocals: Gordon Stoker, Ben Speer, Brock Speer
  • I Want You, I Need You, I Love You

    Maurice Mysels/Ira Kosloff. Recorded April 14, 1956 at RCA Studios, Nashville. Guitar: Scotty Moore, Chet Atkins. Bass: Bill Black. Drums: D.J. Fontana. Piano: Marvin Hughes. Vocals: Gordon Stoker, Ben Speer, Brock Speer
  • 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
  • Any Way You Want Me (That's How I Will Be)

    Aaron Schroeder/Cliff Owens. 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
  • 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
  • Playing for Keeps

    Stanley Kesler. Recorded September 1, 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
  • That’s When Your Heartaches Begin

    William Raskin/George Brown/Fred Fisher. Recorded January 13, 1957 at Radio Recorders, Hollywood. Guitar: Scotty Moore, Elvis Presley. Bass: Bill Black. Drums: D.J. Fontana. Piano: Gordon Stoker. Vocals: The Jordanaires
  • Loving You

    Jerry Leiber/Mike Stoller. Recorded February 24, 1957 at Radio Recorders, Hollywood. Guitar: Scotty Moore, Elvis Presley. Bass: Bill Black. Drums: D.J. Fontana. Piano: Dudley Brooks 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
  • Treat Me Nice

    Jerry Leiber/Mike Stoller. Recorded September 5, 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
  • I Beg of You

    Rosemarie McCoy/Kelly Owens. 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
  • 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
  • Wear My Ring Around Your Neck

    Bert Carroll/Russell Moody. Recorded February 1, 1958 at Radio Recorders, Hollywood. Guitar: Scotty Moore, Tiny Timbrell, Elvis Presley. Bass: Bill Black. Drums: D.J. Fontana. Piano: Dudley Brooks. Vocals: The Jordanaires. OVERDUBS Piano: Elvis Presley recorded February 26, 1958
  • 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
  • I Got Stung

    Aaron Schroeder/David Hill. 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
  • (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
  • A Mess of Blues

    Doc Pomus/Mort Shuman. 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
  • I Gotta Know

    Paul Evans/Matt Williams. 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
  • 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
  • I Feel So Bad

    Chuck Willis. Recorded March 12, 1961 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, The Jordanaires
  • Little Sister

    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
  • Rock-A-Hula Baby

    Fred Wise/Ben Weisman/Dolores Fuller. 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
  • Anything That's Part Of You

    Don Robertson. 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
  • 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
  • Where Do You Come From

    Ruth Batchelor/Bob Roberts. 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
  • One Broken Heart for Sale

    Otis Blackwell/Winfield Scott. 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
  • (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
  • Bossa Nova Baby

    erry Leiber/Mike Stoller. Recorded January 22, 1963 at Radio Recorders, Hollywood. Elvis’ vocal for track 21 was recorded on February 27, 1963. Guitar: Barney Kessel, Scotty Moore. Guitar & Mandolin: Tiny Timbrell. Bass: Ray Siegel. Drums: D.J. Fontana, Hal Blaine. Percusssion: Emil Radocchia. Piano: Dudley Brooks. Trumpet: Anthony Terran, Rudolph Loera. Vocals: The Jordanaires, The Amigos
  • Kissin' Cousins

    (Fred Wise/RAndy Starr). Recorded for the motion picture Kissin' Cousins. Recorded September 30, 1963 at RCA's Studio B, Nashville. Elvis' vocals recorded October 10, 1963 at MGM's soundstage, Hollywood. Guitar: Grady Martin, Jerry Kennedy, Scotty Moore, Harold Bradley. Bass: Bob Moore. Drums: Buddy Harman, D.J. Fontana. Piano: Floyd Cramer. Saxophone: Boots Randolph, Bill Justis. Fiddle: Cecil Brower. Vocals: Winnifred Brest, Millie Kirkham, Dolores Edgin, The Jordanaires
  • Viva Las Vegas

    Doc Pomus/Mort Shuman.Recorded for the motion picture Viva Las Vegas. Recorded July 9, 1963 at Radio. Recorders, Hollywood. Guitar: Billy Strange, Scotty Moore, Tiny Timbrell. Bass: Bob Moore. Drums: D.J. Fontana, Buddy Harman, Frank Carlson. Piano: Floyd Cramer, Dudley Brooks. Organ: Calvin Jackson. Saxophone: Boots Randolph. Vocals: The Jordanaires
  • Ain’t That Loving You Baby

    Clyde Otis/Ivory Joe Hunter. 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • If I Can Dream

    W. Earl Brown. Recorded June 23, 1968 at Western Recorders, Hollywood. Guitar: Tommy Tedesco, Mike Deasy, Al Casey. Bass: Charles Berghofer. Bass & Keyboards: Larry Knechtel. Piano: Don Randi. Drums: Hal Blaine. Percussion: John Cyr, Elliot Franks, Frank DeVito. Harmonica: Tommy Morgan. Vocals: The Blossoms Orchestra conducted by Billy Goldenberg
  • 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. 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. 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. 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
  • Don’t Cry Daddy

    Mac Davis. Don't Cry Daddy - MAc Davis. Recorded January 15, 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. 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
  • Kentucky Rain

    Eddie Rabbitt/Dick Heard. Kentucky Rain - Eddie Rabbitt/Dick Heard. Recorded February 20, 1969 at American Sound Studios, Memphis. Guitar: Reggie Young, Elvis Presley.,Bass: Tommy Cogbill. Drums: Gene Chrisman. Piano: Bobby Wood, Elvis Presley, Ronnie. Organ: Bobby Emmons. Harmonica: Ed Kollis. Trumpet: R.F.Taylor, Wayne Jackson, Dick Steff. Sax & Trombone: Jackie Thomas. Sax: Glen Spreen, J.P.Luper. Trombone: Jackie Thomas, Jack Hale, Gerald Richardson, French Horn: Tony Cason, Joe D'Gerolamo. Vocals: Mary (Jeannie) Green, Donna Thatcher, Susan Pilkington, Mary Holladay, Dolores Edgin, Hurshel Wiginton, Joe Babcock, Millie Kirkham, Sonja Montgomery
  • Excerpts from Elvis Sails. Recorded September 22, 1958.

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