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Track Listing:

Side 1:
  1. Heartbreak Hotel
  2. Hound Dog
  3. Don't Be Cruel (to a heart that's true)
  4. Love Me Tender
  5. All Shook Up
  6. (Let me be your) Teddy Bear

  7. Jailhouse Rock

  8. The Girl Of My Best Friend

  9. It's Now Or Never

10. Are You Lonesome Tonight?

11. Wooden Heart

12. (Marie's the name) His Latest Flame

13. Can't Help Falling In Love

Side 2:
  1. Good Luck Charm
  2. Return To Sender
  3. (You're the) Devil In Disguise
  4. In The Ghetto
  5. Suspicious Minds
  6. The Wonder Of You

  7. I Just Can't Help Believin'

  8. An American Trilogy

  9. Always On My Mind

10. Moody Blue 

RCA

74321 22871 1

Released: August 1994:

mono/stereo (320)

This LP entered the UK charts on September 10, 1994 and peaked at no. 6.

(Primarily CD sales)

Chart Run: (25 Weeks)

10/09/1994 - 07

17/09/1994 - 06

24/09/1994 - 08

01/10/1994 - 09

08/10/1994 - 14

15/10/1994 - 12

22/10/1994 - 16

29/10/1994 - 19

05/11/1994 - 26

12/11/1994 - 21

19/11/1994 - 22

26/11/1994 - 28

03/12/1994 - 30

10/12/1994 - 29

17/12/1994 - 28

24/12/1994 - 23

31/12/1994 - 20

07/01/1995 - 29

14/01/1995 - 22

21/01/1995 - 19

28/01/1995 - 31

04/02/1995 - 40

11/02/1995 - 49

18/02/1995 - 69

25/02/1995 - 73

It re-entered the charts for one week on April 1, 1995 and reached no. 88.

Chart Run: (1 Week)

01/04/1995 - 88

Information: www.officialcharts.com

Recording Information:

Heartbreak Hotel

(January 10, 1956: RCA Studios, Nashville, Tennessee)

Hound Dog

(July 2, 1956: RCA Studios, New York)

Don't Be Cruel

(July 2, 1956: RCA Studios, New York)

Love Me Tender

(August 24, 1956: 20th Century Fox, Stage 1, Hollywood, California)

 

All Shook Up

(January 12, 1957: Radio Recorders, Studio 1, Hollywood, California)

 

Teddy Bear

(January 16, 1957: Paramount Sound Stage, Hollywood, California)

 

Jailhouse Rock

(April 30, 1957: Radio Recorders, Studio 1, Hollywood, California)

 

The Girl of My Best Friend

(April 3/4, 1960: RCA Studio B, Nashville, Tennessee)

 

It's Now Or Never

(April 3/4, 1960: RCA Studio B, Nashville, Tennessee)

 

Are You Lonesome Tonight?

(April 3/4, 1960: RCA Studio B, Nashville, Tennessee)

 

Wooden Heart

(April 28, 1960: RCA Studios, Hollywood, California)

 

His Latest Flame

(June 25/26, 1961: RCA Studio B, Nashville, Tennessee)

 

Can't Help Falling in Love

(March 23, 1961: Radio Recorders, Studio B, Hollywood, California)

Good Luck Charm

(October 15/16, 1961: RCA Studio B, Nashville, Tennessee)

 

Return To Sender

(March 27, 1962: Radio Recorders, Studio B, Hollywood, California)

 

Devil in Disguise

(May 26/27, 1963: RCA, Studio B, Nashville, Tennessee)

 

In the Ghetto

(January 20, 1969: American Sound Studio, Memphis, Tennessee)

 

Suspicious Minds

(January 23, 1969: American Sound Studio, Memphis, Tennessee)

 

The Wonder of You

(February 18, 1970: (DS) The International Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada)

 

I Just Can't Help Believin'

(August 11, 1970 (DS): The International Hotel , Las Vegas, Nevada)

An American Trilogy

(February 16, 1972 (MS): The Las Vegas Hilton, Las Vegas, Nevada)

Always On My Mind

(March 29/30, 1972: RCA Studio C, Hollywood, California)

Moody Blue

(February 4/5, 1976: Graceland, Memphis, Tennessee)

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