Blues for Elvis – King Does the King's Things

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Blues For Elvis - King Does The King's Things
Studio album by Albert King
Released 1970
Recorded 1969
Genre Blues
Length 36:41
Label Stax Records
Producer Donald "Duck" Dunn and Al Jackson, Jr.
Albert King chronology
King Of The Blues Guitar
(1969)
Blues For Elvis - King Does The King's Things
(1970)
Lovejoy
(1971)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars link

Blues For Elvis - King Does The King's Things is the fifth studio album by Albert King. The songs in this album are versions of songs previously recorded by Elvis Presley. On the album sleeve there is a review by Albert Goldman, Music Critic of LIFE Magazine, who says, among other things "For the first time on record, the King of Blues is meeting the King of Rock." and "...you're gonna love every minute of this musical feast fit for kings.".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Hound Dog" (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller) – 4:03
  2. "That's All Right" (Arthur Crudup) – 4:08
  3. "All Shook Up" (Otis Blackwell, Presley) – 2:29
  4. "Jailhouse Rock" (Leiber, Stoller) – 3:36
  5. "Heartbreak Hotel" (Mae Boren Axton, Thomas Durden, Presley) – 6:05
  6. "Don't Be Cruel" (Blackwell, Presley) – 3:27
  7. "One Night" (Dave Bartholomew, Pearl King, Anita Steiman) – 4:18
  8. "Blue Suede Shoes" (Carl Perkins) – 3:16
  9. "Love Me Tender" (Vera Matson, Presley) – 5:19

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