My Farewell to Elvis

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My Farewell to Elvis
Studio album by Merle Haggard
Released October 1977
Genre Country, rockabilly
Length 25:10
Label MCA
Producer Fuzzy Owen
Merle Haggard chronology
A Working Man Can't Get Nowhere Today
(1977)
My Farewell to Elvis
(1977)
I'm Always on a Mountain When I Fall
(1978)
Alternative Cover
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

My Farewell to Elvis is an album by American country singer Merle Haggard, released in 1977. It reached Number 6 on the Country album chart. The single "From Graceland to the Promised Land" reached number 4 on the Billboard Country Singles chart. The album is a tribute to the music of Elvis Presley.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "From Graceland to the Promised Land" (Merle Haggard) – 2:28
  2. "In the Ghetto"(Mac Davis) – 2:55
  3. "Don't Be Cruel" (Otis Blackwell, Elvis Presley) – 1:59
  4. "Jailhouse Rock" (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller) – 2:50
  5. "Love Me Tender" (Vera Matson, Presley) – 2:42
  6. "That's All Right" (Arthur Crudup) – 2:29
  7. "Heartbreak Hotel" (Mae Boren Axton, Tommy Durden, Presley) – 2:18
  8. "Blue Christmas" (Billy Hayes, Jay Johnson) – 2:23
  9. "Blue Suede Shoes" (Carl Perkins) – 2:01
  10. "Are You Lonesome Tonight?" (Roy Turk, Lou Handman) – 2:48
  11. "Merle's Farewell to Elvis" (Haggard) – :17

Chart positions[edit]

Year Chart Position
1977 Billboard Country albums 6
The Billboard 200 133

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