Pocketful of Rainbows

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"Pocketful of Rainbows"
Song by Elvis Presley from the album G.I. Blues (album)
Recorded 1960
Genre Pop
Length 2:35
Label RCA Victor
Writer Fred Wise, Ben Weisman
Producer Joseph Lilley[1]
G.I. Blues (album) track listing
G.I. Blues
"Pocketful of Rainbows" Shoppin' Around

"Pocketful of Rainbows" is a song from the 1960 Elvis Presley album, G.I. Blues, written by Fred Wise and Ben Weisman.

Song information[edit]

The song was recorded on May 6, 1960 at RCA Victors Hollywood studios for his 1960 film G. I. Blues.

In the film version Juliet Prowse (who lip-synched to Loulie Jean Norman's voice) can be seen singing along with Elvis in a cable car in the small German tourist-town Rüdesheim am Rhein [1][2]

Other versions[edit]

  • Jimmy Breedlove. Released on CD 2, "The Demos", that came with the book "Writing for the King" in 2006. It was released on the Follow That Dream label.[3]
  • The song appears on the 1966 Jan & Dean project that was eventually released by Sundazed Records as Save For A Rainy Day in 1996.

Revived by Australian singer Colin Cook on the Clarion label (MCK-1630) in 1967

Jerry Maguire Soundtrack, intro has a great interaction between Elvis and the producer.


  1. ^ a b Elvis Presley Recording Sessions
  2. ^ Video on YouTube
  3. ^ 2006 - 2010 - Elvis Presley Gesellschaft

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