Template talk:Elvis Presley

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Cleanup please[edit]

Could someone go through these links and make sure they're pointing to an appropriate page? e.g. Double Trouble, Little Sister and Seeing Is Believing are disambiguation pages, "Help Me" is the title of a Joni Mitchell love song that she first recorded for the 1974..., Swing Down, Sweet Chariot is "a funk song by Parliament" Thanks! A redlink would be better than a wrong link. Ewlyahoocom 03:36, 1 September 2007 (UTC)

This appears to have been corrected. LaraLove 23:41, 28 November 2007 (UTC)

Separate Christian songs[edit]

I suggest to separate the list of Christion songs into a separate article. It is not a direct aspect of Elvis; if so we would expect a same kind of lists with "Blues songs", "R&R songs", "R&B songs", "C&W songs" in this template, even with higher Elvis-relevance (what I do not advocate here). Of course the new article will be linked in this template. -DePiep 11:14, 3 November 2007 (UTC)

  • I agree, they make the template crowded and the three Christian/Gospel recordings articles I checked don't even mention Elvis, so they're not directly related to his him. As no one has opposed your suggestion, and it makes sense, I'm going to remove them. If anyone wants to create a list of these songs, they're in the edit history. Crazysuit 03:53, 12 November 2007 (UTC)
I don't agree. This was one of the most important categories of Elvis' music. In fact, these recordings are still selling in double-CD packs. These were songs that he sang in his concerts and many were international hits. He recorded more Christian songs than rock-n-roll when you add up the numbers. Hoserjoe (talk) 01:38, 26 December 2007 (UTC)

Reformatting[edit]

I have slightly reconstructed the template, view it here and scroll down. Tell me what you think! ---Scarce |||| Talk -Contrib.--- 22:53, 3 July 2009 (UTC)

Additions[edit]

Although it's impractical of course to include all compilation albums, whether they have Wikipedia articles or not, I do feel the RCA Camden releases with previously unissued material need to be included under compilations. Seeing as there were only 3 of these releases, I'm going ahead and adding them. 68.146.81.123 (talk) 15:10, 1 March 2010 (UTC)

Compilations?[edit]

Why are A Date with Elvis and For LP Fans Only considered "compilation" albums? Because they are a mix of RCA sessions and older Sun recordings? By that logic, Elvis Presley should also be considered a compilation.—Chowbok 22:12, 7 December 2010 (UTC)