Pocketful of Rainbows

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"Pocketful of Rainbows"
Song by Elvis Presley
from the album G.I. Blues
RecordedMay 6, 1960 (1960-05-06)
LabelRCA Victor
Songwriter(s)Fred Wise, Ben Weisman
Producer(s)Joseph Lilley[1]

"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][3]

Other versions[edit]

  • Jimmy Breedlove of The Ravens. 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.[4]
  • 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

Covered by Japanese technopop group YMO in 1993.

Canadian Country star Ray Condo recorded a version also

Covered by Glenn Danzig on Danzig Sings Elvis in 2020, on Cleopatra Records


  1. ^ a b Elvis Presley Recording Sessions
  2. ^ "German tourist-town Rüdesheim am Rhein Review". 2017-07-08. Retrieved 2017-08-02.
  3. ^ Video on YouTube
  4. ^ 2006 - 2010 - Elvis Presley Gesellschaft Archived 2012-05-27 at archive.today

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