Rubberneckin'

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"Rubberneckin'"
Rubberneckin' by Elvis Presley.jpg
Single by Elvis Presley
from the album Almost in Love and ELVIIS: 2nd to None
A-side"Don't Cry Daddy"
ReleasedNovember 10, 1969 (1969-11-10)
RecordedJanuary 20, 1969
StudioAmerican Sound
GenreBlue-eyed soul, R&B, soul
Length2:11
Songwriter(s)Dory Jones, Bunny Warren
Elvis Presley singles chronology
"Don't Cry Daddy"
(1969)
"Rubberneckin'"
(1969)
"Kentucky Rain"
(1970)

"Rubberneckin'" is a song performed by Elvis Presley, which was recorded at American Sound Studio. It was used in the film Change of Habit and subsequently issued as the B-side of "Don't Cry Daddy" (RCA single 47-9768) in conjunction with the movie premiere.[1] It reached number six in the United States on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1969.[2]

Paul Oakenfold version[edit]

"Rubberneckin' (Paul Oakenfold Remix)"
Elvis presley-rubberneckin (paul oakenfold remix) s.jpg
Single by Elvis Presley
from the album 2nd to None
ReleasedSeptember 15, 2003 (2003-09-15)
FormatCD single, digital download
GenreElectronica
Length3:28
LabelBMG
Songwriter(s)Dory Jones, Bunny Warren
Producer(s)Paul Oakenfold, Ad Bradley
Paul Oakenfold singles chronology
"Hypnotised"
(2003)
"Rubberneckin' (Paul Oakenfold Remix)"
(2003)
"Faster Kill Pussycat"
(2006)

In 2003, Paul Oakenfold remixed “Rubberneckin'”, and it was released as a single and on the album ELVIIS: 2nd to None. The remixed song was used in a commercial by Toyota to introduce their Solara model.[3] It peaked at number three on the Australian singles chart and stayed there for one week. It also hit the top 10 in Denmark, Finland, Ireland, and the United Kingdom, but only managed to hit number 94 on the Billboard Hot 100.[4]

Track listing[edit]

2003 CD single

  1. "Rubberneckin'" (Paul Oakenfold Remix) (Radio Edit) – 3:28
  2. "Rubberneckin'" (Paul Oakenfold Extended Remix) – 5:20
  3. "Rubberneckin'" (original version) – 2:09

Charts[edit]

Chart (2003) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[5] 3
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[6] 17
Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia)[7] 5
Denmark (Tracklisten)[8] 4
Finland (Suomen virallinen lista)[9] 6
Ireland (IRMA)[10] 10
Italy (FIMI)[11] 15
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[12] 9
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[13] 18
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[14] 13
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[15] 19
UK Singles (The Official Charts Company)[16] 5

References[edit]

  1. ^ Guralnick/Jorgensen (1999). Elvis Day by Day. Ballantine Books. p. 237. ISBN 978-0-345-42089-3.
  2. ^ Fred L. Worth, Steve D. Tamerius (1992). Elvis: his life from A to Z. Wings Books. p. 419.
  3. ^ DJ Ron Slomowicz. "Elvis Presley - Rubberneckin". Retrieved 2011-03-04.
  4. ^ "Elvis Presley and Paul Oakenfold - Rubberneckin' (remix)".
  5. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Elvis Presley – Rubberneckin' (Paul Oakenfold Remix)". ARIA Top 50 Singles.
  6. ^ "Ultratop.be – Elvis Presley – Rubberneckin' (Paul Oakenfold Remix)" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50.
  7. ^ "Ultratop.be – Elvis Presley – Rubberneckin' (Paul Oakenfold Remix)" (in French). Ultratip.
  8. ^ "Danishcharts.com – Elvis Presley – Rubberneckin' (Paul Oakenfold Remix)". Tracklisten.
  9. ^ "Elvis Presley: Rubberneckin' (Paul Oakenfold Remix)" (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland.
  10. ^ Irish Charts Search "Rubberneckin'"
  11. ^ "Italiancharts.com – Elvis Presley – Rubberneckin' (Paul Oakenfold Remix)". Top Digital Download.
  12. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – Elvis Presley" (in Dutch). Dutch Top 40.
  13. ^ "Charts.nz – Elvis Presley – Rubberneckin' (Paul Oakenfold Remix)". Top 40 Singles.
  14. ^ "Spanishcharts.com – Elvis Presley – Rubberneckin' (Paul Oakenfold Remix)" Canciones Top 50.
  15. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Elvis Presley – Rubberneckin' (Paul Oakenfold Remix)". Swiss Singles Chart.
  16. ^ UK Charts Search for respective song (Reference only valid for songs with charting under 40)

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