Promised Land [US Bonus Tracks]

Promised Land [US Bonus Tracks]

by Elvis PresleyElvis Presley

CD(Remastered / Bonus Tracks)

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Promised Land came from the last recording sessions that Elvis Presley ever had in Memphis, the city where his fame and his legend started. The December 1973 Stax Records studio sessions showed him, as he had on From Elvis in Memphis, reaching out to publishers other than those he owed for songs, and the repertory embraces material by Chuck Berry, Waylon Jennings, and Larry Gatlin, among others. With the best players on hand and an upbeat mood when these songs were cut, and the singer himself lean and rested after a couple of years of concertizing, the vibes throughout this album were positive and then some. Elvis sounds bold and confident in ways that make this album a diverting, if not profoundly exciting experience. It's not as distinctive or as involved a personal document as Elvis Country or the concentrated soul workout of From Elvis in Memphis, but it does feature some fine passionate singing throughout (most notably on "It's Midnight," a wrenching performance). The eight bonus tracks on the spring 2000 remastering (in excellent sound) are drawn from the same sessions but originally appeared on the album Good Times.

Product Details

Release Date: 05/16/2000
Label: Rca Victor Europe
UPC: 0078636793023
catalogNumber: 367930
Rank: 38869

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Elvis Presley   Primary Artist

Technical Credits

Jerry Reed   Composer
Dennis Linde   Composer
Phil Coulter   Composer
Billy Edd Wheeler   Composer
Troy Seals   Composer
Dick Baxter   Engineer
Felice Bryant   Composer
Boudleaux Bryant   Composer
Jerry Chesnut   Composer
Mickey Crofford   Engineer
Mike Leech   Horn Arrangements,String Arrangements
Danny O'Keefe   Composer
Pachucki   Engineer
Jean-Pierre Bourtayre   Composer
Denny Rice   Composer
Joe Lopes   Engineer
Colin Scott   Liner Notes
Claude François   Composer
Donnie Summer   Composer
Donnie Sumner   Composer
Danny Rice   Composer
Tim Baty   Composer
Bill Martin   Composer
Rory Bourke   Composer
Mike Moran   Engineer

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