Blues For Elvis – King Does The King's Things
Blues For Elvis - King Does The King's Things is a Blues album by Albert King. The songs in this album are versions of songs previously recorded by Elvis Presley.
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“Where is the child who has been born king of the Jews? For we observed his star at its rising, and have come to pay him homage.”
—Bible: New Testament, Matthew 2:2.
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“Commercial to the core, Elvis was the kind of singer dear to the heart of the music business. For him to sing a song was to sell a song. His G clef was a dollar sign.”
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“The blues women had a commanding presence and a refreshing robustness. They were nurturers, taking the yeast of experience, kneading it into dough, molding it and letting it grow in their minds to bring the listener bread for sustenance, shaped by their sensibilities.”
—Rosetta Reitz, U.S. author. As quoted in The Political Palate, ch. 10, by Betsey Beaven et al. (1980)