Label: RCA - VAL 10456 • Format: Vinyl LP • Country: Australia • Genre: Rock, Stage & Screen • Style: Soundtrack, Rock & Roll
Elvis Presley performed Trouble - Elvis Presley - King Creole song in the motion picture King Creoleand his recording was included on the soundtrack of the same name. Presley's performance in the film alludes to Muddy Waters and Bo Diddley. Because I'm evil. My middle name is Misery".
Music critic Maury Dean suggests that "Trouble", with Presley's "growling snarl", is one of the earliest proto-punk rock songs. Ten years later, Presley opened his comeback special with this number. With dark, moody lighting highlighting his sneer, the sequence alluded to Presley's checkered past and "dangerous" image and served to prove that the singer was still "sexy, surly and downright provocative".
Presley performed the song several times on tour in the early s and unofficial recordings of Tout Va Tres Bien - Wondeur Brass - Simoneda, Reine Des Esclaves performances have circulated. The song was included in the musical revue Smokey Joe's Cafe. This particular riff is one of the most recognizable lick in blues, and is also heard in Bo Diddley 's " I'm a man " and Muddy Waters ' " Mannish boy " Indeed, the key feature of the song is the use of stop time, or pauses in the music, during the first half of the progression.
This musical device is commonly heard in New Orleans jazzwhen the instrumentation briefly stops, allowing for a short instrumental solo before resuming. The single turned out a commercial failure and inan English-language version with original lyrics was released in the UK by Creole Records and other parts of Europe, again to no chart success.
Lear performed the song in an episode of Musikladen aired 29 May in West Germany, clad in black leather outfit, alluding to Presley's tough s image. The single was also promoted by an appearance in German TV show 3 nach 9where Amanda had to contradict the transsexual rumours.
However, it was removed from the track listing of subsequent pressings in favour of " Queen of Chinatown ". Lear recorded the English-language version of the song for All Through The Night - André Kostelanetz And His Orchestra - Music Of Cole Porter / Music Of Vincen album of Elvis Presley covers, My Happiness.
The program also included sections of " Fever " and " Jailhouse Rock ". From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Understanding Elvis: Southern Roots vs. Star Image Elvis for Dummies Retrieved 29 April Retrieved Rock albums of the '70s: a critical guide Official Charts Company. Archived from the original on CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown link.
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