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May 25, 1966
Elvis left for Nashville at 1.00 a.m. on a rented Greyhound. At Studio B Elvis met his new producer, Felton Jarvis. According to Chet Atkins, Felton's temperament would suit Elvis better. Felton was already a big fan of Elvis.
This was the first time in more than 2 years that Elvis was in the studio to record something else than soundtracks.
He had to deliver 2 singles, a Christmas single and a gospel album. Elvis worked form 10.00 p.m. to 7.00 a.m. on this first night. He concentrated on the album How Great Thou Art, but recorded Tomorrow Is A Long Time from Bob Dylan as well.
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"Elvis lifts this song from an mediocre sixties song up to a top level. It is his voice as one can do nothing to the lyrics and the basic musical theme. When I heard this the first time I was highly thrilled by it and though at this point in time it thrills me less, it is still a top song which did well during those live shows!"


A guitar that Elvis Presley was given by his father has sold for $334,000 (£230,000) at an auction in New York. It is thought that Vernon Presley changed the finish on the Gibson Dove to...more
Source: BBC / Updated: May 22, 2016

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