Hard Knocks

Since it is December, we assume this is no April Fools' joke. Venus released Hard Knocks, a compilation of the worst movie songs.

Tracklisting

1 Easy Come, Easy Go,Take 10 - 2 I'll take Love, Takes 1-2A and take 3 * - 3 Sing You Children, Takes 18-20 * (take 20 take call only) - 4 She's A Machine, Take 14 * - 5 She's A Machine, Take 15 (master - record version) – 6 The Love Machine, Take 13 - 7 The Love Machine , Take 14 (master - movie version) – 8 Yoga Is As Yoga Does, Take 1 * - 9 Yoga Is As Yoga Does, Take 2 * - 10 Yoga Is As Yoga Does, Take 3 * - 11 Yoga Is As Yoga Does, Take 4 * - 12 Hard Knocks, Take 11 Master – 13 Little Egypt , Take 21 (Master - movie version) – 14 It's A Wonderful World, Take 17 * Track only - 15 Mexico, Takes 1-2 – 16 Marguerita, Takes 7*, 6 - 17 The Bullfighter Was A Lady, Take 10 (remake) - 18 Wisdom Of The Ages, Take 4 * - 19 Wisdom Of The Ages, Take 5 (Master) - 20 Kismet, Takes 1-2 - 21 Kismet, Takes 3*, 4*, 5 (Master) - 22 Hey Little Girl, Takes 1-2 - 23 Shake That Tambourine, Takes 14 * - 24 Shake That Tambourine, Takes 15*, 17,18,19, 20, 16 – 25 What I'd Say, Takes 1,2 – 26 What I'd Say, Take 3 * - 27 What I'd Say, Take 4 (Master) 

Source: For CD Collectors Only / Updated: Dec 16, 2014 
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Reactions

Matthias Kuenzer (profilecontact) wrote on Jan 1, 2015report abuse
I recommend a comparison with the pages of Keith Flynn before buying.
elvisfan1958 (profilecontact) wrote on Dec 25, 2014report abuse
This is in no way, a collection of the "worst" movie songs ... Most of these are very enjoyable ... About the only one that I can see, that could be considered one of the worst, would have to be, Yoga is as Yoga Does .. I like the rest of them .... If you want a CD of the worst, you would have to include, Britches, A Cane and a High Starched Collar, Farewell Royal High School, Confidence, Barefoot Ballad, Dominic, and maybe a couple of others ... but, it is hard to find a bad movie song, because no matter how bad the song is, Elvis sounds great singing them ... :)
circleG (profilecontact) wrote on Dec 18, 2014report abuse
Something similar was released years ago, I won't repeat the title, but once you listened to it the whole concept backfired because actually it was a compilation of movie songs which were okay
marty (profilecontact) wrote on Dec 17, 2014report abuse
For me 'It's A Wonderful World', 'Marguerita' and 'Wisdom Of The Ages' are highlights of their respective soundtracks. I really enjoy listening to these songs and they are definitely not among his worst movie songs. 'Yoga Is As Yoga Does' fits the description better and is possibly his worst studio recording officially released during his lifetime... (some might disagree however!)
Gorse (profilecontact) wrote on Dec 17, 2014report abuse
Must be a huge joke 'worst movie songs' with the fabulous 5 star track Marguerita, and 4 star What'd I Say, Kismet (IMO),Little Egypt and I'll Take Love for starters. There are 4 or 5 others that I don't necessarily seek out on a regular basis but they are more than listenable.
japio (profilecontact) wrote on Dec 16, 2014report abuse
Not all is good. But a few songs are fine to me.
marco31768 (profilecontact) wrote on Dec 16, 2014report abuse
Unreleased outtakes are always welcome in my collection.
RobIreland (profilecontact) wrote on Dec 16, 2014report abuse
Lex, I'v wrapped this up for you already .. Happy Christmas ! ; )
RobIreland (profilecontact) wrote on Dec 16, 2014report abuse
Worst movie songs in who's opinion ?? Actually a very good set here ! Does include a few duck eggs but being alt takes makes this interesting... to me anyway ; )... Yep "She's a Machine is one seriously over looked tune, gritty and suggestive with great instrumentation !
Nilson Calasans (profilecontact) wrote on Dec 16, 2014report abuse
Well, at least I myself I do like She´s a Machine, Hard knocks, It´s a Wonderful World, Little Egytp and Kismet.
Lex (profilecontact) wrote on Dec 16, 2014report abuse
There is nobody I hate enough to give this compilation ;)

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