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Jumpin Jehosaphat (profilecontact) wrote on Dec 6, 2007report abuse
1 StarAt this point BMG (Buy My Garbage) was testing the waters to see what the Elvis fan would add to his/her collection. This was around the beginning of their pocket picking stage.
Greg Nolan (profilecontact) wrote on Nov 15, 2007report abuse
5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 StarsWith that legendary line-up of classic hits, I can't imagine anyone rating it so low. I picked it up used a few years ago for just a few dollars just as a keepsake or something to give away. With the never-ending glut of hit-packages, this is just one of many long-since forgotten. But to its credit, for those of you into (or aware) Americana, the somewhat (purposely-) ugly cover is meant to conjure a shabby bar or tavern or "hole in the wall" in Anytown, USA -complete with old '70s-era fake wood paneling for the walls. The back-cover (not shown) depicts the song titles with the labels as if you would (and occasionally still can) see in an actual juke-box, so that part is especially effective. So if a library or a novice came across this set, I can't say it's a bad start. But given the advances in sound in the decade since its release, there are so many albums that would be better hit packages. But on the retro-jukebox anti-art and track-list, I find it hard to pan this release. But is RCA (et al) guilty of a glut of hit collections for the King ? You betcha.
Jumpin Jehosaphat (profilecontact) wrote on Nov 7, 2007report abuse
1 Starbad
JerryNodak (profilecontact) wrote on Jul 30, 2007report abuse
5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 StarsBare bones packaging, but great music.
Mystery Rider (profilecontact) wrote on Apr 7, 2007report abuse
1 Starwhat were they thinking when they put this cd and cover together? maybe they thought somebody would buy it..dopy me i did and i'll tell you mistake mistake mistake.