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The Kings Of Rock'N'Roll

June 23, 2008 | Music
With the title "The Kings of Rock 'N' Roll" the Smith & Co (H'Art) label will release a CD that combines tracks from Elvis Presley and the Italian Adriano Celentano.
Jerome returns wrote on June 23, 2008
does Adriano Celentano also sing Old Shep?..
dressingroomrehearsa wrote on June 23, 2008
LOL. good question. he's still alive. ambe according to his age by now, he does. you gotta see dolce vita with masroiani. in this movie from 59 he does somee great rockarolla...
theoldscudder wrote on June 24, 2008
Sounds interesting. May not be everbody's cup of expresso. Probably will appeal more to the Celentano fan's. At least it's something a little different.
Viva wrote on June 24, 2008
Is it comic relief day again already? "Kings" of Rock and Roll? Looking as though you've just wet your pants does not make you a King my friend.
elviskid80 wrote on June 25, 2008
sounds kinda weird but interesting. And i just have to say im sick of this old shep craze on every damn subject . Honestly dude give it up the song suckes ok .Why Elvis Ever recorded it is beyond comprehention .I personally think the song is horrably written. And Who Ever Convinced Elvis sing such a piece of crap is stupid .As it was not even a hit. And its only ever relesed on budget albums LOL .
benny scott wrote on June 25, 2008
Interesting? Adriano Celentano a "King of Rock 'n' Roll ? C'mon ! What a joke ! Always El.
Ruthie wrote on June 25, 2008
It is rude to trash a song that someone else might like it just because you don't. Old Shep may not be a great song but it is a very old song, very meaningful to some people who have ever bonded with a dog (pet) & lost it. Personally, I think Hound Dog is the most stupid song I've ever heard. I didn't like it when it first came out & I am never going to like it. Talk about meaningless dribble. However, I don't go around trashing the song when I can see that most fans really enjoy it. That is their right & it's not all about me. Just like beauty is in the eye of the beholder, so may a particular song be special to someone for whatever reason. Or maybe a person just plain likes it. There is room in this world for all of us.
Sirbalkan wrote on June 25, 2008
For the fisrt time ever they call him the King(???).... Interesting!!!!!! Bull.... !
marty wrote on June 26, 2008
The title could be appropriate if they mean Adriano is King of Rock 'n' Roll in Italy but I doubt if that is the case anyway. To continue the 'Old Shep' arguement here are some facts. The song was written by Red Foley one of the most successful country singers of his era and was based on a true story about his dog. Elvis performed it in the Tupelo talent contest for which he won fifth place. Elvis recorded it in 1956 because he liked it. With this particular song I am 100% convinced that it was his personal choice. As far as the quality of the song, well opinions differ but for me it is far better than some of the movie songs he HAD to record during the later part of the '60's.
Ruthie wrote on June 26, 2008
Thanks, Marty. Old Shep is obviously better than Beach Shack or Doing The Clam!