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When My Blue Moon Turns to Gold Again

Rating:
4.4 / 5

Words & Music: Wayne Walker Gene Sullivan

When my blue moon turns to gold again
When my rainbow turns the clouds away
When my blue moon turns to gold again
You'll be back within my arms to stay

When the memories that linger in our hearts
Memories that make my heart cold
However some day they'll live again sweetheart
And my blue moon again will turn to gold

Recordingdate: 1956/09/02, first released on: Elvis (album)

Musicians

Musicians who contributed to the first recording of When My Blue Moon Turns to Gold Again:

(guitar)
(guitar)
(bass)
(drums)
(piano)
(piano)
(vocals)
(vocals)
(vocals)
(vocals)

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Steve V wrote on June 23, 2009
What a catchy song, one of my favorites from my favorite LP with a great Scotty Moore solo. Classic.
Monster wrote on February 18, 2010
Fun song from the fifties and i always enjoy the brief snippets he does in the seventies too. :)
old shep wrote on February 18, 2010
One of my all time favourites from Elvis' second album, an album that i think was never surpassed.
sitdown revamped wrote on February 18, 2010
that's another real gem of my favourite if not best album from the 50's. The Sullivan show footage of it is fantastic. Unfortunately he used it as a halfhearted filler only during the 68 special, second(?) sitdown show...
shoesuedeblues wrote on February 18, 2010
This is my favourite Elvis period the 1950s. A track from the second HMV album if you were in the UK and part of a unique collection of songs that sound different to any other album Elvis made.
Deano1 wrote on February 18, 2010
One of my two favorite tracks from his second album (along with "Love Me") and a top 40 hit in the U.S. based on it's appearance on an extended play. A nice rockabilly tune and one of the last that would have some of that "Sun record" sound to it. The album was never a favorite LP of mine as there are some really weak tracks such as "Old Shep", "How Do You Think I Feel", "How's The World Treating You" and "First In Line" and some covers of 2nd rate rock and roll songs "Rip It Up", "Long Tall Sally" and "Ready Teady" although Elvis' renditions are the best of all the versions. "So Glad You're Mine" and "Anyplace Is Paradise" are interesting listens and "Paralyzed" (the other song to hit the chart from the above mentioned EP) is pleasant, but a weaker Otis Blackwell song.
GEORGE (GK) wrote on February 18, 2010
As short, in length, as it was, I thought Elvis sang this, at his absolute best, on the "1968 Comeback special". He and Charlie did some nice harmony on the song.
dgirl wrote on February 18, 2010
One of my favorite songs from one of my favorite, if not my favorite LP. Not a weak song in the bunch except Old Shep. Elvis showed all his styles on this LP and only 2 other LPs in his career did that, Elvis Is Back, and From Elvis In Memphis. This LP should get a second look by the public. I gave the extended CD to a friend a few years ago who didnt know much about Elvis except for the hits. It quickly became one of his favorites. I would never call the Little Richard songs second rate rock n roll. The songs are classics just as Blue Suede Shoes or Johnny B Goode. A pioneer.
GEORGE (GK) wrote on February 18, 2010
Its a great song from his second album, titled "ELVIS". However am I the only who thinks that, his first album, titled "ELVIS PRESLEY" was the better of the two first albums? "Old Shep" as pointed out, was the only weak track on the second album.
Cruiser621 wrote on July 21, 2012
One of my favorites from the second LP Elvis. A true classic.
sugartummy wrote on February 24, 2013
Too bad someone didn't look up the complete lyrics; now Elvis only sang the ones he knew. You can check out the original by the writers on Elvis and the originals vol. 2.
Gorse wrote on March 28, 2013
It's all already been said here, an absolute 5 star classic with all the Elvis mannerisms and infectious exhuberance.
Cruiser621 wrote on April 07, 2013
Love this song. Too bad the version on the Ed Sullivan Show back in the 1950's didn't include Scotty Moore's instrumental lead break. He started to play, but was cut off by Elvis coming back in too soon to continue singing. 1956 and 1957, the era of Elvis Presley, no questions asked.
ElvisSacramento wrote on May 08, 2013
This is such a marvelous, catchy, electrifying and fun song and my favorite rendition of it is Elvis' studio rendition from the "Elvis" album from 1956. Elvis' studio rendition of this gem should definitely be far better known than it actually is.
cookingfat wrote on May 08, 2013
First got a copy of this album from a junk shop minus the cover for five bob.Played it almost constantly for a year or so.This song as are all the recordings on the album sound different to anything Elvis ever did before or since.
Natha wrote on August 09, 2013
A fabulous song from the fifties in which one really senses the spunky joy he radiated during those electrifying years. I vividly remember me buying the first two albums and how often those made it to the turning table. It is hard to define why the one is better than the other, but I chose for EP and runner up E (though every now and then my musical mood swings the other way around). Those early sessions were definitely 5+ stars to me and this jumping song is a classic example of those days.
bajo wrote on February 09, 2015
This song brings joy every time I listen to it! Along with Paralyzed this is one of my greatest favorites from those sessions! The album is and has always been a favorite. Elvis '56 could do no wrong!
rai wrote on February 09, 2015
A nice fun song. 50's have always been my favorite. This is no exception.
trudygillenwater wrote on February 09, 2015
A classic tune from one of the greatest albums in history!
atomic powered poste wrote on October 25, 2019
What an incredible lp, what a fun and catchy tune. Elvis sounds engaged and relaxed at the very same moment. Amazing stuff from one of elvis greatest years. 5 stars for both, lp and song.
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