Thursday, August 12, 2010

ELVIS MONTH 2010: The King Gets Funky


In the summer of 2002 a 1968 Elvis recording, “A Little Less Conversation”, was remixed by Dutch DJ JXL, and used by sports giant Nike as the theme song to it’s FIFA World Cup advertising campaign. In response to the renewed interest in Elvis’ music RCA released the album “Elvis - 30 Number 1 Hits” in September. It was a huge success and the August edition of the British magazine, “Record Collector” featured Elvis as it’s cover star, along with numerous articles about his life and music. One of these articles “When Elvis Found The Funk” took a look at the other hidden gems in the Presley catalogue and name checked “A Little Less Conversation” and 13 other tracks in the same genre. All of these tracks were released, some in slightly different versions from the originals, along with an additional 10 alternate recordings in a limited edition CD that came with the magazine. Here is that release for you now. Here is "When Elvis Found The Funk".

When Elvis Found The Funk

3 comments:

Asli Jat said...

Many thanks for sharing this rare gem along with all your other posts on Elvis this month.

He truly was a unique artist with a great voice and charisma, something you don't feel somehow in modern artists ...

drfeelgoed said...

Thanks, interesting post.

Asli Jat said...

Any chance of posting the cover, there seems to be an article on the back ?

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