Legendary [BMG]

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Released in Australia in 2000, The Legendary Elvis Presley picks 50 tracks, seemingly at random, from Elvis' lengthy career (apart from anything recorded at Sun), and then sequences them, seemingly at random, across three discs. Needless to say, there are classic performances here -- not just hits, of which there are many, but also fan and critical favorites -- but there is also a bunch of MOR also-rans plus the occasional dose of pure schlock like the "Hawaiian Wedding Song." In short, it's a bit bewildering of a set that won't satisfy the connoisseur nor will it provide a good summary for anyone looking for a thorough three-disc collection. It may, however, be...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Released in Australia in 2000, The Legendary Elvis Presley picks 50 tracks, seemingly at random, from Elvis' lengthy career (apart from anything recorded at Sun), and then sequences them, seemingly at random, across three discs. Needless to say, there are classic performances here -- not just hits, of which there are many, but also fan and critical favorites -- but there is also a bunch of MOR also-rans plus the occasional dose of pure schlock like the "Hawaiian Wedding Song." In short, it's a bit bewildering of a set that won't satisfy the connoisseur nor will it provide a good summary for anyone looking for a thorough three-disc collection. It may, however, be good for the MOR fan, looking for a sampling of Elvis singing mainstream pop and ballads at nearly every stage of his career.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/9/2002
  • Label: Bmg Int'l
  • UPC: 743217747824
  • Catalog Number: 77478

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Elvis Presley Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Roger Whittaker Composer
Bert Kaempfert Composer
Johnny Cymbal Composer
Paul Evans Composer
Armando Manzanero Composer
Jerry Ross Composer
Richard Adler Composer
Simon Napier-Bell Composer
Felice Bryant Composer
Boudleaux Bryant Composer
Luigi Creatore Composer
Pino Donaggio Composer
Wally Gold Composer
Hugo Peretti Composer
Aaron Schroeder Composer
Ben Weisman Composer
George David Weiss Composer
Vicki Wickham Composer
Fred Wise Composer
Lou Kosloff Composer
Al Hoffman Composer
Sid Wayne Composer
Dick Manning Composer
Eduardo DeCapua Composer
Kay Twomey Composer
Ron Webster Composer
Bruce Sheldrick Mastering
Vito Pallavicini Composer
Peter Harding Liner Notes, Executive Producer
Mark Rhodes Executive Producer
Baker Knight Composer
Matt Williams Composer
George Mysels Composer
Michael Rashkow Composer
Jimmy Cassin Composer
Frederick Edward Weatherly Composer
Charles E. King Composer
Jim Morehead Composer
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