Uncovered

Uncovered

by Elvis Presley
     
 

Another Elvis compilation is nothing to get too excited about, but at least Uncovered has an interesting concept, as opposed to a hodge-podge of songs thrown together. These previously released 12 tracks, all cover versions of popular songs of the era, were recorded live between 1968 and 1977. The short playlist encompasses the adequateSee more details below

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Another Elvis compilation is nothing to get too excited about, but at least Uncovered has an interesting concept, as opposed to a hodge-podge of songs thrown together. These previously released 12 tracks, all cover versions of popular songs of the era, were recorded live between 1968 and 1977. The short playlist encompasses the adequate "You Don't Have to Say You Love Me," "Sweet Caroline," and "Words" and the overblown "My Way" and "Bridge Over Troubled Water." It's not that any of these covers are terrible, but they do come across much better on discs like Aloha from Hawaii: Via Satellite or On Stage in between Elvis performing his own classic tracks. Adoring fans would gladly sit through an average reading of "Something" or relax while he goofs on "Steamroller Blues" but still eagerly wait for "Suspicious Minds," "Burning Love," "Hound Dog," "Heartbreak Hotel," etc. When taken out of context, these performances begin to sound a bit like an Elvis impersonator. The packaging for Uncovered is decent, as it includes an eight-page booklet with liner notes, which is not usually the case for most budget-priced discs.

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Product Details

Release Date:
05/29/2012
Label:
Sbme Special Mkts.
UPC:
0886919499926
catalogNumber:
194999
Rank:
26184

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Elvis Presley   Primary Artist

Technical Credits

Paul Anka   Composer
Neil Diamond   Composer
John Fogerty   Composer
George Harrison   Composer
John Lennon   Composer
Paul McCartney   Composer
Paul Simon   Composer
James Taylor   Composer
Robin Gibb   Composer
Barry Mann   Composer
Phil Spector   Composer
Barry Gibb   Composer
Simon Napier-Bell   Composer
Hank Cochran   Composer
Maurice Gibb   Composer
Alex North   Composer
Cynthia Weil   Composer
Vicki Wickham   Composer
Hy Zaret   Composer
Rob Santos   Producer
Jacques Revaux   Composer
Claude François   Composer
Gilles Thibaut   Composer
Giuseppe Donaggio   Composer
Vito Pallavicini   Composer
Scott Schinder   Liner Notes
Steve Barile   Photo Courtesy

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