FTD 127: Love Me Tender

This 2-disc 7” set celebrates Elvis’ first motion picture LOVE ME TENDER from 1956.

Elvis first performed ‘Love Me Tender’ on the Ed Sullivan Show (September 9) and pre-
sales reached over 1 million before its release on September 28. It features a 16-page

booklet with great photos, movie trivia, memorabilia and full recording data. Disc 2 features

the legendary live show from the Mississippi Alabama State Fair and Dairy Show held in

Tupelo on September 26.

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THE ORIGINAL EP

 

SIDE 1

1) Love Me Tender 2:44

(Vera Matson/Elvis Presley)

2) Let Me 2:11

(Vera Matson/Elvis Presley)

 

SIDE 2

3) Poor Boy 2:16

(Vera Matson/Elvis Presley)

4) We're Gonna Move 2:31

(Vera Matson/Elvis Presley)

 

BONUS TRACKS

5) Love Me Tender – end title version 1:09

6) 20) The Truth About Me 2:09

Original spoken word 45 rpm disc included in Teen Parade magazine

 

THE OUTTAKES

07) We’re Gonna Move –take 4 2:47

08) We’re Gonna Move – take 9 4:39

09) Poor Boy – take 3 original 3 verse master 1:51

10) Poor Boy –remake take 1 1:00

11) Poor Boy – extended verse. Vocal overdub take 6 0:37

12) Let Me – vocal overdub take 3 2:21

13) Let Me – vocal overdub take 4 2:19

 

STEREO MASTERS

14) Love Me Tender 2:52

15) Let Me 2:11

16) Poor Boy 2:16

17) We’re Gonna Move 2:32

 

INTERVIEW

18) The Truth About Me Interview 10:04

Recorded August 22 on the set of Love Me Tender, Hollywood, California

All songs recorded for the motion picture LOVE ME TENDER

Recorded August 24, September 4 and 5, and October 1, 1956 at Fox Stage 1,

Hollywood.

 

DISC 2 - Mississippi-Alabama State Fair & Dairy Show, Tupelo.

AFTERNOON SHOW

1) Heartbreak Hotel 2:43

(Mae Boren Axton/Tommy Durden/Elvis Presley)

2) Long Tall Sally 2:43

(Richard Penniman/Robert Blackwell/Enotris Johnson)

3) Introductions and presentation 2:36

4) I Was The One 3:19

(Aaron Schroeder/Claude DeMetrius/Hal Blair/Bill Peppers)

5) I Want You, I Need You, I Love You 2:52

(Maurice Mysels/Ira Kosloff)

6) Elvis talks 0:34

7) I Got A Woman 2:53

(Ray Charles)

8) Don’t Be Cruel 2:52

(Otis Blackwell/Elvis Presley)

9) Ready Teddy 2:15

(Robert Blackwell/John Marascalco)

10)Love Me Tender 2:58

(Vera Matson/Elvis Presley)

11)Hound Dog 2:48

(Jerry Leiber/Mike Stoller)

12)Vernon and Gladys Predsley 1:44

13)Nick Adams 1:42

14)A fan 2:26

15)Elvis 1:53

16)EVENING SHOW

17)Love Me Tender 1:49

(Vera Matson/Elvis Presley)

18)I Was The One 2:47

(Aaron Schroeder/Claude DeMetrius/Hal Blair/Bill Peppers)

19)I Got A Woman 2:52

(Ray Charles)

20)Announcement 1:45

21)Don’t Be Cruel 2:12

(Otis Blackwell/Elvis Presley)

22)Blue Suede Shoes 2:34

(Carl Perkins)

23)Announcement 1:03

24)Baby Let’s Play House 2:43

(Arthur Gunter)

25)Hound Dog 3:53

(Jerry Leiber/Mike Stoller)