One of Elvis' better movies. And the songs are also very
"King Creole", the title song, ranks among the best of his
rockers. Leiber & Stoller, what else is there to say. And
the back-up, D.J. Fontana, Scotty Moore, Bill Black, The
Jordanaires. That's what else to say.
"Crawdad", another New Orleans oriented song, is crafted
well and grafted well onto the soundtrack sequence.
I don't even want to think which part of the place Dante
describes, Colonel Tom Parker to be.
But that illegal immigrant deprived us all Presley the Actor.
The pedigree that is KING CREOLE got it the caliber of songs