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Long Live Hitch: Three Classic Books in One Volume by Christopher Hitchens
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Thorough, thought provoking, amusing, sincere and incontrovertible writings. I don't read much but I'm glad I started with this trio.
I Sing All Kinds ~ Elvis Presley
I Sing All Kinds ~ Elvis Presley
15 of 15 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A seat in the studio, 23 Oct 2008
It's always good to hear how a song has evolved during the initial takes to become the polished item. Elvis never wrote any songs himself but was able to present a song, for the most part, as if it had been penned by himself. That was his strength. Sometimes, as with lots of commercial releases, the finished item is 'modified' to appeal to a particular trend or to a specific section of the listening audience. By using classical as well as electrical instruments throughout his career Elvis, perhaps subconciously ensured that his music became timeless. Elvis's voice and the artists accompanying him, at the time some of the best in the world, seemed to always have an air of the 'live sound'… Read more

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Unchained Melody ~ Elvis Presley
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