Elvis Presley – Spinout (LP RCA Victor – LSP-3702, nov. 1966).
(Accompanied by The Jordanaires).
· Producer Joe Pasternak.
Genre: Rhythm ‘n’ Blues, Ballad.
” Spinout ” is the twenty-seventh album from American singer and musician Elvis Presley , released by RCA Victor in October 31, 1966, being the soundtrack of 1966 film of the same name, in which the star is Elvis Presley.
This album follows the logic of other soundtracks of the time in Elvis’ career, that is quite simple songs. However, the bonus songs have a higher artistic level as well, “Down In The Alley”, “Tomorrow Is a Long Time” (Classic Bob Dylan) and “I’ll Remember You”. “Am I Ready” is the only original song album that deserves mention.
The recording sessions were performed at Radio Recorders in Hollywood, California, on 16 and 17 February 1966. This year, the album reached the Billboard Pop Albums tables at position No. 18.
“Spinout” was also released as a single in October 1966, with the theme “All That I Am” as its B-side. The single songs reached the tables in paragraphs 40 and 41, respectively, in the US Billboard Hot 100 and # 21 position and 18 respectively in the UK.
As a bonus, they have been together three studio tracks not related to the movie, including 2 of the best Elvis recordings of the decade, a Dylan track, “Tomorrow Is A Long Time” and an excellent subject R’n’B, “Down In The Alley “.
Spinout, is a romantic comedy film from 1966, directed by Norman Taurog and starring Elvis Presley.
The story is set with Mike McCoy (Elvis Presley), which is a race car driver and a singer in a band. To be successful, Mike attracts many women, especially three, his bandmate, drummer Les (Deborah Walley), Cynthia Foxhugh (Shelley Fabares), daughter of tycoon Howard Foxhugh (Carl Betz) and finally Diana St writer . Clair (Diane McBain), who is about to finish writing his new book the Perfect American Male …
Tracks / Tracklist:
A1. Stop, Look and Listen (Joy Byers) 1:31
A2. Adam and Evil (Fred Wise and Randy Starr) 1:55
A3. All That I Am (Sid Tepper, Roy C. Bennett) 2:15
A4. Never Say Yes ( Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman) 1:53
A5. Am I Ready (Sid Tepper, Roy C. Bennett) 2:26
A6. Beach Shack (Bill Giant, Bernie Baum, Florence Kaye) 1:48
B1. Spinout (Ben Weisman, Dolores Fuller, Sid Wayne) 2:32
B2. Smörgåsbord (Sid Tepper, Roy C. Bennett) 2:01
B3. I’ll Be Back (Ben Weisman, Sid Wayne) 2:02
B4. Tomorrow is a Long Time (Bob Dylan) 5:20
B5. Down in the Alley (Jesse Stone) 2:48
B6. I’ll Remember You (Kui Lee) 2:52
Musicians Participants / Personnel:
Elvis Presley – lead vocals
The Jordanaires – voices support
Boots Randolph – Saxophone
Scotty Moore – guitar
Tommy Tedesco – Electric Guitar
Tiny Timbrell – acoustic guitar
Floyd Cramer – piano
Charlie Hodge – piano, em “Beach Shack”
Bob Moore – bass
DJ Fontana – drums
Buddy Harman – bacteria