2021 collection. Ever since Elvis Presley conquered the world, back in 1956, people have tried to clamber aboard the bandwagon, be they producers, record companies, rival singers or whatever. Nowadays, many thousands of Elvis imitators earn a living, dressing up as and desperately trying to sing the The King, but back in the day, his imitators merely tried to sound like him. This eclectic compilation presents thirty-five Elvis;wannabe soundalikes, all recorded between 1956 and 1962. The well-known names compiled here include Cliff Richard, The Drifters, Conway Twitty, Eddie Cochran, Johnny Burnette, Billy Fury, Ral Donner, Charlie Rich, Johnny Rivers, Charlie Gracie etc, while the unknowns include Jimmy Meng, Eli Whitney, Barry Stanton, Lafay Hawkins, Gary Middleton and Bobby Stevens. In true Jasmine Records tradition, several of the rare and collectable sides included on this set are impossible to find elsewhere on CD.
2021 collection. Ever since Elvis Presley conquered the world, back in 1956, people have tried to clamber aboard the bandwagon, be they producers, record companies, rival singers or whatever. Nowadays, many thousands of Elvis imitators earn a living, dressing up as and desperately trying to sing the The King, but back in the day, his imitators merely tried to sound like him. This eclectic compilation presents thirty-five Elvis;wannabe soundalikes, all recorded between 1956 and 1962. The well-known names compiled here include Cliff Richard, The Drifters, Conway Twitty, Eddie Cochran, Johnny Burnette, Billy Fury, Ral Donner, Charlie Rich, Johnny Rivers, Charlie Gracie etc, while the unknowns include Jimmy Meng, Eli Whitney, Barry Stanton, Lafay Hawkins, Gary Middleton and Bobby Stevens. In true Jasmine Records tradition, several of the rare and collectable sides included on this set are impossible to find elsewhere on CD.
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True & Faithful: Elvis Soundalikes / Various (Uk)
Artist: True & Faithful: Elvis Soundalikes / Various
Format: CD
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1. Johnny Burnette  Little Boy Sad
2. Jimmy Meng  True and Faithful
3. Conway Twitty  Lonely Blue Boy
4. The Phantom  Love Me
5. Charlie Gracie  Fabulous
6. Jamie Coe  the Fool
7. Ben Hewitt  for Quite a While
8. Ray Smith  Break Up
9. Barry Stanton  Beggin' on My Knees
10. Billy Adams ; the Rock-A-Teers  You Gotta Have a Ducktail
11. Johnny Rivers  Baby Come Back
12. Vince Everett  Such a Night
13. Eli Whitney  Wear My Ring Around Your Neck
14. Bobby Stevens  His Latest Flame
15. Billy "Crash" Craddock  Don't Destroy Me
16. Don Robertson  Anything That's Part of You (Demo)
17. The Big Jim Sullivan Combo  You?Don't Know What You've Got
18. Denny Reed  I'm Comin' Home
19. Hayden Thompson  Love My Baby
20. Vernon Taylor  Mystery Train
21. Luke McDaniel  My Baby Don't Rock
22. Charlie Rich  Rebound
23. Bruce Channel  Don't Leave Me
24. Terry Dene  Like a Baby
25. Gary Middleton  Don't Be Shy
26. Glen Glenn  Blue Jeans and a Boys' Shirt
27. Lafay Hawkins  Let's Be Happy Tonight
28. Bill Rice  I'll Run and Hide
29. Thomas Wayne  Girl Next Door
30. Johnny Restivo  the Shape I'm in
31. Danny Rivers  Can't You Hear My?Heart
32. Billy Fury  You're Having the Last Dance with Me
33. Cliff Richard ; the Drifters  Apron Strings (Live)
34. Eddie Cochran  Twenty Flight Rock (Movie Version)
35. Ral Donner  I Got Burned

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2021 collection. Ever since Elvis Presley conquered the world, back in 1956, people have tried to clamber aboard the bandwagon, be they producers, record companies, rival singers or whatever. Nowadays, many thousands of Elvis imitators earn a living, dressing up as and desperately trying to sing the The King, but back in the day, his imitators merely tried to sound like him. This eclectic compilation presents thirty-five Elvis;wannabe soundalikes, all recorded between 1956 and 1962. The well-known names compiled here include Cliff Richard, The Drifters, Conway Twitty, Eddie Cochran, Johnny Burnette, Billy Fury, Ral Donner, Charlie Rich, Johnny Rivers, Charlie Gracie etc, while the unknowns include Jimmy Meng, Eli Whitney, Barry Stanton, Lafay Hawkins, Gary Middleton and Bobby Stevens. In true Jasmine Records tradition, several of the rare and collectable sides included on this set are impossible to find elsewhere on CD.