My Happiness is all over Youtube. Here's one
It was issued in 1990 by RCA on Elvis: The Great Performances.
That's Where Your Heartaches Begin is on youtube at
He had also recorded it for RCA in Jan 1957 with the Jordanaires and I
am having trouble figuring out which RCA issue is of the lacquer. But
you can hear both of these on line.
And yes this was a publicity stunt from beginning to end. Remember, this
is the jackass with the Paramount boxes.
Mike Biel [log in to unmask]
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Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Elvis' 1st Recording Digitally Transferred at
the Country Music Hall of Fame
From: Lou Judson <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Thu, April 16, 2015 10:56 pm
To: [log in to unmask]
THIS is an interesting and important tidbit. If it has been previously
re-issued, it is not such a big deal, except for the video of it being
played.There is no evidence of the digital recording in the video that I
saw -I think it was staged for the glorification of the guy in the hat!
Basically a publicity stunt, probably re-created and not actual. Or am I
Any info on the RCA issues?
On Apr 16, 2015, at 7:25 PM, Michael Biel <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> As for the Elvis disc and the family, Elvis had given the disc at the
> time it was recorded to a friend who had a phonograph so he could listen
> to it. The friend later became an airline pilot. When he retired a few
> years ago the record surfaced and I thought he had given it back to the
> family. Apparently not. It had been used by RCA for issues but it now
> was auctioned off by the pilot's family.
> Mike Biel [log in to unmask]
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