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DISCOGRAPHY – 1964 

LP: ROUSTABOUT

 

Songs:
Side 1

Roustabout »

Little Egypt »

Poison Ivy League »

Hard Knocks »

It’s A Wonderful World »

Big Love Big Heartache »

Side 2

One Track Heart »

It’s Carnival Time »

Carny Town »

There’s a Brand New Day on the Horizon »

Wheels on My Heels »

 

Reference: (US) RCA LSP / LPM 2999 / New number assigned in 1977  AFL1 2999

 

Date of release: October 1964 

Information: All eleven songs from Elvis's 1964 film Roustabout were included on this soundtrack album. The cover of Roustabout featured a still photo of Elvis in the foreground and a carnival scene on the background. A banner hanging on the side of a tent proclaimed, "The Original Soundtrack Album from the Paramount Picture Roustabout". Sales of the album exceeded $1 million, but the RIAA has not certified it as a Gold Record.

In January 1965, Roustabout succeeded the Beach Boys Concert LP as the nation's number one album. After a week at the top, it was replaced by Beatles '65 (Capitol 2228). Roustabout spent a total of 27 weeks on Billboard's Top LPs chart. It would be eight years before Elvis would have another number one LP. In the same year, a stereo release also came out.



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