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If I Can Dream: Elvis Presley with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Written by admin on August 6, 2015 – 1:28 pm -

A selection of Elvis Presley’s recordings have been reconstructed with the help of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra for the forthcoming album “If I Can Dream: Elvis Presley With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra”.

The album includes some of Elvis’ best known hits, including “Burning Love”, “Can’t Help Falling In Love” and “Love Me Tender”, as well as some great lesser known performances, such as “There’s Always Me” and the Neil Diamond-penned “And the Grass Won’t Pay No Mind”. There are also guest appearances from Michael Buble on “Fever”, operatic group Il Vivo on “It’s Now or Never” and guitar legend Duane Eddy on “An American Trilogy” and “Bridge Over Troubled Water”.

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Happy 75th Birthday Duane Eddy

Written by admin on April 26, 2013 – 9:51 am -

Legendary guitarist Duane Eddy celebrates his 75th Birthday today.

Duane Eddy

Born in Corning, New York, Eddy took up guitar at the age of five and by his mid-teens had formed a duo, Jimmy and Duane, with his friend Jimmy Delbridge, who would go on to record as Jimmy Dell. Their first single, “Soda Fountain Girl,” didn’t trouble the charts, but did begin an association with DJ and record producer Lee Hazlewood, who would produce a string of classic hits for Duane Eddy in the coming years.

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Rock ‘n’ roll instrumentals – Ten of the best

Written by admin on May 27, 2010 – 9:15 am -

The rock ‘n’ roll era was a great period for instrumental songs, with bands such as The Ventures, Booker T. and the MGs and The Shadows recording classic tunes and achieving impressive sales. Here’s the Classic Pop Icons “Ten of the Best” rock ‘n’ roll instrumentals.

Sleep Walk – Santo & Johnny

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