Welcome to My World (Elvis Presley album)

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Welcome to My World
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Compilation album by Elvis Presley
Released March 1977
Genre
Length 27:32
Label RCA Records
Elvis Presley chronology
From Elvis Presley Boulevard, Memphis, Tennessee
(1976)From Elvis Presley Boulevard, Memphis, Tennessee1976
Welcome to My World
(1977)
Moody Blue
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Welcome to My World was the title of a compilation album by American singer and musician Elvis Presley that was released by RCA Records in March 1977, five months before his death. According to Elvis: The Illustrated Record by Roy Carr and Mick Farren, all but one track on this album had been previously released, that track is "I Can't Stop Loving You", recorded during the afternoon performance at Madison Square Garden on June 10, 1972;[1] the remainder of the concert remained unreleased until the 1990s when it was issued as An Afternoon in the Garden.[2] Welcome to My World was certified gold on September 30, 1977 and platinum on January 14, 1983 by the RIAA.[3] One track, Your Cheatin' Heart, dated back 19 years.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars link

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Recording date Length
1. "Welcome to My World" (live) Ray Winkler, John Hathcock January 14, 1973 1:57
2. "Help Me Make It Through the Night" Kris Kristofferson May 17-21, 1971 2:45
3. "Release Me (And Let Me Love Again)" (live) Dub Williams (Eddie Miller, Robert Yount, James Pebworth) February 18, 1970 2:56
4. "I Really Don't Want to Know" Don Robertson June 6-8, 1970 2:44
5. "For the Good Times" (live) Kris Kristofferson June 10, 1972 3:07
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Recording date Length
1. "Make the World Go Away" (live) Hank Cochran June 6-8, 1970 3:33
2. "Gentle on My Mind" John Hartford January 14, 1969 3:21
3. "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry" (live) Hank Williams January 14, 1973 2:01
4. "Your Cheatin' Heart" Hank Williams February 1, 1958 2:26
5. "I Can't Stop Loving You" (live; previously unreleased) Don Gibson June 10, 1972 2:22

Certifications[edit]

Region Provider Certification(s)
United States RIAA Platinum

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carr, Roy; Farren, Mick (1982). Elvis: The Illustrated Record. Harmony Books. p. 164. ISBN 0-517-53979-9. 
  2. ^ An Afternoon in the Garden at AllMusic
  3. ^ "Searchable database". RIAA. 2015. Retrieved January 14, 2015.  Note: Go to advanced search and add in "Presley, Elvis" (artist) and "Welcome to My World" (album title)

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