Worldwide 50 Gold Award Hits Vol. 1

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Worldwide 50 Gold Award Hits Vol. 1
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Compilation album by Elvis Presley
Released August, 1970
Genre Rock
Label RCA Records
Elvis Presley chronology
On Stage: February 1970
(1970)
Worldwide 50 Gold Award Hits Vol. 1
(1970)
Almost in Love
(1970)

Worldwide 50 Gold Award Hits Vol. 1 is a compilation box set by American singer and musician Elvis Presley. The four-album set was released in August, 1970, as his 38th album. The set peaked at number 45 on the Billboard 200 and at number 25 on the country chart.[1] It was certified Gold on February 13, 1973, Platinum on March 27, 1992 and 2x Platinum on June 17, 1992 by the Recording Industry Association of America.[2] Of the 51 tracks featured, four make their album debut in this collection: "Viva Las Vegas", "Suspicious Minds", "Don't Cry Daddy", and "Kentucky Rain".

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Recording date Length
1. "Heartbreak Hotel" Mae Boren Axton, Tommy Durden, Elvis Presley January 10, 1956 2:01
2. "I Was The One" Aaron Schroeder, Claude Demetrius, Hal Blair, Bill Peppers January 11, 1956 2:33
3. "I Want You I Need You I Love You" Maurice Mysels, Ira Kosloff April 14, 1956 2:39
4. "Don't Be Cruel" Otis Blackwell, Elvis Presley July 2, 1956 2:03
5. "Hound Dog" Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller July 2, 1956 2:15
6. "Love Me Tender" (from Love Me Tender) Vera Matson, Elvis Presley August 24, 1956 2:45
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Recording date Length
1. "Any Way You Want Me" Aaron Schroeder, Cliff Owens July 2, 1956 2:15
2. "Too Much" Lee Rosenberg, Leonard Weinman September 2, 1956 2:32
3. "Playing For Keeps" Stanley Kesler September 1, 1956 2:48
4. "All Shook Up" Otis Blackwell, Elvis Presley January 12, 1957 1:58
5. "That's When Your Heartaches Begin" William Raskin, George Brown, Fred Fisher January 13, 1957 3:25
6. "Loving You" Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller February 24, 1957 2:15
Side three
No. Title Writer(s) Recording date Length
1. "(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear" (from Loving You) Kal Mann, Bernie Lowe January 15-18, 1957 1:53
2. "Jailhouse Rock" (from Jailhouse Rock) Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller April 30, 1957 2:30
3. "Treat Me Nice" Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller September 5, 1957 2:12
4. "I Beg Of You" Rosemarie McCoy, Kelly Owens February 23, 1957 1:53
5. "Don't" Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller September 6, 1957 2:48
6. "Wear My Ring Around Your Neck" Bert Carroll, Russell Moody February 1, 1958 2:15
7. "Hard Headed Woman" (from King Creole) Claude Demetrius January 15, 1958 1:53
Side four
No. Title Writer(s) Recording date Length
1. "I Got Stung" Aaron Schroeder, David Hill June 10, 1958 1:50
2. "A Fool Such As I" Bill Trader, Bob Miller June 10, 1958 2:36
3. "A Big Hunk o' Love" Aaron Schroeder, Sid Wyche June 10, 1958 2:12
4. "Stuck On You" Aaron Schroeder, Leslie McFarland March 20, 1960 2:16
5. "A Mess of Blues" Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman March 20, 1960 2:41
6. "It's Now or Never" Aaron Schroeder, Wally Gold April 3, 1960 3:25
Side five
No. Title Writer(s) Recording date Length
1. "I Gotta Know" Paul Evans, Matt Williams April 3, 1960 2:14
2. "Are You Lonesome Tonight?" Roy Turk, Lou Handman April 3, 1960 3:05
3. "Surrender" Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman October 30, 1960 1:51
4. "I Feel So Bad" Chuck Willis March 12, 1961 2:54
5. "Little Sister" Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman June 25, 1961 2:29
6. "Can't Help Falling in Love" (from Blue Hawaii) Hugo Peretti, Luigi Creatore, George Weiss March 23, 1961 3:01
Side six
No. Title Writer(s) Recording date Length
1. "Rock-A-Hula Baby" (from Blue Hawaii) Fred Wise, Ben Weisman, Dolores Fuller March 23, 1961 2:24
2. "Anything That's Part Of You" Don Robertson October 15, 1961 1:57
3. "Good Luck Charm" Aaron Schroeder, Wally Gold October 15, 1961 2:24
4. "She's Not You" Doc Pomus, Mike Stoller, Jerry Leiber March 19, 1962 2:03
5. "Return To Sender" (from Girls! Girls! Girls!) Otis Blackwell, Winfield Scott March 27, 1962 2:05
6. "Where Do You Come From" (from Girls! Girls! Girls!) Ruth Batchelor, Bob Roberts March 27, 1962 2:08
7. "One Broken Heart For Sale" (from It Happened at the World's Fair) Otis Blackwell, Winfield Scott September 22, 1962 2:09
Side seven
No. Title Writer(s) Recording date Length
1. "(You're the) Devil in Disguise" Bill Giant, Bernie Baum, Florence Kaye May 26, 1963 2:01
2. "Bossa Nova Baby" Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller January 22, 1963 1:35
3. "Kissin' Cousins" (from Kissin' Cousins) Fred Wise, Randy Starr September 30-October 10, 1963 2:18
4. "Viva Las Vegas" (Recorded from Viva Las Vegas) Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman July 9, 1963 2:11
5. "Ain't That Loving You Baby" Clyde Otis, Ivory Joe Hunter June 10, 1958 2:22
6. "Wooden Heart" (from G.I. Blues) Fred Wise, Ben Weisman, Kay Twomey April 28, 1960 2:02
Side eight
No. Title Writer(s) Recording date Length
1. "Crying in the Chapel" Artie Glenn October 30, 1960 2:23
2. "If I Can Dream" Walter Earl Brown June 23, 1968 2:12
3. "In the Ghetto" Mac Davis January 20, 1969 2:48
4. "Suspicious Minds" Mark James January 22, 1969 3:15
5. "Don't Cry Daddy" Mac Davis January 15, 1969 3:09
6. "Kentucky Rain" Eddie Rabbitt, Dick Heard February 20, 1969 2:44
7. "'Elvis Sails" (excerpts) September 22, 1958 4:27

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Elvis' 50 Worldwide Gold Award Hits, Vol. 1". Allmusic. Rovi Corp. 2013. Retrieved May 25, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Searchable database". RIAA. Recording Industry Association of America. 2013. Retrieved May 25, 2013.  Note: Enter search for "Worldwide 50 Gold Award Hits, Volume 1"