Down in the Alley (The Clovers song)

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"Down in the Alley"
Single by The Clovers
from the album Dance Party
A-side "Down in the Alley"
"There's No Tomorrow"
Released 1957
Format 7" single
Length 2:18
Songwriter(s)
The Clovers singles chronology
"I I I Love You"
(1957)
"Down in the Alley" / "There's No Tomorrow'"
(1957)
"Wishing For Your Love"
(1958)

"I I I Love You"
(1957)
"Down in the Alley" / "There's No Tomorrow'"
(1957)
"Wishing For Your Love"
(1958)
"Down in the Alley"
Song by Elvis Presley
from the album Spinout
Released 1966
Recorded May 26, 1966
Length 2:48
Songwriter(s)

"Down in the Alley" is a song released as a single by The Clovers in 1957.

Elvis Presley recorded it in 1966. His version was included as a bonus track on his 1966 soundtrack album Spinout.[1]

Writing[edit]

The song is credited to Jesse Stone and the Clovers.[2]

Recordings and releases[edit]

Elvis Presley version[edit]

Presley recorded it between 4 and 7 AM in the early morning of May 26, 1966 at the May 25—28 studio sessions for RCA at the RCA Studio B in Nashville, Tennessee.[2]

With Bob Dylan cover "Tomorrow Is a Long Time" from the same session, "Down in the Alley" was included as a bonus track on the Spinout soundtrack album.[1]

Track listing[edit]

The Clovers version[edit]

7" single (1957)

  1. Down in the Alley (Clovers, Jesse Stone) — 2:18
  2. There's No Tomorrow (Hoffman, Corday, Carr) — 2:45

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Todd Slaughter (7 June 2010). Todd Slaughter: The Elvis Archives. Omnibus Press. pp. 172–. ISBN 978-0-85712-368-8. 
  2. ^ a b Ernst Jorgensen (22 April 2014). Elvis Presley: A Life In Music. St. Martin's Press. ISBN 978-1-4668-6855-7. 

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