Lost Elvis Track To Be Released

An unknown song by ELVIS PRESLEY has been rediscovered after 40 years and will go on sale.

I'M A ROUSTABOUT was originally recorded for THE KING's 1964 movie ROUSTABOUT, but was rejected for being too risque for the time.

The offending line "Stick it in his ear" was deemed too strong, and subsequently the track was lost.

JOE DIMURO, executive vice president of record label RCA's parent company BMG STRATEGIC MARKETING GROUP, says, "In 1964, they thought it was somewhat abusive language."

The track will be issued on 7 October (03) by RCA on a compilation entitled ELVIS 2ND TO NONE, the follow-up to last year's (02) best-selling ELVIS 30 NO 1 HITS.

The song's co-composer WINFIELD SCOTT found an unmarked recording of the tune in question in the basement of his New Jersey, America home, several years ago.

He recalls, "I know it sounds strange, but I had actually forgotten about it. It was just laying around, along with a whole slew of other demos and a couple hundred songs."

19/08/2003 17:18


Tags: Elvis Presley


More Elvis Presley

Famed Elvis Presley Photographer Alfred Wertheimer Dies, But Lives On In His Snapshots [Pictures]

Legendary Elvis Presley photographer Alfred Wertheimer, whose highly-publicised snaps of the star on his rise to fame, passed away on Sunday (October 19th 2014) aged...

Barbra Streisand Makes Chart History With New Album

It's not easy to be a pioneer in music nowadays, but Barbra Streisand seems to have managed it with the release of her thirty-sixth album...

Walking In Memphis! Check Out The History Of This Tennessee City From Budweiser Made in America

Budweiser Made in America is getting closer all the time as we explore the nation's most musically cultured cities. Now we hit Memphis, whose famous...


Pharrell's Big Grammys Hat On eBay: Other Celeb Memorabilia Auctioned Off

Pharrell Williams is auctioning off the headline-grabbing Vivienne Westwood buffalo hat that he wore to the recent Grammy awards. As soon as the singer stepped...

Katy Perry Isn't The Only Celebrity Who Believes In Aliens: 5 More UFO-Obsessed Celebs

Katy Perry appeared as the cover girl for the February issue of GQ magazine, where amongst other things, she revealed that she genuinely believes in...

New Elvis Presley Exhibit Put On Display At Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

Elvis Presley continues to be remembered and celebrated long after his death, and on Friday, 29 November, the King of Rock & Roll was honoured...

Rihanna Makes UK Chart History As Eminem Collaboration Storms To The No. 1 Spot

Rihanna made chart history this weekend when her latest collaborative effort with rapper Eminem entered the chart at number one, meaning she's hit the top...



Elvis Presley Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Elvis Presley

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All