Elvis recorded it March 21, 1960 at RCA's Nashville studios. It sold over a million copies and was the B-side to It's Now or Never.
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A Mess of Blues" is a song originally recorded by Elvis Presley for RCA Records in 1960, and written by Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman. Although released as the B-side to "It's Now or Never", "A Mess of Blues" reached number 32 in the . and number 2 in the UK independently. The song was published by Elvis Presley Music, Inc. The recording appeared on the 1968 RCA Victor compilation Elvis' Gold Records Volume 4. Sourced from Keith Flynn.
It's not just the song, but the arrangement and the tension between Elvis and rest of the instrumentation and voices by The Jordanaires. Operatic, and I believe the song is based on an Italian pop song, it's interesting to hear a European melody attached to a solid American aesthetic such as Elvis. The songwriters Aaron Schroeder and Wally Gold also wrote Elvis' "Good Luck Charm. To me, this is a sound that is separate from his work in the 1950s.
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When Elvis Presley recorded "It's Now or Never" in 1960, he answered a challenge Frank Sinatra had issued three years earlier. In June 1957, a Hollywood reporter asked Sinatra his opinion of Elvis Presley’s singing ability. Presley has no training at all, Frank responded. When he goes into something serious, a bigger kind of singing, we’ll find out if he is a singer. Who knows how A Mess of Blues would have done if it hadn’t had to compete with its more popular flip side? As it turned out, it spent 11 weeks on the Hot 100, peaking at That it was so overwhelmed by It’s Now or Never validated Elvis’s decision to put some distance between himself and his rock ’n’ roll past and to move into pop music’s mainstream. Critics confounded by Elvis’s non-rock hit record.
It's Now or Never" is based on the Italian ballad "O Sole Mio". Tony Martin's song "There's No Tomorrow" (1949), also a version of the ballad "O Sole Mio", inspired Elvis Presley's version. Presley heard Martin's recording in the late 1950s, when he stationed in Germany with the . Writers Aaron Schroeder and Wally Gold penned this song in 20-30 minutes after Freddy Bienstock, Elvis Presley's music publisher, had requested a song from them. It became the biggest song of their career.
It's Now Or Never (оригинал Elvis Presley). Теперь или никогда (перевод Surfer). It's now or never, Теперь или никогда, come hold me tight. the time is here at last. Это, наконец, случилось.
It’s A Wonderful World. It’s Different Now. It’s Easy For You. It’s Impossible. It’s No Fun Being Lonely. Greatest Hits, Volume 1. Elvis’ Gold Records Volume 5.
Try It Now. Get Apple Music on iOS, Android, Mac and Windows. 52 Songs, 2 Hours 17 Minutes. The King Elvis Presley. A Mess of Blues (New Sound Remastered). Viva Elvis: The Album.
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|A||It's Now Or Never
Written-By – Aaron Schroeder, Wally Gold
|B||A Mess Of Blues
Written-By – Doc Pomus-Mort Shuman*
NotesStandard RCA generic sleeve.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (Label side A): L2WW-0100
- Matrix / Runout (Label side B): L2WW-0085
|47-7777||Elvis Presley With The Jordanaires||Elvis Presley With The Jordanaires - It's Now Or Never / A Mess Of Blues (7", Single)||RCA Victor||47-7777||US||1960|
|447-0628||Elvis Presley With The Jordanaires||Elvis Presley With The Jordanaires - It's Now Or Never / A Mess Of Blues (7", Single, RE)||RCA Victor||447-0628||US||1977|
|47-9314||Elvis Presley With The Jordanaires||Elvis Presley With The Jordanaires - O Sole Mio (It's Now Or Never) / Make Me Know It (7", Single)||RCA||47-9314||Germany||Unknown|
|RCA 1207||Elvis Presley||It's Now Or Never (O Sole Mio) (7", Single, RE)||RCA Victor||RCA 1207||UK||1963|
|84-0092||Elvis Presley||It's Now Or Never / Make Me Know It (7", Single)||RCA Victor||84-0092||Brazil||1960|
Performer: Elvis Presley
Title: It's Now Or Never / A Mess Of Blues
Date of release: 1960
Style: Rock & Roll, Ballad
Size MP3: 1174 mb
Size FLAC: 1739 mb
Rating: 4.2 / 5
Other Formats: MMF MP2 AIFF DMF MP4 FLAC DXD