January 8: The late great Elvis Presley was born in 1935 – here singing Bob Dylan songs




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‘I really thought I’d be seeing Elvis soon.’
– Bob Dylan (1997)

Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977). Regarded as one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century, he is often referred to as “the King of Rock and Roll”, or simply, “the King”. Elvis Presley would have been 81 years old today.

Presley was born in Tupelo, Mississippi, and when he was 13 years old, he and his family relocated to Memphis, Tennessee.

Bob Dylan and Elvis clearly love/loved the same kind of music, blues, rock’n roll, country and gospel.

Elvis has done a few Bob Dylan songs.

Tomorrow Is A Long Time:

“the one recording I treasure the most.”
– Bob Dylan

Don’t Think Twice It’s Alright:

There’s also a 12 minute version, Recorded May 16, 1971 RCA Studios Nashville:




Blowing In The Wind (Home Recording):

Elvis Presley and friends private moment Blowing In The Wind.Elvis and friends sing along with instrumal records.10550 Rocca Place Bel Air California.1966:

And there’s a fantastic snippet of Elvis singing I shall Be released:

“Dylan!”
– Elvis Presley

 

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2 thoughts on “January 8: The late great Elvis Presley was born in 1935 – here singing Bob Dylan songs”

  1. He’d be 82 today. Great time of the year, twelve days celebrating the King of Kings birthday and now we celebrate the King of music’s birthday. Well done for remembering him, he was very special. Always love the Tupelo Mississippi Flash!!

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