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1960 single by Elvis Presley

A Mess of Blues” is a music initially recorded by Elvis Presley for RCA Information in 1960, and written by Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman. Though launched because the B-side to “It is Now or By no means“, “A Mess of Blues” reached quantity 32 within the U.S. and quantity 2 within the UK independently.

The music was printed by Elvis Presley Music, Inc.

The recording appeared on the 1968 RCA Victor compilation Elvis’ Gold Information Quantity 4.

Personnel[edit]

Sourced from Keith Flynn.[1]

The Blue Moon Boys

Extra musicians

Standing Quo cowl[edit]

“A Mess of Blues” was coated by British rock band Standing Quo in 1983. It was included on the album Again to Again.[2]

As a consequence of a printing error, a number of hundred copies of the image sleeve for this launch have been printed with the entrance and rear images inter-changed.

Monitor itemizing[edit]

7″ single[edit]

  1. “A Mess of Blues” (D Pomus/M Shuman) (3.22)
  2. “Massive Man” (Lancaster/Inexperienced) (3.40)

12″ single[edit]

  1. “A Mess of Blues” (Prolonged model) (D Pomus/M Shuman) (4.48)
  2. “Massive Man” (Lancaster/Inexperienced) (3.40)
  3. “Younger Pretender” (Rossi/Frost) (3.32)

Different variations[edit]

The music has been recorded by Tom Jones and Jools Holland, Peter and Gordon, John Hiatt, Alexis Korner, Delbert McClinton, Lee Curtis and the All-Stars, Henry McCullough Blues Band, Scotty Moore and Paul Ansell, Robert Gordon and Chris Spedding with The Jordanaires, P.J. Proby, and Led Zeppelin as a part of a medley.[3]

Charts[edit]

References[edit]

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