1969 SONG OF THE DAY- ‘LONG BLACK LIMOUSINE’- ELVIS PRESLEY

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1969 Song of the Day- Long Black Limousine”- Elvis Presley. Long Black Limousine was written by Vern Stovall and Bobby George back in 1961- the first version to be released was by Stovall- after that Glen Campbell recorded it. O.C. Smith released it as a b-side to Little Green Apples in 1968. The best known version of the song of course is by The King- Elvis Presley which was on his From Elvis In Memphis album in 1969. Who would have even thought back in 1969 that within a decade of  Elvis singing Long Black Limousine that The King would be dead at 42.

 

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One response to “1969 SONG OF THE DAY- ‘LONG BLACK LIMOUSINE’- ELVIS PRESLEY

  1. The first time I heard this song, I was reminded of my mother’s funeral in ’78. She loved Elvis and I remember her crying the previous year as both he, and her father, died within months of each other.
    A sad song with a catchy beat as only Elvis could deliver it 😉

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