Excusable Expressions


tune.age! classic #3
August 19, 2009, 7:43 pm
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An absolute gem this time. I was in town the other day and walked into a restaurant to hear this being fed out of the speakers. It instantly reminded me of a very drunken night when my friends and I came home from a night on the rip and stuck in one of Elvis’s greatest hits compilations, where we proceeded to dance our little cotton socks off around the kitchen.

One of my all time favourite songs.

the king – burning love

Song trivia (courtesy of wikipedia) –

  • Elvis recorded it at RCA’s Hollywood studios on March 28, 1972.
  • The song was first recorded by Arthur Alexander, who included it on his self-titled 1971 album.
  • For the weeks of October 21 and 28, 1972, “Burning Love” rose to #2 on the Billboard Hot 100
  • The song was Elvis’s 40th and last Top Ten hit on the US charts.
  • The song was also released on an album titled Burning Love and hits from his movies volume 2 on November 1, 1972.
  • Burning Love was used as a wake-up song on the space shuttle mission STS-123.
  • Though she has never recorded it, Dolly Parton has often included “Burning Love” in her concert set lists, from the mid 1970s on.
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