Monday, June 17, 2024

Record #0704: Puppet on a String / Wooden Heart – ELVIS PRESLEY

RCA Victor 447-0650 (re-issue) USA, 1977
Words & Music by:  Side ASid Tepper, Roy C. Bennett; Side BFred Wise, Ben Weisman, Kay Twomey, Bert Kämpfert
Musicians: Elvis Presley (lead vocals), Scotty Moore (lead guitar), Tommy Tedesco (guitar on side A), Neal Matthews (guitar on side B), Bob Moore (bass on side A), Ray Siegel (bass and tuba on side B), Hilmer “Tiny” Timbrell (guitar and mandolin), D.J. Fontana / Frank Bode (drums on side B), D.J. Fontana / Buddy Harman / Frank Carlson (drums on side A), Floyd Cramer (piano on side A), Dudley Brooks (piano on side B), Jimmie Haskelf (accordion on side B), Hoyt Hawkins (tambourine on side B), The Jordanaires (backing vocals)
Recording sessions: Side A - Produced by George Stoll at Radio Recorders Studio B, Hollywood, CA, on 10. June 1964; Side B – Produced by Joseph Lilley at RCA Studios, Hollywood, CA on 28. April 1960

Highest chart positions:
  No information about the re-issue’s chart performance

This is a posthumous re-issue of the original, which I just posted here. When Elvis had died, RCA re-released a s***load of his old records and cashed in big time. TCB.

List price:  Not listed in the catalog. These are selling for about 10 euros in eBay.


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