We briefly spoke about this in the "Down In The Jungle Room" thread, but I thought this topic might warrant it's own thread...
There are many published rumors as to what songs Elvis had in mind to record in Nashville during his January 1977 recording sessions. Of course, as we all know, Elvis never made it to those sessions and thus consequently, the October '76 sessions held in the Jungle Room were Elvis' last recording sessions ever.
BUT...what I would like to do is to find out what songs everyone thinks Elvis SHOULD have recorded during those January '77 sessions, if Elvis had made it to Nashville!
Should he have continued to re-examine his country music roots, as he was doing to some degree already? Remember that MOODY BLUE wound up being a #1 COUNTRY HIT in early '77! Obviously, Elvis' music was once again being accepted by the country music fans...so would Elvis have continued down this path? Or, would he have tried some new Rock N' Roll numbers? Would Elvis have experimented with disco? Disco was becoming quite popular in 1977, and one could even say that WAY DOWN had an almost disco-like feel to it. Perhaps Elvis would have been simply satisfied continuing to record music which held personal meaning to him, like he had during his 2 previous sessions in the Jungle Room at Graceland?