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    Famous Elvis sound alikes. (not impersonators)

    Singers who sound kind of like Elvis, but are not considered "impersonators".

    Sleepy LaBeef

    YouTube- sleepy la beef - Baby Lets Play House -1956

    Ral Donner

    YouTube- ral donner-lonely star

    Terry Stafford

    YouTube- Terry Stafford - Suspicion

    Vince Everett

    YouTube- Vince Everett - Such A Night - 1962 45rpm
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    Re: Famous Elvis sound alikes. (not impersonators)

    I think Conway Twitty had that sound a bit too...... "My one and only prayer.......is that someday you'll care......."

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    Fantastic thread !! Here's one by Ral Donner. I believe he did the Elvis voice over in "This Is Elvis ".

    YouTube- Ral Donner - You Don't Know What You've Got


    A very rare one by Jack Scott (thank God for You Tube).

    YouTube- Grizzly Bear= Jack Scott & Chantones '62 Capitol 4689






    And of course . . . . Billy Fury.

    YouTube- Because Of Love - Billy Fury


    And the famous one. " All American Boy" by Bobby Bare. With a video by yours truly.


    YouTube- All American Boy
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    Shakin Steve Stevens?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elvis and Johnny View Post
    Funny and usless attempt!
    They all copying Elvis; it not necessary to be a singer for copying someones voice most comedians more successful than those poor boys...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Genie View Post
    I think Conway Twitty had that sound a bit too...... "My one and only prayer.......is that someday you'll care......."
    In the beginning Conway definitely wanted to sound like Elvis-he admitted it in interviews-but he decided his first love was country music and worked to develope his own singing voice-which he did.
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    does Jimmy Ellis count. I know he started out as not being an Elvis impersonator, even though later on he did Elvis tribute shows.
    YouTube- Sunday Father Unreleased Take 1 Jimmy Orion Ellis
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    Quote Originally Posted by Elvis and Johnny View Post
    Singers who sound kind of like Elvis, but are not considered "impersonators".

    Sleepy LaBeef

    YouTube- sleepy la beef - Baby Lets Play House -1956

    Ral Donner

    YouTube- ral donner-lonely star

    Terry Stafford

    YouTube- Terry Stafford - Suspicion

    Vince Everett

    YouTube- Vince Everett - Such A Night - 1962 45rpm
    Sorry but 3 of these 4 clips where obviously impersonators of that time.
    I know Terry Stafford got that record deal cause he won an Elvis impersonator contest and Elvis showed him up by recording the song after him, sort of saying, I'm the real deal.

    Vince Everett well that name says it all

    There are lots of others that sounded a lot like Elvis but these are obvious remakes to cash in on his name. They probably used these versions on Compilation Hits LPs and didn't want to pay for the artists' version.

    BUT THANKS FOR POSTING
    I didn't know 2 of the ones you listed existed
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    Elvis recorded "Suspicion" before Terry Stafford. For some unknown reason RCA never made it a single at that time. It should have been a single because it's a great song and obviously a hit song.

    I may upset a few people on here by this comment, but overall I like Terry Stafford's version better. The reason has nothing to do with Terry or Elvis, it's the track itself. Terry's track had a really different production with that keyboard (whatever it is) and the girls background vocals.

    If Elvis's voice were on that track it would have killed Terry Stafford. I think Ronnie McDowell must agree with me especially since when he recorded the song it's obvious that he was copying EP's vocal but Terry's production.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cliff View Post
    Fantastic thread !! Here's one by Ral Donner. I believe he did the Elvis voice over in "This Is Elvis ".

    YouTube- Ral Donner - You Don't Know What You've Got


    A very rare one by Jack Scott (thank God for You Tube).

    YouTube- Grizzly Bear= Jack Scott & Chantones '62 Capitol 4689






    And of course . . . . Billy Fury.

    YouTube- Because Of Love - Billy Fury


    And the famous one. " All American Boy" by Bobby Bare. With a video by yours truly.


    YouTube- All American Boy
    Ral Donner...? Is this the youngman who sang.. "You don't know what you got...until you loose it" How about the one song "Summertime blues?"
    was this also Ral Donner or terry stafford?
    If you don't look at them, some sound pretty darn good but no way would I go, nver did or will to a concert by someone who simply sounds a lot like Elvis. It's the man I love and his music both. No comparison there.

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    Re: Famous Elvis sound alikes. (not impersonators)

    Summertime Blues was by Eddie Cochran
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    Yeah "Summertime Blues" had an Elvis thing about it. I always thought it sounded like it could have been an Everly Brothers record too. I say that because of the acoustic guitar that does the hook...E E E A....B B B E. Sounds like Don Everly...plus the actual song itself lyrically fits the brothers. I don't think the tune would fit Elvis lyrically. He was kind of above that type of lyric if that makes any sense.
    "I always liked that hillbilly."

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    Re: Famous Elvis sound alikes. (not impersonators)

    Quote Originally Posted by hounddog View Post
    does Jimmy Ellis count. I know he started out as not being an Elvis impersonator, even though later on he did Elvis tribute shows.
    YouTube- Sunday Father Unreleased Take 1 Jimmy Orion Ellis
    Thank you for putting this one up, i have not heard this one before.
    He has a great voice.
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    You Tube never stops amazing me ! Many,many years ago I was given a disc by a singer called Cliff Rivers. The song was called "True Lips". I lost this disc sometime ago. Tonight I thought I'd do a You Tube search never dreaming I would find it. After all, he was a one hit wonder. Having said that, I don't even think it was a hit.
    So here it is. And I'm sure you'll agree he was another Elvis sound alike.

    YouTube- Cliff Rivers-True Lips 1963



    The flipside was "Marsha"
    YouTube- Cliff Rivers- Marsha
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    Of course Cliff Richard the UK ElvisYouTube- Cliff Richard- Turn Me Loose

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