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    Heartbreak Hotel, Room 11 Albert's Avatar
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    Harum Scarum

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    HARUM SCARUM - Originally Released in 1965

    Tracklist: (click on the track to hear a 20 second sample) Help

    1: Harem Holiday
    2: My Desert Serenade
    3: Go East Young Man
    4: Mirage
    5: Kismet
    6: Shake That Tambourine
    7: Hey Little Girl
    8: Golden Coins
    9: So Close, Yet So Far (From Paradise)
    10: Animal Instinct
    11: Wisdom Of The Ages

    12: My Desert Serenade - take 7
    13: Hey Little Girl - takes 1 & 2
    14: Shake That Tambourine - takes 7 & 8
    15: Golden Coins - takes 3 & 4
    16: Kismet - takes 1 & 2
    17: Animal Instinct - takes 1, 3 & 4
    18: So Close, Yet So Far (From Paradise) - take 1
    19: Shake That Tambourine - takes 10 & 16
    20: Hey Little Girl - take 3
    21: My Desert Serenade - takes 2 & 3
    22: Golden Coins - takes 7 & 8
    23: Harem Holiday - takes 1 & 2
    24: Wisdom Of The Ages - take 3
    25: Shake That Tambourine - takes 18-21

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    Last edited by Jungleroom76; 02-10-2011 at 04:47 PM.

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    Cadillac King
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    There seems to be no middle ground with Elvis fans about this album. You either love it or hate it. I love it. The original movie masters have slightly improved sound. The Double Features versions sound better to these ears.
    The new outtakes sound great. I like the Middle Eastern sound on many of the tracks. 4 stars.
    Last edited by JerryNodak; 12-31-2004 at 10:48 AM.

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    You're right, that album is pretty good. The cover looks just great and I really like it since I have seen it the first time. The only bad thing is the music. The stupid songs, Elvis' bored performances and the dull sound. But as long as you don't play the record, it's just great!

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    Help on buying the Best FTD's & CD's

    What's the best in your opinion for buying name what FTD's and CD's you like the best that you have.



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    Cadillac King
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    Southern New Jersey

    Harum Scarum

    Personally, I really like this release. While the movie itself may be difficult to take, the songs really carry the day. I think this release is wonderful in so far as the songs which were selected are good songs.


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    I'd like this release!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Re: FTD 28 - Harum Scarum

    THe best song on here is So Close Yet So Far. Animal Instinct and
    Wisdom of The Ages are interesting. The only other tracks that I have
    time for is Go East Young Man and the title track. The rest is junk.

    Sound: 8/10
    Music: 5/10

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    Re: FTD 28 - Harum Scarum

    You either love it or hate it.
    It is not my favorite FTD.

    There are a few song on this CD i like.
    I have played it once, and that is a very long time ago.

    Sound: 8/10
    Music: 4/10
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