(My Generation Music) 12 tracks - The soundtrack recordings from the 1962 motion picture
'Girl Girls Girls' (Paramount Pictures 1962) In what was Presley's eleventh film his character, Ross Carpenter, works as a charter boat captain who moonlights as a nightclub singer to buy a sailboat that once belonged to his father. Wealthy Laurel Dodge, played by Laurel Goodwin, falls for Ross and secretly buys the sailboat for him. When Ross discovers that Laurel has purchased the boat, his pride is damaged, and he sails off by himself. Laurel quickly follows in a boat piloted by wealthy Wesley Johnson, portrayed by Jeremy Slate, who turns out to be a slimeball. Ross rescues Laurel from Wesley's clutches, realising that he loves her. Ross asks Laurel to sell the sailboat so that he can feel free to marry her and build a new boat.
The movie premiered in Honolulu on October 31st and opened nationwide on November 21st, 1962, peaking at #6 on the Variety National Box Office Survey. Even though it only came out a few weeks before the year's end, it was #31 for the year on the list of the 50 Top Grossing Films of 1962. Elvis was voted that year as 'Top Box Office Draw' by the movie industry of America. having three of the top grossing films that year. Besides Girls! Girls! Girls! at #31. Kid Galahad was #37 and Blue Hawaii was #14. On March 26th, 1962, Presley began three days of soundtrack recording at Radio Recorders Studios in Hollywood. The title song Girls! Girls! Girls! had originally been written in 1960 by Leiber and Stoller for The Coasters. One of Presley's most famous songs came from this film's soundtrack. It was the Otis Blackwell and Winfield Scott composition, Return To Sender.
|Girls Girls Girls - Soundtrack (LP, 180g Vinyl) 1|
|1:||Girls! Girls! Girls!|
|2:||I Don't Wanna Be Tied|
|3:||Where Do You Come From|
|4:||I Don't Want To|
|6:||A Boy Like Me, A Girl Like You|
|8:||Return To Sender|
|9:||Because Of Love|
|10:||Thanks To The Rolling Sea|
|11:||Song Of The Shrimp|
|12:||The Walls Have Ears|
|13:||We're Coming In Loaded|