WETS is pleased to present a one-hour radio special, From Elvis in Memphis, celebrating the 40th anniversary of Elvis Presley's historic American Sound recording sessions that produced 'Suspicious Minds,' 'In The Ghetto,' and the From Elvis in Memphis album. From Elvis in Memphis takes us inside these recording sessions, which many believe to be his finest recordings since leaving Sun Records.
Over a two-week span in early 1969, producer Chips Moman and his "Memphis Boys" studio band backed Elvis on a mix of pop, country, and R&B tunes unlike any other Elvis Presley recordings. These highly productive sessions produced two albums, as well as the singles "Suspicious Minds" and "In The Ghetto" - two of Elvis' three most played songs on radio stations today. Interview subjects include producer Chips Moman and a few of the musicians from these sessions, including Reggie Young, Bobby Wood, Bobby Emmons, Donna Jean Godchaux, and Gene Chrisman. Join us Friday at noon and Saturday at 11 pm for From Elvis in Memphis.
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