Jailhouse Rock Soundtrack

Elvis Presley's third and best film is this musical romp released in 1957, just as the Big "E" was reaching the peak of his hip-swiveling pre-army success. Filmed in ultra-cool black and white, the movie stars Elvis as a good ol' boy who saves a woman from an assault but kills her attacker, so he's convicted of manslaughter and sent to jail. While doing time he takes up the guitar and becomes a singing sensation, ready for the big time when he's finally released. He becomes a big star but his inflated ego gets him into trouble with his former cellmate and his new girlfriend. Short on plot but heavy on rock & roll, this EP classic features such hit songs as "Treat Me Nice," "Baby, I Don't Care," "Don't Leave Me Now," and, of course, the classic title song, performed in an elaborate jailhouse number that Elvis choreographed himself. This is Elvis in all his big-screen glory, and the movie's upbeat ending made it a huge success during its original release. --Jeff Shannon

Director: Richard Thorpe
Stars: Elvis Presley, Judy Tyler, Mickey Shaughnessy, Vaughn Taylor, Jennifer Holden
NR (Not Rated)
Year:
1957
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#SongDuration
1Jailhouse Rock2:27
2Treat Me Nice2:10
3I Want To Be Free2:14
4Don't Leave Me Now2:05
5Young And Beautiful2:02
6Baby, I Don't Care, (You're So Square)1:52
7Love Me Tender2:41
8Poor Boy2:13
9Let Me2:09
10We're Gonna Move2:30

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