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  Jailhouse Rock - Stage
Since Jailhouse Rock didn't seem to do any discounts that were lower than £22.50, we decided to go for the £17.50 student standby tickets available one hour before the performance.
Jailhouse Rock The Musical is based on the motion picture of the same name made famous by Elvis Presley.
The song 500 Miles was distorted by the overly loud and regular banging of an object by the prisoners against the ground.
www.musicorld.com /stage/jailhouserock/jailhouserock.htm   (1144 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Jailhouse Rock: Original Soundtrack: Music: Elvis Presley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Jailhouse Rock is the definitive rock n roll movie, and at last 40 years later an album is finally released.
The film was released in 1957, and the EP Jailhouse Rock was a massive seller; almost 2 million copies sold in America alone, this was an unpresidented amount as it sat atop the EP chart for 28 weeks.
In Britain Jailhouse Rock was the first single ever to go straight to #1, in fact Elvis had the first 2 songs ever to debut at #1 in Britain, he done it again with Its Now Or Never in 1960.
www.amazon.co.uk /Jailhouse-Rock-Soundtrack-Elvis-Presley/dp/B000002X2Q   (570 words)

 Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Jailhouse Rock was the first record ever to enter the British singles chart at Number 1.
This song was a big production hit in Elvis Presley's third hit movie, "Jailhouse Rock." Elvis stars as a convict named Vince Everett who is encourage to go after a singing career by his cellmate he had appeared on a televised prison talent show.
Jailhouse Rock was the longest running single on the charts for 1958 remaining there for over 7 weeks.
www.austinoldies.com /jailhous.htm   (116 words)

 Jailhouse Rock, Elvis Presley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Everybody in the whole cell block Was dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock.
Dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock Dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock Dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock
FADE Dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock Dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock
www.just-oldies.com /1956/jailhouse_rock.htm   (299 words)

 Jailhouse Rock - MGM 1957 - Elvis Presley
The director of "Jailhouse Rock" was Richard Thorpe, who began his career in Vaudeville and then acted in a few movies in the early 1920's.
Stock footage of a prison in Raleigh, North Carolina used previously in the film "Carbine Williams" was approved for use in "Jailhouse Rock"; however, the director did not wish to use a name for the prison.
The next day, they worked their way through to create the now-classic "Jailhouse Rock" production number, one of pop/rock music's greatest and most iconic moments on film, a performance considered by many to be ahead of its time and the father of modern-day music videos.
www.elvispresley.com.au /elvis/presley/jailhouse_rock.shtml   (1726 words)

 Elvis Presley Song 'Jailhouse Rock' (1958) - fan comments, trivia, on which cd to buy it
Jailhouse Rock song was written for the Elvis movie with the same name.
Jailhouse rock is a symbolism of all that is truley Elvis.
This song signifies a change in historical music sound, along with point of views that the younger generation of the time does have something to contribute to the music industry.
www.elvistribute.us /songs/jailhouse-rock.php   (613 words)

 BBC Manchester - The Arts - Jailhouse Rock - Palace Theatre - Review
Based on the motion picture Jailhouse Rock the show tells the story of Vince Everett, a young man from the wrong side of the tracks who discovers his own unique singing talent whilst doing time in prison, and emerges to become the world’s greatest rock n roll star.
Jailhouse Rock - March 20th 2004 The set was excellent but I don't feel that the cast was given the opportunity to fully expand on their obviously stifled talents i.e.
In conclusion, the name of the show should be changed as the much loved songs from Jailhouse Rock are conspicuous by their absence.
www.bbc.co.uk /manchester/arts/2004/03/11/jailhouse_rock.shtml   (870 words)

 Jailhouse Rock (song) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The song, which is an example of simple verse form, eventually sold two million copies in the US, thus earning a Double Platinum certification by the RIAA.
The song was named one of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll.
"Jailhouse Rock" was performed regularly in a medley along with many old rock'n'roll hits by Queen and was the opening song on Queen's 1980 North American tour for The Game.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jailhouse_Rock_(song)   (582 words)

 Boston.com / A&E / Theater/Arts / 'Jailhouse Rock' is a karaoke bore
"Jailhouse Rock" is part of a West End trend that was more or less set in motion by "Mamma Mia!" -- the ABBA songfest that now looks like a model of sophistication compared to some of the shows that have followed.
And in the same none-too-honorable tradition, it now has "Jailhouse Rock," in which a lot of bad American accents are heard for more than two hours until the show finally gives up any pretense at telling a story and lets the audience get to their feet and bop.
Few in the audience are likely to be interested in "Jailhouse Rock" as a moral parable, even if Vince does get the obligatory scene where he is forced to confront himself in the mirror.
www.boston.com /ae/theater_arts/articles/2004/04/26/jailhouse_rock_is_a_karaoke_bore?mode=PF   (628 words)

 Jailhouse rock
The song that is currently receiving airplay, "Down," was actually aired before it was released by the record label as a single.
When putting together the new album, Weiland had only a few days to record the songs because of his obligation to his jail sentence.
In the short time he had before his return to the big house, the band played "an invite only" concert, which was filmed for the new video.
www.siue.edu /ALESTLE/library/fall99/nov.11/jailhouse.html   (369 words)

"Jailhouse Rock" and the movie version was recorded April 30, 1957 for MGM Radio Recorders.
"Jailhouse Rock" was released as a Single A-side.
And their song "Jailhouse Rock," became the centerpiece ot the session.
www.geocities.com /anelvisfan2001seven/jailhouserock.html   (405 words)

 Jailhouse Rock Review
She was on the phone for 1.5 hours and told me she had bought the theatrical rights from MGM for the stage version of “Jailhouse Rock”.
But, she was having problems with EPE who would not release the songs from the movie for her Musical, especially the main song, “Jailhouse Rock”.
They wrote their songs for the world to hear and are now denying millions the right and joy of hearing “Jailhouse Rock” on the world’s stage.
www.elvisly-yours.com /jhrockreview.shtml   (1318 words)

 Jailhouse Rock - Synopsis - Moviefone
One of the best of Elvis Presley's pre-Army films, Jailhouse Rock offers us the sensual, "dangerous" Elvis that had won the hearts of the kids and earned the animosity of their elders.
Usually the musical numbers in a Presley picture (this one has a doozy, complete with chorus boys dressed as convicts!) are more compelling than the plot.
Jailhouse Rock is a perfect balance of song and story from beginning to end; seldom would Elvis be so well showcased in the future.
movies.aol.com /movie/jailhouse-rock/5848/synopsis   (285 words)

 Welcome to the Elvis Information Network
In Jailhouse Rock, the authors have done an amazing job of detailing all of Elvis' early bootleg releases (singles, EPs and albums), essentially the period of bootleg vinyl before bootleg CDs were introduced and came to dominate the market.
Jailhouse Rock is still available in both new and used formats from sellers including amazon.com.
It is an engaging book to look through, rich in detail and a much needed historic record of one facet of the diverse Elvis industry that often bitterly splits fans and the record industry into two opposing camps.
www.elvisinfonet.com /presley_jailhouserockboot.html   (335 words)

 Elvis Presley Jailhouse Rock lyrics
The drummer boy from Illinois went crash, boom, bang, the whole rhythm section was the Purple Gang.
I sure would be delighted with your company, come on and do the Jailhouse Rock with me. Let's rock, everybody, let's rock.
The sad sack was a sittin' on a block of stone way over in the corner weepin' all alone.
www.lyricsdomain.com /5/elvis_presley/jailhouse_rock.html   (328 words)

 Jailhouse Rock - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jailhouse Rock (1957 film), a movie released in 1957, starring Elvis Presley
"Jailhouse Rock" (song), a song from the aforementioned movie
Jailhouse rock, a fighting style said to have developed in prisons
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jailhouse_Rock   (95 words)

 Jailhouse - eSnips Search
"Jailhouse Rock" is a song written by Leiber and Stoller that first became a hit for Elvis Presley.
The song was first released as a 45rpm single on September 24, 1957, to coincide with the release of Presley's motion picture, Jailhouse Rock.
Composer Mike Stoller can be seen playing piano in the film presentation of the song.
www.esnips.com /_t_/Jailhouse   (124 words)

 Songwriter says Jailhouse Rock is Misleading   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, the songwriters of Elvis Presley's classic 'Jailhouse Rock', are incensed that a UK production is using their songtitle for a show that doesn't include the song.
In a statement Mike Stoller says "We feel that using the title of our song for their show is intentionally misleading the public.
Jailhouse Rock: The Musical will open in London's West End later this month.
www.undercover.com.au /news/2004/mar04/20040319_elvis.html   (296 words)

 LondonTown.com | Jailhouse Rock the Musical London | Piccadilly Theatre
Elvis Presley's 1957 movie Jailhouse Rock remains the most successful fusion of cinema and pop music ever created.
Featuring some of the King's biggest hits (although, hilariously, Elvis' estate have refused permission to use the song 'Jailhouse Rock') this has some of the best music on the London stage and a fantastic show to go with it.
Formerly the Atlantic, this is perhaps the grandest dining room in the West End, all marble pillars and gilt, with a plush cocktail bar and dancing on the ballroom floor after dinner.
www.londontown.com /LondonEvents/JailhouseRocktheMusical/64ccc   (3482 words)

 MediaChannel.org - REPORTS | Jailhouse Rock
Although they specialized in versions of songs by prominent Western artists and never really developed their own repertoire, The Primitives were important to other Czech musicians because they were the first to create an underground ethos.
Typically, a Plastics song begins with a simple, thudding, repetitive bass line, which gradually increases in tempo and intensity and is aided by other percussive and rhythmic instruments, such as drums, viola and guitar.
As befits the seriousness of their lyrics and the brooding Slavic temperament, most of the songs seem to be in a minor key.
www.mediachannel.org /news/reports/jailhouse.shtml   (3043 words)

 Which Joe Walsh is your favorite? - ClassicRockForums
I may be able to take a song or three and I may actually like a couple but for the most part..............
There is a song on You Bought It You Name It called Shadows that is one of his greatest riffs IMO.
Still, what I heard in the music of The Eagles was the sound of rock and roll becoming part of the corporate skeleton that seemed to be reaching every aspect of my life.
www.classicrockforums.com /forum/showthread.php?p=27593   (1148 words)

 "Jailhouse Rock". An In-Depth Look at the Movie - Elvis Facts
Elvis's third film, "Jailhouse Rock," had a large and eclectic cast of character actors.
Bill Hickman had the role in "Jailhouse Rock" some fans can't bear to watch, that of the prison guard that bull whips Vince.
Stoller is half of the famous song writing team of Jerry Lieber and Mike Stoller, who wrote a number of hits for Elvis, including several songs for "Jailhouse Rock," including the classic title song.
www.elvisoncd.com /EIGENECD_a-z/facts/jailhouserockmovie.htm   (2259 words)

 Jailhouse Rock: The Musical to Open in London Without the Song 'Jailhouse Rock'
Jailhouse Rock: The Musical to Open in London Without the Song 'Jailhouse Rock'
LOS ANGELES, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- It seems that something is missing from the new musical entitled "Jailhouse Rock: The Musical" opening in London's West End later this month.
But the song "Jailhouse Rock" is nowhere to be heard and the songwriters Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller find that using the title "Jailhouse Rock," which they created for both the film and the song, is offensive and misleading to the public.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/03-18-2004/0002130594&EDATE=   (238 words)

 Jailhouse Rock by Elvis Presley Songfacts
Very few of the attendees saw their performance, as they didn't go on until Monday morning (the event was scheduled to end at midnight on Sunday, but ran long).
What's an even more amusing/disturbing part of the song is: The sad sack was a sittin' on a block of stone, way over in the corner weepin' all alone.
Early(mainstream) rock and roll history that opened that genre of music to the general public.
www.songfacts.com /detail.php?id=574   (765 words)

 Laiber and Stoller
What a thrill it must have been when Elvis sang their songs, songs of two young Jewish boys who loved fl music and wanted it to be heard by a white audience.
Leiber and Stoller have sent out a worldwide Press Release on PR Newswire condemning the producers of “Jailhouse Rock the Musical” for so naming the Musical that does not include their songs, claiming it is misleading the public.
Even without the song, "Jailhouse Rock", the Show has been receiving standing ovations in Plymouth and Manchester where it has been previewed prior to its arrival at the Piccadilly Theatre in London on March 26th 2004.
www.elvisly-yours.com /leiberstoller.shtml   (1073 words)

 Jailhouse Rock (1957) Starring: Elvis Presley, Judy Tyler, Mickey Shaughnessy - Three Movie Buffs Review
His third film, Jailhouse Rock, might as well have been called Jailhouse Rebel with a Song.
Watch Jailhouse Rock and discover that teen idols have really not changed much and that if Elvis was alive and 22 years old today he would be outselling them all.
I sure would be delighted with your company, com'on and do the jailhouse rock with me'.
www.threemoviebuffs.com /review.php?movieID=jailhouserock   (830 words)

 Music J
Jailhouse Rock (production number sung and danced by Elvis Presley and Mens Chorus), 1957
The Toast of New Orleans (sung by Kathryn Grayson), 1950
This is the song from which Judy Garland borrowed her first name
www.classicmoviemusicals.com /musicj.htm   (1507 words)

 Chuck Berry - Jailhouse Rock - Fifties
Elvis Presley may have had a hit with Jailhouse Rock, but it could have been Chuck Berry's theme song.
From then on it was heavy touring and a steady gig as a rock 'n' roll legend…for awhile.
Following the disagreement with the federal government he once again balanced the scales of justice by being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986.
www.loti.com /jailhouse_rock.htm   (539 words)

 Jailhouse rock - TV & Radio - Entertainment - smh.com.au
Each week, Minc plays music or poetry she has recorded with inmates, takes song requests and covers a range of topics on prison-related issues.
Recent programs have explored the link between crime and diet, an international conference on penal abolition, prison food and the effects on children when a parent goes to jail.
Rocks, tyres, bins - the council clean-up as art
www.smh.com.au /news/tv--radio/jailhouse-rock/2006/07/08/1152240533096.html   (588 words)

 Second Hand Songs - Song: Jailhouse Rock - Johnny Farago
Jailhouse Rock by John Mellencamp (August 11, 1992)
Jailhouse Rock by Michael Bolton and Carl Perkins (1994)
Jailhouse rock by The Notre Dames (June 22, 1999)
www.secondhandsongs.com /song/1760.html   (70 words)

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