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Elvis Presley: He Touched Me – The Gospel Music Of Elvis Presley

Terry Staunton, Record Collector, October 2005

THE ONLY Grammys Presley won in his lifetime were for gospel records, and for a long spell in the '60s his songs of praise were almost the only ones worth bothering with. Manacled to a soul-sapping movie contract by Colonel Tom Parker, Elvis would leave the set at sundown and head straight to the recording studio to find solace in the music that reminded him of home and family.

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