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Eddie Cochran: 20th Anniversary Album (Liberty)**

Peter Silverton, Sounds, 24 May 1980

PHIL SPECTOR, for one, is of the opinion that Colonel Parker used to hypnotise Elvis into singing rhinoceros shit like 'Viva Las Vegas' and 'Girls Girls Girls'. That, until the King's death made public the details of his pharmacy account, certainly seemed as good an explanation as any for the glassy look in Elvis' eyes.

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