Composed by Janice Tarre & Fred Spielman
This was sent to Elvis as a demo but he gave this demo to Anita Bryant
for her upcoming recording session in 1958, where she also recorded
other demo's she got from Elvis:
- An angel cried (composed by Phil Spector)
- I don't want to (composed by Janice Tarre & Fred Spielman)
- A Texan and a girl from Mexico (composed by Doc Pomus & Mort Shuman)
- Pictures (composed by Sid Tepper & Roy Bennett)
Anita Bryant gave Elvis back the demo for I don't want to in 1961.
Pearl's a singer
Composed by Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller, Ralph Dino & John Sembello
Supposedly Elvis sang this song live in 1975 but no proof has been found.
Peepin' and hidin'
Composed by Jimmy Reed
A wrong title for the song Baby, what you want me to do.
Composed by Steve Nelson & Jack Rollins
An instrumental version can be heard in Loving you (1957).
Not recorded by Elvis.
Composed Sidney Bechet
Re-arranged by Bill Giant, Bernie Baum & Florence Kaye.
Submitted for the movie Frankie & Johnny but not used and therefore not recorded by Elvis.
Pick a bale of cotton
Composed by Leadbelly (a.k.a. Huddie Ledbetter a.k.a. Lead Belly)
Re-written by by Ben Weisman & Sid Wayne into Stay away, Joe.
see Paper roses
Pieces of my life
Composed by Troy Seals
Elvis sang this song live during the July 24, 1975 show in Asheville.
You can hear it on concert cassettes.
Composed by Sammy Masters
Supposedly Elvis sang this song during live performances in 1954-1955 but no proof has been found.
The rumour may be based on the fact Elvis' first Cadillac was pink!
Play a simple melody
Composed by Irving Berlin
Reportedly Elvis recorded this song at Sun Records, but no proof has been found.
Playing with fire
Composed by Fred Wise & Ben Weisman
Reportedly recorded for the movie Blue Hawaii but no proof has been found.
Poor man's gold
Composed by Mac Davis
Matrixnumber XPA5-1150 is assigned to this song.
A backing track was recorded but Elvis never added his vocals, although a 12 seconds version was released by RCA-Victor.
Obviously Elvis got distracted and abandoned adding his vocals to the backing track.
Portrait of my love
Composed by Cyril Ornadel & David West
Elvis sang this song during a rehearsal July 31, 1972 or August 1 to August 3, 1972 in Las Vegas.
You can hear it on the unofficial LP Special delivery from Elvis Presley.
Composed by Sid Tepper & Roy Bennett
Reportedly recorded for the movie Girls! Girls! Girls! but no proof has been found.
Composed by George Callender & Wayne Shanklin
Reportedly Elvis recorded this song at home but no proof has been found.