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FROM ELVIS IN MEM­PHIS takes your lis­ten­ers inside these record­ing ses­sions, which many believe to be His finest record­ings since leav­ing Sun Records. Over a two-week span in ear­ly 1969, pro­duc­er Chips Moman and his Mem­phis Boys” stu­dio band backed Elvis on a mix of pop, coun­try and R&B tunes unlike any oth­er Elvis Pres­ley record­ings. These high­ly pro­duc­tive ses­sions pro­duced the orig­i­nal FROM ELVIS IN MEM­PHIS album, as well as the sin­gles Sus­pi­cious Minds,” In the Ghet­to” and Ken­tucky Rain” – three of Elvis’ three most played songs on radio sta­tions today. Inter­view sub­jects include pro­duc­er Chips Moman and a few of the musi­cians from these record­ings — Reg­gie Young, Bob­by Wood, Bob­by Emmons, Don­na Jean God­chaux, and Gene Chrisman.