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Information about 506 original versions of recordings by singer and entertainer Elvis Presley.
See when recorded and by whom, with interesting historical data. This is the original site of information about original versions of numbers recorded by Elvis Presley, which I began in about 1995.
His recording was made on and was issued on Berliner 913 (7 inch).
Giannini was a Italian tenor who emigrated to the USA in 1885 to become one of the first singers to be recorded on disc in 1896.
This site will work and look better in a browser that supports web standards, but it is accessible to any browser or Internet device (I think! Axton's original version of his own composition, "Never Been To Spain," appeared on his 1971 album, "Joy To The World" (Capitol SMAS-788).
See also "Santa Lucia."Englishman John Francis Wade wrote the words and music for "Adeste Fideles;" these were published together in 1782.
He wrote the song and performed it for the first time in Havana in 1855; it was first published in 1859.
The first sound recording of "La Paloma" was made as a cornet duet by unidentified players for Emil Berliner's United States Gramophone Company on 3 November 1894 (Berliner 243 7-inch disc), but the first vocal recording was by Ferruccio Giannini.
Hoyt seems also to be a bit of an actor, having appeared in a number of films, including Spielberg's "The Gremlins." Hoyt Axton died on 26 October, 1999.
The song on which "No More" was based is "La Paloma," written By Sebastián Yradier, a Basque and student of the Madrid Conservatory, who was influenced by the music of Havana, Cuba, during his travels in the 1850s.