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There's Gold In The Mountains

Elvis Presley Lyrics Words & Music by Giant / Baum / Kaye Elvis Presley Lyrics

There are lots of girls in the mountains
And they're worth their weight in gold
When they're in my arms with their lovin' charms
A treasure chest I hold

Well there's gold in the mountains, love in the hills
I don't need no city women with their diamonds and frills
There's gold in the mountains and oh what scenery
The prettiest girls I ever did see

There's such beauty there in the mountains
You can feel your knees growin' weak
Every single boy feels the height of joy
When he climbs that mountain peak

Well there's gold in the mountains, love in the hills
I don't need no city women with their diamonds and frills
There's gold in the mountains and oh what scenery
The prettiest girls I ever did see

I said there's gold in the mountains, love in the hills
I don't need no city women with their diamonds and frills
There's gold in the mountains and oh what scenery
The prettiest girls I ever did see
I ever did see
I ever did see

Recorded: 1963/09/29, first released on Kissin' Cousins

Elvis Presleys Movies From the movie Kissin' Cousins

September 29, 1963 RCA Studio B - Nashville, Tessessee

There's Gold In The Mountains (Track) ____-03
One Boy Two Little Girls (Track) ____-05
Once Is Enough (Track) ____-03
Tender Feeling (Track) ____-02
Kissin' Cousins No. 2 (Track) ____-02

September 30, 1963 RCA Studio B - Nashville, Tessessee

Smokey Mountain Boy (Track) ____-04
Catchin' On Fast (Track) ____-04
Barefoot Ballad (Track) ____-07
Anyone (Track) ____-05
Kissin' Cousins (Track) ____-02
Smokey Mountain Boy (Different Arrangement - Track) ____-03

October 10, 1963 MGM Sound Stage - Hollywood, California

Once Is Enough (Vocal Overdub) RPA3 0222-07
Catchin' On Fast (Vocal Overdub) RPA3 0221-07
Anyone (Vocal Overdub) RPA3 0227-03
Smokey Mountain Boy (Vocal Overdub) RPA3 0224-03
Smokey Mountain Boy (Different Arrangement - V.O ?) ____-NA
There's Gold In The Mountains (Vocal Overdub) RPA3 0226-03
One Boy Two Little Girls (Vocal Overdub) RPA3 0223-02
Kissin' Cousins (Hillbilly Vocal Overdub) ____-01
Kissin' Cousins (Regular Vocal Overdub) ____-02
Kissin' Cousins (Vocal Overdub) RPA3 0218-SP
Barefoot Ballad (Vocal Overdub) ____-02
Barefoot Ballad (Vocal Overdub) ____-04
Barefoot Ballad (Vocal Overdub - Composite) RPA3 0220-SP
Kissin' Cousins No. 2 (Vocal Overdub - Edit) RPA3 0219-04
Tender Feeling (Vocal Overdub) RPA3 0225-01

Late November 1963, Fun in Acapulco opens nationally and quickly goes to number five at the box office.

The soundtrack goes to the top five on the pop chart.

More than 150 people jammed into the mayor's office Tuesday December 17, 1963 to see Elvis Presley hand out Christmas checks totaling $55,000. The checks benefitted 58 Memphis and Mid-South charities. In appreciation, the organizations presented Elvis with a six-foot plaque. It was warm in the room and when Commmissioner Claude Armour announced Elvis was going to pass out the checks, the singer wiped his brow and said, "Elvis is going to pass out, period."

More than 150 people jammed into the mayor's office Tuesday December 17, 1963 to see Elvis Presley hand out Christmas checks totaling $55,000. The checks benefitted 58 Memphis and Mid-South charities. In appreciation, the organizations presented Elvis with a six-foot plaque.

It was warm in the room and when Commmissioner Claude Armour announced Elvis was going to pass out the checks, the singer wiped his brow and said, 'Elvis is going to pass out, period'.

December 25, Elvis and Priscilla spend Christmas at Graceland Elvis Presley Photos