IN THE GHETTO (THE VICIOUS CIRCLE)

Latest update on 18/01/2016

Artist: Elvis Presley
Author: Mac Davis
Label: RCA
Year: 1969

N°1 B. First presented to Bill Medley, then to Sammy Davis Jr., only then to Elvis.

Covers:

1969:

Sammy Davis Jr. [on Motown]

1969:

Chris Clark [also on Motown]

1969:

Dolly Parton

1969:

Joe Simon

1969:

Leslie Uggams

1969:

Family Dogg

1970:

Solomon Burke

1970:

Barry White [under the moniker Gene West]

1971:

Mac Davis [author; see footnote]

1972:

Candi Staton

1984:

Nick Cave

1985:

Bobby Bland

1991:

Beats International [hit UK]

1992:

Paul De Leeuw

1994:

Will Tura [as In De Ghetto]

1996:

Ghetto People & L. Vis

2000:

Elvez [as En El Barrio in medley with Dear Mr. Fantasy (Traffic) and something from The Beatles]

2001:

Cranberries

2002:

Helmut Lotti

2005:

H.T. Roberts

Mac Davis, then unknown as a songwriter, would have other hits with I Wanta Wake Up With You, It's Hard To Be Humble, Don't Cry Daddy, Clean Up Your Own Back Yard and Charro.

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