September 05, 1977 12:00 PM

Elvis Presley

What can you say about the all-but-abdicated King of Rock’n’Roll when he fills an LP with reheated hits by Olivia Newton-John (If You Love Me Let Me Know), Jim Reeves (He’ll Have to Go), a silly ’50s track (Little Darlin’) and an incongruous disco bouncer? Say no more. The part-live Moody Blue (the vinyl is really colored blue) benefits from Felton Jarvis’ clean production and able backup musicianship. And if he isn’t exactly a divine despot, the King is beyond any meaningful criticism. Sure, he’s at his best in rockabilly (Way Down), but we’d rather hear his own oldies.

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