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tom petty tribute

TOM PETTY PERFORMS "wOODEN heart"

wRITTEN BY ben weisman for elvis presley

elvis sings weisman "live" 

elvis performs "twenty day and twenty nights"

wRITTEN BY ben weisman 

springsteen sings weisman  

bruce springsteen performs "follow that dream"

wRITTEN BY ben weisman 

 "tHE MAD PROFESSOR"

BENJAMIN WEISMAN 

Ben Weisman's place in the pantheon of great American songwriters will never be duplicated or surpassed. Weisman has the rare honor of being listed in the musical history books as the NUMBER ONE Elvis Presley songwriter of all time.  

The King recorded FIFTY SEVEN of Ben Weisman's compositions during a fifteen year run of massive worldwide hits.   Weisman was a genius capable of fashioning songs that fit Elvis like a glove across a wide span of musical genres

Weisman, "My friendship with Elvis developed during the studio sessions in Hollywood, to which I was always invited to attend. Since they copied my demos note-for-note, Elvis liked to have me around in case there were any problems.

He had a great sense of humor, and used to call me the 'Mad Professor'. He made the sessions fun.  I really loved him, he was a wonderful man"

 

THE JUKEBOX OF HITS

14 of the 57 songs

I Got Lucky 

Follow That Dream 

Crawfish

Change Of Habit

Got A Lot A Livin To Do

As Long As I Have You 

Pocketful of Rainbows

Moonlight Swim

Rock A Hula Baby

Rubberneckin'

Clambake

Don't Ask Me Why

Do The Clam

Slowly But Surely