Promised Land is a 1975 album by Elvis Presley on RCA Records. It was recorded in December 1973 at Stax Records studios in Memphis and released on Presley’s 40th birthday. The material was the second pick from the December 1973 session as the songs considered strongest had been issued on Good Times. The title track, a cover of a 1965 hit by Chuck Berry, was issued as a single and hit number 14 on the Billboard Hot 100 and the UK top ten, the flip side “Its Midnight” reached 9 on the Country Charts. Another hit single from the album was “If You Talk in Your Sleep” reaching 17 on the Billboard Hot 100. In the US the album only reached number 47 on the Billboards Top LP’s chart, but reached 1 in the Billboards Top Country Lp’s chart. The album also reached 1 in the Country Cashbox albums chart. In the UK the album reached a 21 position. In 2011, the FTD (Follow That Dream) collectors label released an expanded, 48-track version of the album including outtakes.
[Dedicated to H.K.]