Sadly, Elvis’s supervisor Colonel Parker made a requirement Dolly merely couldn’t settle for: “Colonel known as me the afternoon earlier than the session and stated ‘You do know we now have at the least half the publishing on any music that Elvis data?’ And I stated ‘No, I didn’t know that.’
“He stated, ‘Effectively it’s only a rule’. So I stated ‘Effectively it’s not my rule’”.
“And I cried all evening lengthy, ‘trigger I used to be so disillusioned. It wasn’t Elvis, I liked Elvis, and I’m certain he was as disillusioned as I used to be as a result of he had it labored up and able to go – I do know he liked that music.”
Even many years later, Dolly confessed the ache has by no means gone away.