Welcome to My World (Elvis Presley album)

Welcome to My World
Compilation album by Elvis Presley
Released March 1977
Genre Country/Pop/rock
Length 27:32
Label RCA Records
Elvis Presley chronology
From Elvis Presley Boulevard, Memphis, Tennessee
Welcome to My World
Moody Blue

Welcome to My World was the title of a compilation album by Elvis Presley that was released by RCA Records in early 1977, just months before his death. According to Elvis: The Illustrated Record by Roy Carr and Mick Farren, all but one track on this album had been previously released. That track is "I Can't Stop Loving You", recorded during the afternoon performance at Madison Square Garden on June 10, 1972;[1] the remainder of the concert remained unreleased until the 1990s when it was issued as An Afternoon in the Garden.[2] Welcome to My World was certified gold on September 30, 1977 and platinum on January 14, 1983 by the RIAA.[3] One track, Your Cheatin' Heart, dated back 19 years.

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Track listing

Side one
No.TitleWriter(s)Recording dateLength
1."Welcome to My World" (live)Ray Winkler and John HathcockJanuary 14, 19731:57
2."Help Me Make It Through the Night"  Kris KristoffersonMay 17-21, 19712:45
3."Release Me (And Let Me Love Again)" (live)Dub Williams (Eddie Miller, Robert Yount, and James Pebworth)February 18, 19702:56
4."I Really Don't Want to Know"  Don RobertsonJune 6-8, 19702:44
5."For the Good Times" (live)Kris KristoffersonJune 10, 19723:07
Side two
No.TitleWriter(s)Recording dateLength
1."Make the World Go Away" (live)Hank CochranJune 6-8, 19703:33
2."Gentle on My Mind"  John HartfordJanuary 14, 19693:21
3."I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry" (live)Hank WilliamsJanuary 14, 19732:01
4."Your Cheatin' Heart"  Hank WilliamsFebruary 1, 19582:26
5."I Can't Stop Loving You" (live; previously unreleased)Don GibsonJune 10, 19722:22


Region Provider Certification(s)
United States RIAA Platinum


  1. Carr, Roy; Farren, Mick (1982). Elvis: The Illustrated Record. Harmony Books. p. 164. ISBN 0-517-53979-9.
  2. An Afternoon in the Garden at AllMusic
  3. "Searchable database". RIAA. 2015. Retrieved January 14, 2015. Note: Go to advanced search and add in "Presley, Elvis" (artist) and "Welcome to My World" (album title)
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