True Love Travels on a Gravel Road

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"True Love Travels on a Gravel Road"
Single by Duane Dee
B-side "Have a Little Faith"
Released November 1968
Genre Country music
Length2:26
Label Capitol
Songwriter(s) Dallas Frazier, A.L. Owens
Producer(s) Kelso Herston
Duane Dee singles chronology
"We're the Kind of People (That Make the Jukebox Play)"
(1968)
"True Love Travels on a Gravel Road"
(1968)
"Blessed Are the Poor"
(1969)

True Love Travels on a Gravel Road is a song written by the Frazier-Owens songwriting team and popularized by Elvis Presley. It was originally recorded by Duane Dee in 1968, and was a very minor hit, reaching #58 on the country charts. Elvis recorded the song on 17 February 1969 at American Sound Studios in Memphis. [1] He also performed the song at the International Hotel in the Las Vegas Valley on January 26, 1970. [2] It appears on From Elvis in Memphis , as well as a number of compilations; The Memphis Record, The Memphis 1969 Anthology: Suspicious Minds, and From Nashville to Memphis: The Essential '60s Masters.

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