Best Songs Ever

What’s your favorite song?
Random Song
Please enter a search term (min. 2 chars)
iTunes Charts
ø 4.6 at 13 votes
What’s your rating?

Elvis Presley

An American Trilogy

  • Country
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Gospel
  • Space
song from
  • 1970
  • 1972
  • 2002
  • 2011
  • 2012

“An American Trilogy” is a song arranged by country songwriter Mickey Newbury and made popular by Elvis Presley, who began including the song as part of his regular concert routine in the 1970s, thereby making the song a showstopper. It is a medley of three 19th century songs—“Dixie”, a blackface minstrel song that became the unofficial anthem of the Confederacy since the Civil War; “All My Trials”, originally a Bahamian lullaby, but closely related to African American spirituals, and well-known through folk music revivalists; and “The Battle Hymn of the Republic”, the marching song of the Union Army during the Civil War. Newbury’s first recorded the song on his 1971 album Frisco Mabel Joy, and the song featured prominently on his first concert album Live At... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Glory, glory hallelujah ... Look away, look away, look away dixieland

Current Rank: ...

Popularity on the Web


Most votes come from United States, Spain, and France.


More songs by Elvis Presley (See Charts): The Promised Land, Danny Boy, Almost In Love, You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me, Where Do You Come From, Memphis Tennessee, If I Were You, There Goes My Everything, I Washed My Hands In Muddy Water, and So Glad You'Re Mine.

Popular in Gospel (See Charts): Somebody To Love, Put Your Hand In The Hand, Miracle Of The Rosary, Crying In The Chapel, Amazing Grace (My Chains Are Gone), Gotta Serve Somebody, Oh Happy Day, I Believe In You, We Fall Down, and The Best In Me.


Use at most three hashtags in your comment to connect the song with a topic (i.e. #live or #workout). It must contain at least one letter. You can view a toplist for every tag.