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“Love Me Tender” is a classic love song recorded by Elvis Presley. Here are some details about the song:
Title: Love Me Tender
Artist: Elvis Presley
Songwriters: “Love Me Tender” was adapted from the American Civil War song “Aura Lee,” with lyrics by Ken Darby. Elvis Presley received co-writing credit due to contractual obligations with his music publisher.
Release Date: The song was recorded in August 1956 and released as a single in September 1956. It was also featured in the movie of the same name, “Love Me Tender,” which marked Elvis Presley’s acting debut.
Genre: “Love Me Tender” falls into the genres of pop and ballad.
Lyrics Excerpt: Love me tender, love me sweet Never let me go You have made my life complete And I love you so
Significance: “Love Me Tender” is one of Elvis Presley’s most iconic and enduring songs. It was originally written as a ballad but was adapted for Elvis’s signature style, featuring his smooth, crooning vocals. The song became an instant hit and reached No. 1 on the Billboard charts.
The song is known for its romantic and tender lyrics, expressing deep affection and love. It has been used in various films, TV shows, and commercials over the years and is often played at weddings and other romantic occasions.
Elvis Presley’s rendition of “Love Me Tender” is considered a timeless classic and remains a beloved song in his vast catalog. It has been covered by numerous artists and continues to be a symbol of love and romance in popular music.
love me sweet,
never let me go.
You have made my life complete,
and I love you so.Love me tender,
love me true,
all my dreams fulfilled.
For my darlin’ I love you,
and I always will.Love me tender,
love me long,
take me to your heart.
For it’s there that I belong,
and we’ll never part.
Love me tender,
love me dear,
tell me you are mine.
I’ll be yours through all the years,
till the end of time.
(When at last my dreams come true
Darling this I know
Happiness will follow you
Everywhere you go).