This is the greatest Elvis song! He really is singing for someone he loves. This song will always be singularly Elvis’s
“Love Me Tender” is a song written by Ken Darby and originally sung by Elvis Presley for the 1956 film of the same name. The song became one of Presley’s most famous and beloved songs, and is often played at weddings and other romantic occasions.
The song is a simple ballad with a timeless melody and heartfelt lyrics. Presley’s tender vocals add a sense of longing and vulnerability to the song, making it a favorite of fans around the world.
In the film “Love Me Tender”, Presley plays a Confederate soldier who returns home after the Civil War to find that his love has married his brother. The song is sung in the film as a tender love ballad between Presley’s character and his love interest.
The success of the song led to it being released as a single and becoming a hit on the charts. It was Presley’s fifth number one hit on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, and helped solidify his status as a pop music icon.
In the years since its release, “Love Me Tender” has become a classic love song, covered by countless artists in a variety of genres. Its simple melody and heartfelt lyrics continue to resonate with listeners, making it a timeless piece of music that will be remembered for generations to come.