Elvis had a whole orchestra in his voice
“Love Me” is a song originally recorded by Elvis Presley in 1956. In 1970, during one of his concerts in Las Vegas, Elvis performed a live version of the song and interacted with the audience throughout the performance.
As the song begins, Elvis addresses the audience, saying “I’d like to sing a song that I recorded a long time ago, but I never sang it on stage until just recently.” He then launches into the song, singing with his characteristic style and energy.
During the instrumental break, Elvis engages with the audience, asking “You like it?” and “You feel like singing tonight?” The crowd responds enthusiastically, shouting and clapping along with the music.
Elvis then continues singing, occasionally pausing to interact with the audience again, saying things like “Let’s hear it for the girls!” and “You all sound beautiful tonight!”
As the song draws to a close, Elvis encourages the audience to sing along with the chorus, saying “Come on, everybody!” The crowd responds with a loud and enthusiastic rendition of the song’s famous refrain, “Love me tender, love me true, all my dreams fulfill.”
The live performance of “Love Me” with its playful interaction with the audience is a testament to Elvis’s charisma and showmanship, and remains a beloved moment in his concert history.