Love Me Tender (song)

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"Love Me Tender"
Single by Elvis Presley
from the EP Love Me Tender
B-side"Any Way You Want Me"
ReleasedSeptember 28, 1956
RecordedAugust 24, 1956, 20th Century Fox Studios, Los Angeles, California
LabelRCA Victor
Songwriter(s)Music: George R. Poulton
Lyrics: Ken Darby (uncredited, credited to "Elvis Presley & Vera Matson")
  • Ernie Oelhrich
  • Thorne Norgar
Elvis Presley singles chronology
"Shake, Rattle and Roll / "Lawdy, Miss Clawdy"
"Love Me Tender" / "Any Way You Want Me"
"Too Much" / "Playing for Keeps"
"Love Me Tender"
Single by Richard Chamberlain
from the album Richard Chamberlain Sings
B-side"All I Do Is Dream of You"
LabelMGM Records
  • Elvis Presley
  • Vera Matson
Richard Chamberlain singles chronology
"Theme From Dr. Kildare (Three Stars Will Shine Tonight)"
"Love Me Tender"
"All I Have to Do Is Dream" / "Hi-Lili, Hi-Lo"

"Love Me Tender" is a 1956 song by Elvis Presley and is taken from the 1956 movie of the same name. It went number 1 in Canada and the United States, number 6 in Australia, number 10 in Austria and number 11 in the United Kingdom. It has been covered by numerous artists after its release.

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