7 October 2010 0 Comments

280/365 Songs: Love me tender – Elvis Presley

365songs-octoberOn September 9th 1956 Elvis Presley performed a new song on the Ed Sullivan Show, just before it was due to be released and a month before the launch of the film. Love me tender was based on the melody of the 1861 Civil War ballad Aura Lee, and the following day over 1 million advance orders were received by RCA! I hope you enjoy my performance!

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