Category: Lyrics

Lyrics: Burning Love by Elvis Presley

Elvis sings about the feeling of lust in a very poetic way in this song, describing it as a “hunk of burnin’ love.” There’s nothing trashy about this natural human emotion here. Because “your sweet kisses lift me higher, like the sweet song of a choir.” Long live the King! Lord Almighty I feel my ...

Lyrics: Heartbreak Hotel by Elvis Presley

There is a Lonely Street in Spartanburg, South Carolina and Soldotna, Alaska. If you want to stay at the Heartbreak Hotel, however, you’ve got to go to Australia, way, way, way down at the end of Lonely Street, assuming you can drive across the Pacific Ocean! Well, since my baby left me Well, I found ...

Lyrics: Viva Las Vegas by Elvis Presley

There’s a whole lot to do in Las Vegas. It’s a shame there’s only 24 hours in a day. This is a timeless ode to the grit you need to bring to having a good time in a place with so many temptations. Even if you wake up with all your money spent, you have ...

Lyrics: Hound Dog by Elvis Presley

Everybody knows somebody like this, somebody who’s crying all of the time. Hound dogs are known for howling. People who act like hound dogs cry and whine. The person whom Elvis sings of in this song is especially pathetic because he’s never caught a rabbit. He’s even pathetic for a dog. Classic. Hound Dog by ...

Lyrics: Kentucky Rain by Elvis Presley

Oh, that cold Kentucky Rain (and thunder and lightning)! Seven lonely days And a dozen towns ago I reached out one night And you were gone Don’t know why you’d run, What you’re running to or from All I know is I want to bring you home So I’m walking in the rain, Thumbing for ...

Lyrics: Jailhouse Rock by Elvis Presley

This is a great song from the early Elvis period. The warden threw a party in the county jail. The prison band was there and they began to wail. The band was jumpin’ and the joint began to swing. You should’ve heard those knocked out jailbirds sing. Let’s rock, everybody, let’s rock. Everybody in the ...

Lyrics: Can’t Help Falling In Love With You by Elvis Presley

A staple at weddings, this is one of the most romantic songs ever. This video shows Elvis at his best from his mid-career. Wise men say Only fools rush in But I can’t help falling in love with you Shall I stay? Would it be a sin If I can’t help falling in love with ...