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Elvis Presley

Return To Sender

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  • 1962
  • 1963
  • 1960
  • 1956
  • 1957

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“Return to Sender” is a 1962 rock and roll hit single recorded by American singer Elvis Presley and published by Elvis Presley Music. The song was written by Winfield Scott and Otis Blackwell. Recorded on March 27, 1962, at Radio Recorders in Hollywood, it is about a man mailing a letter to his girlfriend after an argument. She continually writes “return to sender” and while he keeps receiving the letter with various reasons for returning to sender, including “address unknown” and “no such person”. He keeps mailing letters, refusing to believe the relationship is over. Elvis performed “Return to Sender” in the film Girls! Girls! Girls!. The song peaked at number 1 on the United Kingdom music charts, and number 2 on the American Billboard singles chart, but reached... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Return to sender, address unknown ... No such number, no such zone ... She wrote upon it

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More songs by Elvis Presley (See Charts): The Promised Land, Danny Boy, Milk Cow, Bridge Over Troubled Water, It'S Only Love, True Love Travels On A Gravel Road, Baby, What You Want Me To Do, I Need Your Love Tonight, You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me, and Good Time Charlie'S Got The Blues.

Popular in Rock And Roll (See Charts): Come Together, Suspicious Minds, Hound Dog, Surf City, Lola, I Feel Fine, The Young Ones, The Girl Of My Best Friend, Oh! Darling, and You Never Give Me Your Money.


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