Return To Sender free piano sheet music by Elvis Presley
About the song
"Return to Sender" is a hit single performed by the legendary American singer Elvis Presley.
It's written by Otis Blackwell and Winfield Scott. Otis Blackwell, an african-american songwriter, singer and pianist, had also written "Don’t be cruel" and "All shook up" for Elvis.
The song "Return to sender" was recorded on March 27th, 1962 and released on September 5th, 1962.
It reached number 1 on the UK Singles Chart, number 2 on the American Billboard Singles chart and number 5 on the R&B chart.
The single is part of Elvis Presley’s’ sixteenth album "Girls, Girls, Girls" and belongs to the soul, pop genre. It was performed in the American musical comedy "Girls, Girls, Girls" starring Elvis Presley.
"Return to sender" is a song about a man who sends a letter to his girlfriend after a quarrel. After receiving it, she writes "return to sender" on it , without even reading it, and sends it back to him.
He can’t accept the fact that the relationship is over and decides:
"This time I'm gonna take it myself and put it right in her hand and if it comes back the very next day, then I'll understand".
The line "no suchzone" refers to the old "postal zones" that eventually were replaced by ZIP Codes. In 1993, the U.S Postal Service launched a stamp commemorating Elvis, on the day that he would have turned 58 years old.
On the song "Return to sender" , The Jordanaires, were the backing singers for Elvis Presley. This group, formed in 1948, had also performed as backing singers for well-known musicians like Ricky Nelson, Johnny Cash and Ringo Starr.
Few know that Elvis had a twin brother, Jesse, who unfortunately was born dead, leaving him to be raised as an only child. Elvis Presley began his singing career in 1954, in Memphis and performed in 31 successful movies, starting with "Love me tender".
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|Writers:||Winfield Scott and Otis Blackwell|
|Released:||September 5, 1962|
|Featured:||Girls! Girls! Girls! film|
|Genre:||Rock and roll|