About The Song
– “Love Letters” is a 1945 popular song with lyrics by Edward Heyman and music by Victor Young. The song appeared, without lyrics, in the movie of the same name performed by Dick Haymes, and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Song in 1945 but lost out to “It Might as Well Be Spring”.
– Elvis Presley recorded his version of “Love Letters” on May 26, 1966. Just over a week later on June 8, 1966, RCA released the song as a single b/w “Come What May” with the Jordanaires. “Love Letters” peaked at No. 19 on the Billboard Hot 100 on July 22, 1966. It was on the chart for just 7 weeks.
🎵 Let’s sing along with the lyrics! 🎤
Love letters straight from your heartKeep us so near while apart I’m not alone in the night When I can have all the love you write
I memorize every line I kiss the name that you sign And darling, then, I read again right from the start, ooh, yes Love letters straight all the way from your heart
I memorize every line I kiss the name I kiss the name that you sign And darling, then, I read again right from the start, ooh Love letters straight all the way from your heart Ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh, ooh, ooh