Top Ten Songs from Elvis Presley’s Films

Today marks what would have been Elvis Presley’s 78th birthday. While his life was tragically cut short, his body of work was quite impressive. His discography includes 22 studio albums, 6 live albums and 13 compilations and he scored 18 number one hits. He also had an active film career and appeared in 31 feature length musicals. Here are the Top Ten songs from Elvis Presley’s films:

10.  Puppet on a String – No. 14 – from Girl Happy (1965)

 

9.    Kissin’ Cousins - No. 12 – from Kissin’ Cousins (1964)

 

8.    One Broken Heart for Sale  – No. 11  – from It Happened at the Worlds Fair (1963)

 

7.    Bossa Nova Baby – No. 8 – from Fun in Acapulco (1963)

 

6.    Cant Help Falling in Love – No. 2 – from his biggest selling soundtrack and biggest film hit Blue Hawaii (1961)

 

5.    Return to Sender – No. 2 for 5 weeks – from Girls Girls Girls (1962)

 

4.    Hard Headed Woman – No. 1 for 1 week – from King Creole, considered his finest film (1958)

 

3.    Love Me Tender – No. 1 for 5 weeks – from his first film Love Me Tender (1956), originally titled The Reno Brothers

 

2.    Teddy Bear  - No. 1 for 7 weeks – from Loving You (1957)

 

1.    Jailhouse Rock – No. 1 for 7 weeks – from Jailhouse Rock (1957)

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