40 Best Songs by Elvis Presley That You Need To Listen

Best Songs by Elvis Presley

Looking for some mesmerizing songs by Elvis Presley? This is where you will find the best music ever made by Elvis. For our love for the legend, we have curated a list of the best songs by Elvis Presley.

Elvis Presley is an American icon who ushered in a music revolution that triggered a global culture transformation. He became to be known as the king and controversially gave birth to rock and roll in the era of conformity. Through his art, Elvis opened the door of black musicians and sparked tolerance for open sexuality. By the time Elvis died in 1977, he had starred in over 30 Hollywood movies and reinvented himself in LA. To this day, Elvis remains to be the most influential figure in American music and culture.

Top Ten Best Songs by Elvis Presley are: 

Songs Chart Position
Elvis Presley – “All Shook Up” (1957)US Billboard Top 100 (1957)Position: 1
Elvis Presley – “Jailhouse Rock” (1957)US Billboard Hot 100 (1957-1958)Position: 1
Elvis Presley – “It’s Now Or Never” (1960)US Billboard Hot 100 (1960-61)Position: 1
Elvis Presley – “Don’t Be Cruel” (1956)US Billboard Top 100 Singles (1960)Position: 11
Elvis Presley – “Can’t Help Falling In Love” (1961)US Billboard Hot 100 (1962)Position: 2
Elvis Presley – “Heartbreak Hotel” (1956)US Billboard Top 100 (1956)Position: 1
Elvis Presley – “(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear” (1957)US Billboard Top 100 (1957)Position: 1
Elvis Presley – “Are You Lonesome Tonight?” (1960)US Billboard Hot 100 (1960-61)Position: 1
Elvis Presley – “Love Me Tender” (1956)US Billboard Hot 100 (1956)Position: 1
Elvis Presley – “Burning Love” (1972)U.S. Billboard Hot 100 (1972)Position: 2

Below, in the article, you will find the list of the best 40 songs by Elvis Presley. If you are new to his songs, let me tell you that you are here for a giant feast. Prepare yourself to get into the revolution of Elvis Presley. 

40 Lengendary songs by Elvis Presley

  • Elvis Presley – “All Shook Up” (1957)
  • Elvis Presley – “Jailhouse Rock” (1957)
  • Elvis Presley – “It’s Now Or Never” (1960)
  • Elvis Presley – “Don’t Be Cruel” (1956)

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  • Elvis Presley – “Can’t Help Falling In Love” (1961)
  • Elvis Presley – “Heartbreak Hotel” (1956)
  • Elvis Presley – “(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear” (1957)
  • Elvis Presley – “Are You Lonesome Tonight?” (1960)
  • Elvis Presley – “Love Me Tender” (1956)
  • Elvis Presley – “Burning Love” (1972)
  • Elvis Presley – “Blue Suede Shoes” (1956)
  • Elvis Presley – “Memories” (1969)

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  • Elvis Presley – “One Night” (1958)
  • Elvis Presley – “Hound Dog” (1956)
  • Elvis Presley – “Guitar Man” (1968)
  • Elvis Presley – “Hard Headed Woman” (1958)
  • Elvis Presley – “Crying In The Chapel” (1965)
  • Elvis Presley – “Don’t Cry Daddy” (1969)
  • Elvis Presley – “Too Much” (1957)
  • Elvis Presley – “Little Sister” (1961)
  • Elvis Presley – “Suspicious Minds” (1969)
  • Elvis Presley – “Kentucky Rain” (1970)
  • Elvis Presley – “Steamroller Blues” (1973)
  • Elvis Presley – “She’s Not You” (1962)
  • Elvis Presley – “If I Can Dream” (1968)
  • Elvis Presley – “Stuck On You” (1960)
  • Elvis Presley – “It’s Midnight” (1974)

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  • Elvis Presley – “Fever” (1960)
  • Elvis Presley – “A Little Less Conversation” (1968)
  • Elvis Presley – “In The Ghetto” (1969)
  • Elvis Presley – “Separate Ways” (1972)
  • Elvis Presley – “Return To Sender” (1962)
  • Elvis Presley – “My Boy” (1975)
  • Elvis Presley – “Good Luck Charm” (1962)
  • Elvis Presley – “Way Down” (1977)
  • Elvis Presley – “Bossa Nova Baby” (1963)
  • Elvis Presley – “U.S. Male” (1968)
  • Elvis Presley – “Moody Blue” (1977)
  • Elvis Presley – “For The Heart” (1976)
  • Elvis Presley – “Always On My Mind” (1972)

Frequently Asked Questions

What was Elvis Presley’s biggest hit?

“Don’t Be Cruel” (1956) was the biggest hit in the US. Whereas, in the world, “Hound Dog” (1956) was the biggest hit. 

What was Elvis’s favorite song? 

“Don’t Be Cruel” was a big hit for Presley. And it was also a favorite of his to perform, mostly because of the reaction it elicited from fans. 

Who has more number 1 hits Elvis or the Beatles?

The Beatles and Elvis were the biggest rivals of their time. The Beatles may have been one of the most popular bands in the UK. However, there were times when Elvis songs have beaten them on the charts. 


These were some of the best songs by Elvis Presley. It is indeed very difficult to pick out the best among the legendary songs. Elvis was not just a singer. He was a creator, a creator who was meant to do great things. I hope this list helps you fall in love with Elvis. Do let us know in the comment section below, which song you liked the most. Stay Connected for more such content. 

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My name is Shivangi Gupta and I am a student of English Literature. I loved reading from a very young age and my fascination with stories and experiences is never-ending. Literature, for me, is not just stories but the life experiences and expectations of different people from time and beyond. I believe that literature brings an essence in the life of which, most people are unaware. Writing is not just a passion but a way of learning and swotting new things. I have been writing research papers for international journals since 2018. Covering topics from the old age cultures of the Anglo-Saxons to the goods and bad of the latest technology and gadgets.

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