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Stuck on You

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Words & Music: Aaron Schroeder/ J. Leslie McFarland
You can shake an apple off an apple tree
Shake-a, shake- sugar,
But you'll never shake me
Uh-uh-uh
No-sir-ee, uh, uh
I'm gonna stick like glue,
Stick because I'm
Stuck on you

Gonna run my fingers thru your long black hair
Squeeze you tighter than a grizzly bear
Uh-uh-uh,
Yes-sir-ee, uh, uh
I'm gonna stick like glue
Stick, because I'm
Stuck on you

Hide in the kitchen, hide in the hall
Ain't gonna do you no good at all
'Cause once I catch ya and the kissin' starts
A team o' wild horses couldn't tear us apart

Try to take a tiger from his daddy's side
That's how love is gonna keep us tied
Uh-uh-uh
Yes-sir-ee, uh,uh
I'm gonna stick like glue
Stick, because I'm
Stuck on you
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Recorded: 1960/03/20, first released on single

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sugartummy (profilecontact) wrote on May 13, 2013report abuse
I love this song, although Elvis hated it. Leslie McFarland is supposed to be a real character. Totally the opposite off Aaron Schroeder. I think it's better than All shook up, although it's clearly based on it.
ElvisSacramento (profilecontact) wrote on Oct 28, 2012report abuse
This is such a fabulous and fun song and it rightfully was a #1 hit for Elvis here in the United States back in 1960. It's one of seventeen songs that Elvis recorded that was written by Aaron Schroeder.
Steve V (profilecontact) wrote on Nov 11, 2009report abuse
This was the perfect choice for his first single back from the Army. A rocker similar to All Shook Up with an infectious beat but a bit lighter and as someone said, the music scene had become lighter. So here we have a bit of the old Elvis and the new Elvis, a perfect blend for a great pop/rock record. The only better choice may have been Girl Of My Best Friend which was really the type of song riding the radio at the time. I was glad it was Stuck On You.
derekd (profilecontact) wrote on Nov 11, 2009report abuse
Stuck on You being the 1st single after Elvis's return from the army was always going to be a big hit. Of course, better was to follow. Looking back at the other recordings around that time I think a better choice would have been 'Like a Baby' c/w Soldier Boy.
Deano1 (profilecontact) wrote on Nov 11, 2009report abuse
Elvis' first release out of the army was this nice, but tame rocker. A rock and roll song with no real edge to it, along the lines of "All Shook Up". This is not a knock against this type of song, but it pales as a rock and roll song when compared to "Little Sister", "Santa Claus Is Back In Town", "Jailhouse Rock", "A Big Hunk O' Love", etc. It should be noted that "Stuck On You" was by far the closest thing to rock and roll to hit number one in 1960. Since his number one hit "A Big Hunk O' Love" in the summer of 1959, the number one hits had been songs like "Mack the Knife", "El Paso", "Teen Angel", "Theme From A Summer Place". Elvis did not abandon rock and roll after the army, the record buying public did.
Great Dane (profilecontact) wrote on Nov 11, 2009report abuse
I like this one,i prefer all of his 1960 material above his 50's,this sounds fresh.
My boy, my boy (profilecontact) wrote on Nov 11, 2009report abuse
Pretty hard to sing...but with his vocal range Elvis could do no wrong delivering this classic !
old shep (profilecontact) wrote on Nov 11, 2009report abuse
I remember being disappointed when this was released as Elvis' coming home single back in 1960. It was obviously going to be a huge hit but it seemed tame in comparison to One Night, A Big Hunk o' Love and I need Your Love Tonight. Fairly mediocre really.
Lex (profilecontact) wrote on Jun 3, 2009report abuse
The comeback from the army could hardly be done with a better single than this one! The King at his best.

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