Young Dreams

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Words & Music: Martin Kalmanoff/ Aaron Schroeder
(Young dreams of love, young dreams of love)
Young dreams (Young dreams, young dreams)
My heart is filled with young dreams (dreams)
And I'm longing to
Share them all with you

In my eyes, (my eyes, my eyes)
Oh can't you see in my eyes (in eyes)
That you're the only one who
Can make my young dreams come true

I have young arms
That wanna hold you (hold you)
Hold you oh so tight
I have young lips (lips)
That want to kiss you (kiss you)
Kiss you morning noon and night
Take my hand (my hand my hand)
Oh darling take my hand (take hand)
And let me make you a part
Of all my young dreams of love

I have young arms
That wanna hold you (hold you)
Hold you oh so tight
I have young lips (lips)
That want to kiss you (kiss you)
Kiss you morning noon and night
Take my hand (my hand my hand)
Oh darling take my hand (take hand)
And let me make you a part
Of all my young dreams of love
A part of all of my young dreams of love
(Young dreams of love, young dreams of love)
Recorded: 1958/01/23, first released on EP

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sugartummy (profilecontact) wrote on Jul 7, 2013report abuse
An average song from my favourite Elvis movie. Not much interesting is going on with this song, other than the great performance Elvis deliveres. Without him, this song would have nothing to speak for it.
Gorse (profilecontact) wrote on Jan 9, 2013report abuse
Different from most of his songs released, his vocal capabilities were constantly improving. Suddenly coming closer to the microphone was a bit similar to Buddy Holly's Listen To Me which was equally impressive. Two years later the coarseness in his voice was quicky evaporating, which I think was a deliberate ploy by Elvis.
ElvisSacramento (profilecontact) wrote on Oct 27, 2012report abuse
This is such a spectacular song and it's from my favorite Elvis movie.
derekd (profilecontact) wrote on May 30, 2010report abuse
Here's a song / recording I really like, yet it's not one you hear about a that often. Elvis trying different tempo's in one recording. In 1958 he was still a trend setter. Another from the same Lp along these lines was Lover Doll.
Elvis Rimes (profilecontact) wrote on May 30, 2010report abuse
This is a truly great song but the backing singers do spoil things slightly for me. Awesome movie too.
Steve V (profilecontact) wrote on May 30, 2010report abuse
Great song, probably from Elvis' most diverse & challenging soundtrack. He was at the top of his game in 1958, there was no one even close. Sad, the Army interrupted and changed it all forever.
old shep (profilecontact) wrote on May 30, 2010report abuse
Great song from a really good soundtrack and film, why did it all go so wrong in the 1960s?
Deano1 (profilecontact) wrote on May 30, 2010report abuse
Solid four star ballad from the movie "King Creole" given the five star treatment by Elvis. His delivery of this song is impeccable as is most of his performaces on this soundtrack. Quite simply his best movie soundtrack with more than six songs.
Deke Rivers 6 (profilecontact) wrote on May 30, 2010report abuse
My reveiw of this song still stands today & always will. The people who ridicule Elvis should be made to sit down and watch this film, they would soon change their minds, if they didn't, they must be dead!
KingKreole (profilecontact) wrote on May 18, 2009report abuse
Great song, great movie, great soundtrack! This is just a really good track, and even if there'd been no movie and Elvis put this out as a single in 1958 (or any year in the 1950s) it would have been a hit.
sitdown68 (profilecontact) wrote on May 18, 2009report abuse
one of those great songs from his greatest fifites movie, an alltime favourite!
Pedro Nuno (profilecontact) wrote on May 18, 2009report abuse
Outstanding 50's ballad. Makes you want to be perpetually in love. Has such an emotional ending that I can listen to it over and over again!
Deke Rivers 6 (profilecontact) wrote on May 18, 2009report abuse
This is a very good song from an excellent film & soundtrack. "Oh can't you see in my eyes" love the way he sings this line. Never tire of this film & the songs,except maybe the School song lol 5 stars..nah, 10.
dgirl (profilecontact) wrote on May 4, 2009report abuse
Nice pop ballad with a real Elvis-style vocal as only he could do in the 50's. Even the average movie songs from the 50's were better than most of what was to come in the 60's movies.