Home » Arts & Entertainment » Music & Audio » In 1993 the US postal service issued a commemorative postage stamp honoring Elvis Presley’s 58th birthday. Fans mailed envelopes with first-day issues of the stamp to fictitious addresses so that they would receive their letters back, marked with the words “return to sender”.

In 1993 the US postal service issued a commemorative postage stamp honoring Elvis Presley’s 58th birthday. Fans mailed envelopes with first-day issues of the stamp to fictitious addresses so that they would receive their letters back, marked with the words “return to sender”.

Return to Sender (song)

“Return to Sender” is song recorded by American singer Elvis Presley and performed in the film Girls! Girls! Girls!. The song was written by Winfield Scott and Otis Blackwell to suit Presley’s rock and roll musical style, in which the singer laments his relationship with a spiteful partner. The song released on September 5, 1962, and published by Elvis Presley Music, becoming a commercial hit and receiving praise for its lyricism and melody.

The song peaked at number one on the UK Singles Chart, and was the UK Christmas number one of 1962. It was also the first Christmas number one in the Irish Singles Chart. In the United States, “Return to Sender” reached #2 on the American Billboard singles chart, kept out of the top spot by The Four… Continue Reading (5 minute read)

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