Don’t Leave Me Now Chords and Lyrics – Elvis Presley

Recorded by Elvis Presley
written by Aaron Schroeder and Ben Weisman

Don’t Leave Me Now Chords

C                           C7     F
Don't leave me now now that I need you
            G7
How blue and lonely I'd be
                       C
If you should say we're through

G7             C          C7         F
Don't break my heart this heart that loves you
               G7
There'd just be nothing for me
                      C
If you should leave me now      

            F
What good is dreaming
                    C     F    C
If I must dream all alone  by myself
           D7                                G7
Without you darling my arms would just gather dust

Like a book on a shelf
               C         C7      F
Come fill these arms that long to hold you
                G7                                    C
Don't close your eyes to my plea oh don't you leave me now

Fun Facts About The Artist

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  • The sessions yielded eight songs, including a cover of Carl Perkins’ rockabilly anthem “Blue Suede Shoes”. In February, Presley’s “I Forgot to Remember to Forget”, a Sun recording initially released the previous August, reached the top of the Billboard country chart.Neal’s contract was terminated and, on March 2, Parker became Presley’s manager.
  • GM  filmed Presley in April 1972, this time for Elvis on Tour, which went on to win the Golden Globe Award for Best Documentary Film that year. His gospel album He Touched Me, released that month, would earn him his second Grammy Award, for Best Inspirational Performance. A 14-date tour commenced with an unprecedented four consecutive sold-out shows at New York’s Madison Square Garden.
  • The evening concert on July 10 was recorded and issued in LP form a week later. Elvis: As Recorded at Madison Square Garden became one of Presley’s biggest-selling albums. After the tour, the single “Burning Love” was released—Presley’s last top ten hit on the U.S. pop chart. “The most exciting single Elvis has made since ‘All Shook Up’”, wrote rock critic Robert Christgau. “Who else could make ‘It’s coming closer, the flames are now licking my body’ sound like an assignation with James Brown’s backup band?”.

About The Artist

Elvis Presley

Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977), also known simply as Elvis, was an American singer, musician and actor. He is regarded as one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century and is often referred to as the “King of Rock and Roll” or simply “the King”. His energized interpretations of songs and sexually provocative performance style, combined with a singularly potent mix of influences across color lines during a transformative era in race relations, led him to great success—and initial controversy.

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