Top Song 50 Years Ago; #21

The next song to hit the top of the music charts in 1962 is “Return to Sender” by Elvis. The song was written by Winfield Scott and Otis Blackwell. It was also featured in the Elvis movie Girls! Girls! Girls!  That is the movie in which Elvis is a fishing guide in Hawaii and longs to own a boat.

The song went to the number one spot on the Cash Box chart for only one week (Dec. 9 – 15). On the Billboard chart it only made it to the number 2 spot but for 3 weeks (Nov. 25 – Dec 15).

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