Elvis Presley Videos

This is the song that, according to Priscilla, Elvis pours all his heart out in its performance.

“If I Can Dream” is a powerful song that was recorded by Elvis Presley in 1968. The song was written by Walter Earl Brown and was Elvis’s response to the tumultuous events of the time, including the assassinations of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy.

The song begins with a spoken-word introduction by Elvis, where he expresses his hope for a world without hatred, prejudice, and discrimination. It then transitions into a dynamic performance by Elvis, backed by a full orchestra and choir.

The lyrics of “If I Can Dream” speak to the struggles of the time, with lines such as “We’re trapped in a world that’s troubled, with pain and injustice on every side.” However, the song also offers hope, with lyrics like “There must be peace and understanding sometime.”

The song became an instant hit, with its message of unity and hope resonating with audiences around the world. It has been covered by various artists over the years, including Celine Dion, Barry Manilow and Michael Buble.

The success of “If I Can Dream” led to Elvis’s famous 1968 Comeback Special, which cemented his place as one of the greatest performers in music history. The song remains a powerful and inspiring anthem that continues to inspire people to work towards a better and more peaceful world.

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button