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A Big Hunk O' Love (ver. 1) by Aaron Schroeder - Piano Sheets and Free Sheet Music

  
About the Song
"A Big Hunk o' Love", a song sung by Elvis Presley, was recorded on June 10, 1958 in RCA's Nashville, Tennessee studio, while Presley was on leave from the U.S. Army. It was released as a single A-side on June 23, 1959. Its B-side was "My Wish Came True". It was Presley's twelfth number-one hit, and it reached number four in the United Kingdom. The song was recorded in four takes, the released version is actually spliced from takes three and four. The song was revived by Presley in 1972 during his engagements at the Las Vegas Hilton in February 1972 and was used in his live shows until mid 1973. It was performed live for the last time on January 26, 1974. The song is included in the 1972 documentary Elvis On Tour and his 1973 show broadcast via satellite, Aloha from Hawaii. During this time period, it was played by the Elvis' TCB Band, and featured Glen D. Hardin and James Burton. Aaron Schroeder.    Download this sheet!
About the Artist
Aaron Schroeder born on September 7, 1926 in Brooklyn, New York. USA is a songwriter and music publisher. Having become an ASCAP member in 1948, Schroeder's first success, At a Sidewalk Penny Arcade was one of the songs to introduce Rosemary Clooney as a solo recording artist. He proceeded to write more that 1500 songs seeking the varied talent of many collaborators. What followed is a broad list of hits by some of the world's greatest stars: "A Big Hunk o' Love", a song sung by Elvis Presley, was recorded on June 10, 1958 in RCA's Nashville, Tennessee studio, while Presley was on leave from the U.S. Army. It was released as a single A-side on June 23, 1959. Its B-side was "My Wish Came True". It was Presley's twelfth number-one hit, and it reached number four in the United Kingdom. The song was recorded in four takes, the released version is actually spliced from takes three and four. The song was revived by Presley in 1972 during his engagements at the Las Vegas Hilton in February 1972 and was used in his live shows until mid 1973. It was performed live for the last time on January 26, 1974. The song is included in the 1972 documentary Elvis On.
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