I Need Your Love Tonight

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"I Need Your Love Tonight"
Single by Elvis Presley
from the album 50,000,000 Elvis Fans Can't Be Wrong
A-side"A Fool Such as I"
ReleasedMarch 10, 1959
Format7", 45 rpm vinyl
RecordedJune 10, 1958, RCA Studios, Nashville, Tennessee
GenreRock and roll
LabelRCA Victor
Songwriter(s)Sid Wayne, Bix Reichner
Elvis Presley singles chronology
"One Night"
"I Need Your Love Tonight"
"A Big Hunk o' Love"

"I Need Your Love Tonight" is a song recorded by Elvis Presley and released as a single written by Sid Wayne and Bix Reichner.[1] It was published by Elvis Presley's company Gladys Music, Inc.


Elvis Presley recorded the song on June 10, 1958, in RCA Studios, Nashville, Tennessee.[2] It was the second of several single releases recorded at a final session conducted just prior to Presley leaving the US for Germany to serve in the United States Army; he would not return to a recording studio until the spring of 1960.

The song reached number four on the Billboard pop singles chart in 1959.[3] Released as a double A-side with "A Fool Such as I", the song reached No. 1 in the UK Singles Chart in May 1959 for five weeks.[1]

In popular culture[edit]

In 1985, Alvin and the Chipmunks recorded a version titled "I Need That Gold Tonight" for international versions of the Alvin and the Chipmunks episode "The Gold of My Dreams".


  1. ^ a b Rice, Jo (1982). The Guinness Book of 500 Number One Hits (1st ed.). Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness Superlatives Ltd. p. 43. ISBN 0-85112-250-7.
  2. ^ "I Need Your Love Tonight : by Elvis Presley : Elvis Australia : Official Elvis Presley Fan Club". Lyrics.elvispresley.com.au. Retrieved 2014-04-04.
  3. ^ "Sitemap". Elvis.com. Archived from the original on 2014-04-07. Retrieved 2014-04-04.

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