Surrender (Elvis Presley song)

This article is about the song by Elvis Presley. For other uses, see Surrender.
Single by Elvis Presley
B-side "Lonely Man"
Released 7 February 1961
Format 7", 45rpm
Recorded 30 October 1960
Genre Pop
Length 1:52
Writer(s) Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman, Ernesto De Curtis
Elvis Presley singles chronology
"Are You Lonesome Tonight?"
(US, 1960)
"Wooden Heart"
(UK, 1961)
"I Feel So Bad"

"Surrender" is a #1 song recorded by Elvis Presley and published by Elvis Presley Music in 1961. It is an adaptation by Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman of the music of a 1902 Neapolitan ballad by Giambattista and Ernesto de Curtis entitled "Torna a Surriento" ("Come Back to Sorrento"). It hit number one in the US and UK in 1961 and eventually became one of the best selling singles of all time. This was one of 25 songs Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman wrote for Presley.[1][2] It has been recorded by many other artists.



Chart (1961-2005) Peak
Eurochart Hot 100 Singles[3] 8
France (SNEP)[4] 92
Germany (Official German Charts)[5] 6
Ireland (IRMA)[6] 25
Italy (Musica e dischi)[7] 2
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[8] 20
Norway (VG-lista)[9] 2
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[10] 1
US Billboard Hot 100[11] 1


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