24: Return To Sender

NeilTop 30 - Songs by Elvis Presley

Entered Top 40s: 22 December 1962
Entry Point: 29
Highest Chart: 2
Weeks In: 19
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In contrast to yesterday’s song, this song comes from the early 1960’s and displays that naivety that evident in Elvis’ earlier work. Like many of his other songs of that era, this song was taken from the soundtrack of one of his movie, Girls, Girls, Girls. For those of us who are unfamiliar with the US postal service in the early 1960’s, “no such zone” relates to postal zones that used to be in existence for the current ZIP code system and “Special D” was short for Special Delivery. The things you learn …