Elvis Presley’s Greatest Hits: The Undisputed “King of Rock and Roll”

Hey there, all you rock and roll enthusiasts out there! Today, we’re going to dive deep into the world of music greatness, and you know we can’t do that without talking about the one and only Elvis Presley – the undisputed “King of Rock and Roll! This man’s got it all – charisma, style, and a voice that’s stood the test of time. So, without further ado, let’s dive into Top 40 Weekly’s top songs (based on the Nolan Method) of Elvis Presley. Are you ready to groove to some timeless tunes? Let’s kick things off with Elvis’s biggest Top 40 Songs that’ll make you want to dance and sing along!

Biggest Top 40 Hits

1) It’s Now or Never (#1 for 5 weeks) 1960

This one’s a classic that you just can’t resist swaying to. With its romantic vibe and Elvis’s velvety voice, “It’s Now or Never” has stolen the hearts of millions. No wonder it rocked the charts for a solid 5 weeks! If you’re in the mood for some timeless love serenade, this is the jam for you.

2) Are You Lonesome Tonight? (#1 for 6 weeks) 1960

“Are You Lonesome Tonight?” – a ballad that can make even the toughest hearts melt like butter. Elvis’s emotional delivery strikes a chord with listeners; no wonder it topped the charts for a whopping 6 weeks! So if you’re feeling a little sentimental and nostalgic, just hit play and let the magic unfold.

3) Return to Sender (#2) 1963

“Return to Sender” may have taken the second spot on the charts, but it sure has a first-place spot in our hearts. This toe-tapping tune showcases Elvis’s playful side and is a blast to listen to. So if you’re in the mood for some groovy beats and a sprinkle of Elvis charm, this song’s got your name written all over it.

4) Stuck on You (#1 for 4 weeks) 1960

Feeling the love in the air? Well, you will be after listening to “Stuck on You”! This up-tempo track captures the essence of young and passionate love, and it’s no surprise it topped the charts for a solid 4 weeks. So come on, hit play, and let Elvis’s smooth vocals whisk you away to a land of romance and joy.

5) Surrender (#1 for 2 weeks) 1961

“Surrender” is a song about giving in to love’s embrace. With Elvis’s powerful vocals and catchy melody, this song quickly climbed the charts and reigned supreme for 2 weeks. If you’re in the mood for a passionate and soulful experience, this one’s a must-listen.

Elvis Presley’s Timeless Classics

These songs have etched their way into history, and they continue to be adored by fans, young and old. Here’s a trip down memory lane, sorted by the year of their initial release:


  • Heartbreak Hotel
  • I Was the One
  • Blue Suede Shoes
  • Don’t Be Cruel
  • Love Me Tender
  • I Want You, I Need You, I Love You
  • My Baby Left Me
  • Hound Dog
  • Love Me
  • Anyway You Want Me (That’s How I Will Be)
  • When My Blue Moon Turns to Gold Again
  • Old Shep
  • I Don’t Care If the Sun Don’t Shine
  • Paralyzed
  • Blue Moon


  • (Now and Then There’s) A Fool Such as I
  • I Need Your Love Tonight
  • A Big Hunk o’ Love
  • My Wish Came True


  • Lonely Man
  • Flaming Star
  • I Feel So Bad
  • Wild in the Country
  • Little Sister
  • (Marie’s the Name) His Latest Flame
  • Can’t Help Falling in Love
  • Rock-a-Hula Baby (“Twist” Special)


  • One Broken Heart for Sale
  • They Remind Me Too Much of You
  • (You’re the) Devil in Disguise
  • Witchcraft
  • Bossa Nova Baby


  • Do the Clam
  • Crying in the Chapel
  • (Such an) Easy Question
  • It Feels So Right
  • I’m Yours
  • Puppet on a String
  • Tickle Me


  • Indescribably Blue
  • Long Legged Girl (With the Short Dress On)
  • That’s Someone You Never Forget
  • There’s Always Me
  • Judy
  • Big Boss Man
  • You Don’t Know Me


  • Memories
  • In the Ghetto
  • Clean Up Your Own Back Yard
  • Suspicious Minds
  • Don’t Cry Daddy / Rubberneckin’


  • Kentucky Rain
  • The Wonder of You / Mama Liked the Roses
  • I’ve Lost You / The Next Step Is Love
  • You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me / Patch It Up
  • I Really Don’t Want to Know / There Goes My Everything


  • Steamroller Blues / Fool
  • Raised on Rock / For Ol’ Times Sake


  • I’ve Got a Thing About You Baby / Take Good Care of Her
  • If You Talk in Your Sleep
  • Promised Land


  • Hurt / For the Heart


  • (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear
  • All Shook Up
  • Jailhouse Rock
  • Treat Me Nice
  • Loving You
  • Playing for Keeps
  • (There’ll Be) Peace in the Valley (For Me)
  • That’s When Your Heartaches Begin


  • Don’t
  • Don’t Ask Me Why
  • I Beg of You
  • Wear My Ring Around Your Neck
  • Doncha’ Think It’s Time
  • Hard Headed Woman
  • I Got Stung
  • One Night


  • Fame and Fortune
  • A Mess of Blues
  • I Gotta Know


  • Good Luck Charm
  • She’s Not You
  • Follow That Dream
  • King of the Whole Wide World
  • Anything That’s Part of You
  • Just Tell Her Jim Said Hello
  • Where Do You Come From


  • Kissin’ Cousins
  • It Hurts Me
  • Kiss Me Quick
  • Viva Las Vegas
  • Ask Me
  • Such a Night
  • Ain’t That Loving You Baby
  • What’d I Say


  • Tell Me Why
  • Blue River
  • Frankie and Johnny
  • Please Don’t Stop Loving Me
  • Love Letters
  • Spinout
  • All That I Am


  • Guitar Man
  • Stay Away
  • U.S. Male
  • You’ll Never Walk Alone
  • Let Yourself Go
  • Your Time Hasn’t Come Yet, Baby
  • Almost in Love
  • A Little Less Conversation
  • If I Can Dream


  • Where Did They Go, Lord / Rags to Riches
  • Life / Only Believe
  • I’m Leavin’
  • It’s Only Love


  • Until It’s Time for You to Go
  • An American Trilogy (Dixie / Battle Hymn of the Republic / All My Trials)
  • Burning Love
  • Separate Ways


  • My Boy
  • T-R-O-U-B-L-E
  • Bringing It Back


  • Moody Blue / She Thinks I Still Care
  • Way Down
  • My Way