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Elvis Presley made songs of many different varieties. A songwriter said he wanted the hit song he wrote for the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll to sound “guttural and sexy.” Subsequently, audiences in different countries had very different reactions to the song.
A songwriter who wrote 1 of Bobby Vinton’s biggest hits wrote a ‘sexy’ song for Elvis Presley
Paul Evans is a songwriter. He’s most known for tracks such as Bobby Vinton’s “Roses Are Red (My Love)” and The Kalin Twins’ “When.” He also wrote some songs for Elvis. During an interview with SongFacts, Evans was asked if he put himself in Elvis’ shoes when he wrote songs like “I Gotta Know.”