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After Loving You – Elvis Presley – 1969

“After Loving You” is a song by Elvis Presley, written and composed by Eddie Miller and Johnny Lantz. It was released on his album From Elvis in Memphis in 1969. The song is a ballad about the pain of lost love, and Presley’s powerful vocals convey the singer’s anguish and regret.

The song’s opening lines set the tone:

But now after loving you, what else is there to do? For honey, all the rest is just gonna have to be second best

The singer goes on to lament that he will never be able to find anyone who compares to his lost love:

Your precious love cannot be erased by just another woman with a pretty face And your memory, you know it will remain for it cannot be erased

The song’s chorus is a heartbreaking plea:

I’m no good, I’m no good to anyone after loving you Other loves may come along, they can’t live up to you

“After Loving You” is one of Elvis Presley’s most powerful and moving ballads. It is a song that resonates with anyone who has ever experienced the pain of lost love.

The song was a commercial success, reaching number 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It was also a critical success, with many reviewers praising Presley’s vocal performance.

“After Loving You” is considered to be one of Elvis Presley’s finest recordings. It is a timeless song that continues to resonate with listeners today.

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But now after loving you, what else is there to doFor honey, all the rest is just gonna have to be second bestI know I’ll go through life comparing her to youThat’s ’cause I’m no good, I’m no good to anyone after loving you

Your precious love cannot be erased by just another woman with a pretty faceAnd your memory, you know it will remain for it cannot be erasedOther loves may come along, they can’t live up to youThat’s ’cause I’m no good, I’m no good to anyone after loving you

Your precious love cannot be erased by just another woman with a pretty faceAnd your memory, you know it will remain for it cannot be erasedOther loves may come along, they can’t live up to youThat’s ’cause I’m no good, I’m no good to anyone after loving you

I said I’m no good, I’m no good to anyone after loving youI said I’m no good, I’m no good, I’m no good to anyoneTo anyone, to anyone, to anyone after loving youThat’s ’cause I’m no good, I’m no good to anyone after loving you

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