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Elvis SongPedia: One-Sided Love Affair

One-Sided Love Affair




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Basic Stats

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Written by: Bill Campbell

Recorded: January 30, 1956, RCA Studio, New York
Released master is take 8.

Single:w/ "Money Honey", 47-6641, August 31, 1956
Also released on 78rpm, 20-6641, August 31, 1956
Also released as Gold Standard Series, 447-0614, March 1959.

Highest U.S. Charts Positions:
Didn't chart.

1st LP release: - March 23, 1956

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My Spin

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A great little gem from the New York recordings in early 1956, "One-Sided Love Affair" features great boogie woogie piano, by Shorty Long, and Elvis is at the top of his game, hiccupping and shouting out the lyrics and obviously having a great time with the song!

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Other Spins

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A very good rock number can be found in "One-Sided Love Affair". Presley is in bouncy voice, with a 'hup' quality of humour and toe-tapping zest.

Robert Matthew-Walker, Elvis Presley: A Study in Music icon, 1979





More country and western than straight rock 'n' roll, but a crisp mover from the second RCA grouping.

Martin Torgoff, The Complete Elvis, 1982




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"One-Sided Love Affair" Lyrics and Downloads

If you want to be loved
Baby, you've got to love me, too
If you want to be loved
Baby, you've got to love me, too
Oh yeah, 'cause I ain't for no one-sided love affair

If you wanna be kissed
Well, you've gotta kiss me, too
Oh yeah, if you wanna be kissed
Well, you gotta kiss me, too
'Cause I ain't for no one-sided love affair

Well, fair exchange bears no robbery
And the whole world will know that it's true
Understanding solves all problems, baby
That's why I'm telling you

If you wanna be hugged
Well, you gotta hug me, too
Oh yeah, if you wanna be hugged
Well, you've gotta hug me, too
Yeah, 'cause I ain't for no one-sided love affair

If you know you can't take it
Baby, why try to give it?
If you know you can't take it
Then baby, why try to give it?
'Cause I ain't for no one-sided love affair

Well, fair exchange bears no robbery
And the whole world will know that it's true
Understanding solves all problems, baby
That's why I'm telling you

If you wanna be hugged
Well, you gotta hug me, too
Oh yeah, if you wanna be hugged
Baby, you gotta hug me, too
'Cause I ain't for no one-sided love affair

'Cause I ain't for no one-sided love affair
'Cause I ain't for no one-sided love affair
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