Help Me (Kris Kristofferson song)

"Help Me"
Single by Elvis Presley
from the album Promised Land
Released 1974
Format 7" single
Genre Country, gospel, Christian country
Length 2:28
Elvis Presley singles chronology
"I've Got a Thing About You Baby"

"If You Talk in Your Sleep" / "Help Me'"

"Promised Land" / "It's Midnight"


"Help Me" is a song written by Larry Gatlin. A country gospel song, the lyrics tell the story of a world-weary and tired man pleading for guidance and reassurance from God.

The song became most famous in a version by Elvis Presley. In 1974, Presley released the song as part of a double A-sided single with "If You Talk in Your Sleep."[1] "Help Me" became the side promoted to country radio, and the song reached No. 6 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart on the week of August 10, 1974.[2] ("If You Talk In Your Sleep" reached No. 17 on the Billboard Hot 100, also during the summer of 1974.)

Previously, "Help Me" was recorded by:

Charts [ edit ]

Elvis Presley version [ edit ]

Chart (1974) Peak

US Billboard Hot Country Singles[2][3] 6
* As "Help Me" / "If You Talk in Your Sleep"

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ Jerry Osborne (1 July 2007). Presleyana VI - the Elvis Presley Record, CD, and Memorabilia Price Guide. Jerry Osborne Enterprises. pp. 51–. ISBN 978-0-932117-49-6.
  2. ^ a b Nielsen Business Media, Inc. (10 August 1974). Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. pp. 58–. ISSN 0006-2510.
  3. ^ "Elvis Presley - Awards". AllMusic. Archived from the original on 2016-03-05. Retrieved 2017-01-02.

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