Always On My Mind

"Always On My Mind" by Elvis Presley is a classic pop ballad typically performed in the key of G major. Originally recorded by Brenda Lee in 1972, the song gained widespread popularity with Presley's rendition in 1972, which became one of his signature songs. Written by Johnny Christopher, Mark James, and Wayne Carson, the song showcases Presley's emotive vocal delivery and heartfelt interpretation. Interestingly, despite Presley's version being the most well-known, it was released after versions by artists such as Brenda Lee and Willie Nelson. The melody is characterized by its tender and melancholic arrangement, featuring lush strings, gentle piano, and Presley's soulful crooning, conveying themes of regret and longing.