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It's a Sin


(Rose / Turner)

Zeb Turner and Fred Rose wrote It’s a Sin for Eddy Arnold, who recorded it in 1947 (RCA 20-224). It was Arnold’s first successful recording. In 1969 Marty Robbins reached # 5 on the country chart with his version (Columbia 44739).


Elvis recorded It’s a Sin on March 12, 1961, at RCA’s Nashville studios.



It's a sin, my darling, h
ow I love you
Because I know our love could never be
It's a sin to keep this memory of you
When silence proves that you've forgotten me

The dreams I built for us has tumbled
Each promise broken like my heart
It's a sin, my darling, how I love you
So much in love and yet so far apart

I'm sure you're happy with another
Who shares the love I could not win
Why pretend that I can live without you
When deep inside I know that it's a sin


Where it was released:

Released for the fist time on Something For Everybody »



- Something for Everybody (1961) »
- Country Classics (1980) »

– Something for Everybody (1981) »

- From Nashville to Memphis – The Essential 60’s Masters (1993)

- The Country Side of Elvis (1999)

- Elvis Lovin’ – Millennium Masters (2000)

- The Country Side of Elvis (2001)

- Elvis Presley at the Louisiana Hayride / The Roots of Elvis Presley (2002) – Charly/Snapper

- Fame and Fortune (2002) – FTD »

- Something For Everybody (2006) - FTD »

- Memphis to Nashville '61 (2014) - FTD »

The Something For Everybody Sessions (2020) - FTD »

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