Help Me (Larry Gatlin song)

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"Help Me"
Single by Elvis Presley
from the album Promised Land
A-side "If You Talk in Your Sleep"
"Help Me"
Released 1974
Format 7" single
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.

In 1972 Kris Kristofferson covered it on his album Jesus Was a Capricorn and subsequently released it on a single as the other side to "Why Me".

In 1973 Connie Smith covered "Help Me" on her album God Is Abundant.

Elvis Presley released the song on a single in 1974 with "If You Talk in Your Sleep" on the opposite side.[1] As "Help Me / When You Talk in Your Sleep" the single reached number 6 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart on the week of August 10, 1974.[2]


Elvis Presley version[edit]

Chart (1974) Peak
US Billboard Hot Country Singles[2][3] 6
* As "Help Me" / "If You Talk in Your Sleep"


  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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