Six foot six stood on the ground, weighted pounds But I saw that giant of a man brought down to his knees by love He was the kind of man who would gamble on love Look you in the eye and never back up But I saw him crying like a little whipped pup because of love.
Can't see it with your eyes, hold it in your hands Like the rules that govern our land Strong enough to rule the heart of every man, this thing called love.
It can lift you up, it can put you down Take your world and turn it all around Ever since time nothing's ever been found stronger than love Men like me they worry and doubt Trouble their minds day in and day out Too busy a livin' to worry about a thing called love. And then I see a mother's tenderness As she holds her young close to her breast Then I say thank God this world will win with the thing called love.
Elvis attends a day of functions culminating in an evening awards banquet. He is nervous about his acceptance speech.
He is touched, excited and deeply proud. This national honor has been given each year since the late 's and recognizes young men who have made great achievements in their field of endeavor, illustrating the opportunities available in the free enterprise system.
It also applauds humanitarianism and community service. Scientists, inventors, performers, film makers, politicians bound for the Presidency, and men of greatness in all fields, have been selected for this award over the years.
For Elvis, a man who grew up poor, and, in his early career knew the sting of ridicule from the Establishment, who, through the years has known criticism of his work, this is one of his proudest moments. It is a sign that he has achieved acceptance, recognition, and respect for his work and for the kind of person he is.
Above - In January Elvis was awarded as one of the ten most outstanding young men of America by the 'Jaycees'. Over the years in various printed articles and heard on record releases you could read or listen to Elvis' acceptance speech but Miracle Of The Rosary V.