Single by Elvis Presley from the album Good Times
B-side "Thinking About You"
Format 7" (45 rpm)
Recorded December 13, 1973
Genre Pop rock
Label RCA Records
Writer(s) Phil Coulter and Bill Martin (words, English); Jean-Pierre Bourtayre and Claude François (music)
"My Boy" is the title of a popular song from the early 1970s.
The music was composed by Jean Bourtayre and Claude Francois , and the lyrics were translated from the original version "Parce que je t'aime, mon enfant" (Because I Love You My Child) into English by Phil Coulter and Bill Martin.
Elvis Presley recorded a cover version of "My Boy" in late 1973 that was included on his 1974 album Good Times.
Presley's version of the song reached #20 on the Billboard pop chart, #14 on the Billboard country chart, and spent one week atop the Billboard adult contemporary chart in April 1975.