Don't Be Angry

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"Don't Be Angry"
Single by Nappy Brown
Released 1955
Recorded 1955
Genre R&B, soul, blues
Writer(s) Nappy Brown, Rose Marie McCoy, Fred Mendelsohn
"Don't Be Angry"
Single by The Crew-Cuts
Released 1955
Recorded 1955
Genre Vocal Pop, Doo-wop, R&B, Traditional pop music, Jump blues, Big band
Length 02:11
Label Mercury
The Crew-Cuts singles chronology
"Sh-Boom"
(1954)
"Don't Be Angry"
(1955)
"Earth Angel"
(1955)

"Don't Be Angry" is a popular song written by Nappy Brown, Rose Marie McCoy, and Fred Mendelsohn and published in 1955. Brown released it in 1955, reaching #2 in the Billboard charts.[1]

A different song with the same title was written and made into a top 10 (#4) country hit in 1964 by Stonewall Jackson. It was covered by Billy "Crash" Craddock in 1973 reaching #33, and more successfully by Donna Fargo reaching #3 in 1977.

Cover versions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Obituary in The Independent
  2. ^ "Discography on allmusic.com". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2012-10-15.