She's Not You

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"She's Not You"
Single by Elvis Presley
B-side "Just Tell Her Jim Said Hello"
Released July 17, 1962
Recorded March 19, 1962[1]
Genre Pop
Writer(s) Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller, Doc Pomus[1]
Producer(s) Steve Sholes and Chet Atkins[1]
Elvis Presley singles chronology
"Good Luck Charm"
(1962)
"She's Not You"
(1962)
"Return to Sender"
(1962)

"She's Not You" is a 1962 song recorded by Elvis Presley and published by Gladys Music, Elvis Presley's publishing company. "She's Not You" reached No. 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No. 13 on the R&B chart. In the UK, the single reached No. 1 where it stayed for three weeks.[2] It was written by Doc Pomus in collaboration with Leiber and Stoller.[3]

It was released by Presley in the key of F major.

Episode 1 of the 2004 BBC miniseries Blackpool featured the Presley recording, accompanied on screen by the singing and dancing of the characters, as part of the story.

Chris Isaak covered this song on his 2011 album, Beyond the Sun.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Rice, Jo (1982). The Guinness Book of 500 Number One Hits (1st ed.). Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness Superlatives Ltd. p. 66. ISBN 0-85112-250-7. 
  2. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 141. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  3. ^ "She's Not You" reached number five on the Hot 100 and number thirteen on the R&B charts. In the UK, the single reached number one where it stayed for three weeks. It was also the first song on the new Irish Charts to reach number one on October 5, 1962. "Songwriters Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman". www.elvis.com.au. Retrieved 2008-03-27. 

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Preceded by
"I Remember You" by Frank Ifield
UK number one single
September 13, 1962 (3 weeks)
Succeeded by
"Telstar"
by The Tornados