Wear My Ring Around Your Neck

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
"Wear My Ring Around Your Neck"
Single by Elvis Presley
B-side "Don'cha Think It's Time"
Released April 7, 1958
Format 45 RPM Single,
Recorded February 1, 1958
Genre Rock and roll
Length 2:15
Label RCA Victor
Writer(s) Bert Carroll, Russell Moody
Producer(s) Steve Sholes
Elvis Presley singles chronology
"Don't"
(1958)
"Wear My Ring Around Your Neck"
(1958)
"Hard Headed Woman"
(1958)

"Wear My Ring Around Your Neck" is a song written by Bert Carroll and Russell Moody, performed by Elvis Presley, which was released in 1958. It was particularly notable for breaking a string of ten consecutive number 1 hits for Presley achieved in just two years. It was Presley's 6th number-one hit in the American R&B Charts, and peaked at number 2 on the American Pop Charts.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1958) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 2
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles[1] 3
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B Singles 1

Ricky Van Shelton version[edit]

American country music singer Ricky Van Shelton covered the song for the soundtrack of the 1992 movie Honeymoon in Vegas. Shelton's version, also included on his album Greatest Hits Plus, peaked at number 26 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.[2]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1992) Peak
position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[3] 29
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 26

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 272. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 310. 
  3. ^ "RPM Country Tracks." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. October 17, 1992. Retrieved August 15, 2013.
  4. ^ "Ricky Van Shelton Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Ricky Van Shelton.

External links[edit]