Don't (Elvis Presley song)

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Single by Elvis Presley
B-side "I Beg of You"
Released January 7, 1958
Format 45 rpm,78 rpm single
Recorded September 6, 1957
Genre Ballad[1]
Length 2:49
Songwriter(s) Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller
Producer(s) Leiber-Stoller
Elvis Presley singles chronology
"Jailhouse Rock" / "Treat Me Nice"
"Don't" / "I Beg of You"
"Wear My Ring Around Your Neck" / "Doncha' Think It's Time"
"Jailhouse Rock" / "Treat Me Nice"
"Don't" / "I Beg of You"
"Wear My Ring Around Your Neck" / "Doncha' Think It's Time"
Music video
"Don't" (audio) on YouTube

"Don't" is a song performed by Elvis Presley, which was released in 1958. Written and produced by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, it was Presley's eleventh number-one hit in the United States. "Don't" also peaked at number four on the R&B charts.[2] Billboard ranked it as the No. 3 song for 1958.[3]

The song was included in the musical revue Smokey Joe's Cafe, as a medley with "Love Me".



Chart (1958) Peak
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 1
US Billboard Hot Country Singles 2
US Billboard Hot R&B Singles 4


  1. ^ Heartbreak Hotel: The Life and Music of Elvis Presley - page 84
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 468. 
  3. ^ Billboard Year-End Hot 100 singles of 1958
  4. ^ "Elvis Presley Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard.

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Preceded by
"Get a Job" by The Silhouettes
Billboard Top 100 number-one single
March 10, 1958 (1 week)
Succeeded by
"Tequila" by The Champs