Don't Destroy Me

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"Don't Destroy Me"
Single by "Crash" Craddock
from the album Boom Boom Baby
B-side "Boom Boom Baby"
Released 1959
Format 45 record
Recorded 1959
Genre Rockabilly
Length 2:46
Label Columbia
Coronet
Songwriter(s) Mann/Sharpiro
"Crash" Craddock singles chronology
"String Module Error: Match not found"
(1959)
"Don't Destroy Me"
(1959)
"String Module Error: Match not found"
(1960)
Sweetie Pie/Blabbermouth
(1959)
Boom Boom Baby/Don't Destroy Me
(1959)
I Want That/Since She Turned Seventeen
(1960)

Don't Destroy Me is a rockabilly song written by Barry Mann and Joe Sharpiro and recorded by "Crash" Craddock in 1959. Don't Destroy Me was his first hit song in the United States, he would later become a popular country singer in the 1970s. The song stayed on the charts for one week at #94. It and the flipside of the record, Boom Boom Baby, were big hits in Australia in 1959-1960.