She's Not You

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"She's Not You"
Elvis - She's Not You.jpg
Single by Elvis Presley
B-side"Just Tell Her Jim Said Hello"
ReleasedJuly 17, 1962
RecordedMarch 19, 1962, RCA Studios, Nashville, Tennessee[1]
GenreRock and roll, Pop
LabelRCA Victor
Songwriter(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" / "Where Do You Come From"
(1962)
Music video
"She's Not You" (audio) on YouTube

"She's Not You" is a 1962 song recorded by Elvis Presley and released as a single.

Background[edit]

The song was recorded on March 19, 1962. It was published by Elvis Presley Music, Inc., 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.[2] In the UK, the single reached No. 1 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. [3]

It was written by Doc Pomus in collaboration with Leiber and Stoller.[4]

The Jordanaires sang background vocals. 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.

The recording appeared on the 1963 compilation Elvis' Golden Records Volume 3 and the 2002 career retrospective collection ELV1S: 30 No. 1 Hits.

Other recordings[edit]

Chris Isaak covered this song on his 2011 album, Beyond the Sun. The song has also been recorded by Ronnie McDowell, Ray Smith. Rupert, Con Archer, Merrill Osmond, and The 69 Cats with Wanda Jackson.[5]

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. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 468.
  3. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 141. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.
  4. ^ "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.
  5. ^ She's Not You. Second Hand Songs.

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