Thou Shalt Not Steal (song)

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"Thou Shalt Not Steal"
Single by Dick and Dee Dee
from the album Thou Shalt Not Steal
B-side "Just 'Round the River Bend"
Released October 1964 (US)
November 13, 1964 (UK)
Genre Folk
Length 1:58
Label Warner Bros.
Songwriter(s) John D. Loudermilk
Producer(s) Don Ralke, The Wilder Brothers
Dick and Dee Dee singles chronology
"Remember When"
(1964)
"Thou Shalt Not Steal"
(1964)
"Be My Baby"
(1965)

"Remember When"
(1964)
"Thou Shalt Not Steal"
(1964)
"Be My Baby"
(1965)

"Thou Shalt Not Steal" is a song written by John D. Loudermilk and performed by Dick and Dee Dee. It reached #13 on the Billboard chart in 1964.[1] The song was also released in the United Kingdom as a single, but it did not chart.[2] The song was featured on their 1965 album, Thou Shalt Not Steal.[3]

The song was produced by Don Ralke and The Wilder Brothers.[4]

Other versions[edit]

  • Loudermilk released the original version of the song in 1962 where it reached #73 on the Billboard chart.[5]
  • Glenda Collins released a version as a single in the UK in 1965.[6]
  • The Pleazers released a version of the song as part of an EP in New Zealand in 1966.[7]
  • The Newbeats released a version as a single in 1969 where it reached #128 on the Billboard chart.[8]

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