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writer:Otis Blackwell (American pianist, singer and songwriter)
Elvis Presley
publisher:Elvis Presley Music
Shalimar Music Corp.
lyrics page:http://lyrics.wikia.com/Elvis_Presley:Don't_Be_Cruel [info]
SecondHandSongs:http://www.secondhandsongs.com/work/1033 [info]
Songfacts:http://www.songfacts.com/detail.php?id=1140 [info]
Wikidata:Q2273108 [info]
later parody versions:Don’t Be Fooled
later translated versions:佛跳牆
later versions:Sois pas cruel
referred to in medleys:Mix 4: All Shook Up / Great Balls of Fire / Don’t Be Cruel / See You Later, Alligator / Let’s Twist Again / Rock Around the Clock / Hound Dog (reprise)
The Elvis Medley: Jailhouse Rock / Teddy Bear / Hound Dog / Don’t Be Cruel / Burning Love / Suspicious Minds

Recordings

DateTitleAttributesArtistLength
performance
1956-07-02Don't Be CruelElvis Presley2:03
1956-12-04Don't Be CruelThe Million Dollar Quartet2:21
1956-12-04Don't Be CruelThe Million Dollar Quartet0:32
1956-12-04Don't Be CruelThe Million Dollar Quartet2:09
1956-12-04Don't Be CruelThe Million Dollar Quartet2:23
1956-12-04Don't Be CruelThe Million Dollar Quartet0:34
1956-12-04Don't Be CruelThe Million Dollar Quartet2:14
1956-12-04Don't Be CruelThe Million Dollar Quartet2:23
1956-12-04Don't Be CruelThe Million Dollar Quartet2:14
1956-12-04Don't Be CruelThe Million Dollar Quartet0:36
1956-12-04Don't Be CruelliveElvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis et Carl Perkins1:50
1956-12-04Don't Be CruelThe Million Dollar Quartet2:12
1958-02-14Don't Be CruelcoverJerry Lee Lewis2:00
1988-10-10Medley: Stand by Me / Wonderful World / Don’t Be Cruel / That’ll Be the Day / Eddie My Love / Yakety Yak / Black Is Black / La Bamba / Twist and Shout (live, 1988-10-10: Ryōgoku Kokugikan, Sumida, Tokyo, Japan)cover, live and medleyTiffany?:??
1988Don’t Be Cruel (live, 1988, Sydney, Australia)cover and liveCheap Trick3:04
1990-03-06The Baby King: Don’t Be Cruel (live, 1990-03-06: Muziektheater, Amsterdam, Netherlands)cover and liveThe Residents3:27
1990-03-09Don’t Be Cruel (live, 1990-03-09: Brückenforum, Bonn, Germany)cover and liveThe Residents?:??
1990-03Part 3: The Baby King: Don't Be Cruelcover and liveThe Residents2:26
1990-11-19The Baby King: Don’t Be Cruel (live, 1990-11-19: Michigan Theater, Ann Arbor, MI, USA)cover and liveThe Residents3:21
1990-11-23The Baby King: Don’t Be Cruel (live, 1990-11-23: Beacon Theatre, New York, NY, USA)cover and liveThe Residents?:??
2009Medley: Blue Suede Shoes / Return to Sender / In the Ghetto / Don’t Be Cruel / It's Now or Never (live, 2009: La Tournée des Idoles)cover, live and medleyBobby Solo6:56
(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear / Don’t Be Cruel (live, 1972-06-10: Madison Square Garden, New York, NY, USA)live and medleyElvis Presley1:51
Don't Be CruelcoverMarv Lockard?:??
Don't Be CruelcoverThe Mojo Men2:27
Don't Be CruelcoverMartin Fontaine1:53
Don't Be CruelcoverThe Pete Best Band2:28
Don't Be CruelcoverLaurel Aitken2:16
Don't Be CruelElvis Presley2:02
Don't Be CruelcoverMerle Haggard2:00
Don't Be CruelThe Jordanaires1:57
Don't Be CruelThe Jordanaires1:57
Don't Be CruelcoverConnie Francis1:45
Don't Be CruelcoverScotty Moore2:06
Don't Be CruelcoverJerry Jaye2:39
Don't Be CruelcoverAlbert King3:30
Don't Be CruelcoverSandy Nelson2:21
Don't Be CruelcoverAlbert Järvinen2:23
Don't Be CruelcoverMike Berry4:19
Don't Be CruelcoverThe Bunch3:02
Don't Be Cruelcover and instrumentalAl Kooper5:15
Don't Be CruelcoverDEVO2:10
Don't Be CruelcoverNeil Diamond3:47
Don't Be CruelcoverDeborah Harry2:09
Don't Be CruelcoverThe Smithereens feat. Otis Blackwell2:41
Don't Be CruelcoverMarie Frank2:59
Don't Be CruelcoverTupelo Joe2:09
Don't Be CruelcoverAgents2:09
Don't Be CruelcoverKeith Emerson4:19
Don't Be CruelcoverBryan Ferry2:01
Don't Be CruelcoverChrister Sjögren2:11
Don't Be CruelcoverAngel Corpus Christi3:43
Don't Be CruelliveElvis Presley2:34
Don't Be CruelElvis Presley2:05
Don't Be CruelElvis Presley1:37
Don't Be CruelliveElvis Presley1:37
Don't Be CruelliveElvis Presley2:18
Don't Be CruelliveElvis Presley1:42
Don't Be CruelliveElvis Presley1:28
Don't Be CruelElvis Presley1:03
Don't Be CruelliveElvis Presley1:34
Don't Be CruelliveElvis Presley2:16
Don't Be CruelElvis Presley3:21
Don't Be CruelElvis Presley1:49
Don't Be CruelElvis Presley1:40
Don't Be CruelElvis Presley2:20
Don't Be CruelliveElvis Presley2:12
Don't Be CruelElvis Presley?:??
Don't Be CruelElvis Presley2:00
Don't Be CruelElvis Presley?:??
Don't Be CruelElvis Presley2:00
Don't Be CruelElvis Presley2:04
Don't Be CruelElvis Presley2:05
Don't Be CruelcoverRockabye Baby!2:56
Don't Be Cruel (live)cover and liveElton John & Billy Joel1:35
Don't Be CruelcoverCheap Trick3:07
Don't Be CruelcoverChaka Demus & Pliers4:00
Don't Be CruelcoverRingo Starr2:08
Don't Be CruelcoverCheap Trick3:10
Don't Be CruelcoverCheap Trick3:09
Don't Be CruelcoverCheap Trick3:10
Don't Be CruelcoverJohn Lennon?:??
Don't Be CruelcoverJohn Lennon1:26
Don't Be CruelcoverBilly Swan4:14
Don't Be CruelThe Jordanaires1:57
Don't Be CruelcoverRonnie Wilson or Billy Trailer2:09
Don't Be Cruelcover and instrumentalThe Grassmasters2:07
Don't Be CruelinstrumentalJohn Davis2:34
Don't Be CruelcoverPat Boone2:06
Don't Be CruelcoverChuck Jackson2:40
Don't Be CruelcoverLaurel Aitken2:08
Don't Be Cruel (jamming with Elephant's Memory)coverJohn Lennon?:??
Don't Be Cruel (live at Hirsch Youth Center Louisiana Fairgrounds, Shreveport, LA - December 15, 1956)liveElvis Presley2:58
Don't Be Cruel (live)cover and liveTom Jones1:58
Don't Be Cruel (recorded during sessions for Plastic Ono Band LP)coverJohn Lennon?:??
Don't Be Cruel (Spankox re: version)Elvis Presley vs. Spankox2:05
Don't Be Cruel (To a Heart That's True)coverJohn Lennon1:29
Don't Be Cruel to the Great Balls of Anneliesecover and medleyUnicante6:43
Don’t Be CruelElvis Presley2:03
Don’t Be CruelcoverAnnette Peacock4:36
Don’t Be CruelliveElvis Presley1:42
Don’t Be CruelElvis Presley2:04
Don’t Be CruelElvis Presley2:03
Don’t Be CruelVince Eager?:??
Don’t Be CruelThe Jordanaires1:58
Don’t Be CruelThe Jordanaires?:??
Don’t Be CruelElvis Presley2:06
Don’t Be CruelcoverCheap Trick3:09
Don’t Be CruelThe Jordanaires1:56
Don’t Be CruelliveBruce Springsteen & The E Street Band?:??
Don’t Be CruelElvis Presley2:03
Don’t Be CruelcoverVince Eager?:??
Don’t Be CruelcoverCheap Trick?:??
Don’t Be CruelcoverCheap Trick?:??
Don’t Be CruelcoverCheap Trick?:??
Don’t Be CruelcoverThe Judds2:28
Don’t Be CruelcoverJohnny O’Keefe2:28
Don’t Be CruelElvis Presley?:??
Don’t Be Cruel (legacy edition remaster)Elvis Presley2:05
Don’t Be CruelElvis Presley2:03
Don’t Be CruelcoverThe Monkees0:47
Don’t Be CruelcoverAlvin Lee2:40
Don’t Be CruelcoverThe Kool Kats?:??
Don’t Be Cruel (live)cover and liveTom Jones2:10
Don’t Be Cruel (Dynasone)coverThe Residents2:59
Don’t Be Cruel (The King & Eye: RMX)coverThe Residents2:45
Don’t Be CruelcoverThe Residents2:58
Don’t Be CruelcoverBilly Swan?:??
Don’t Be CruelcoverCheap Trick3:04
Don’t Be CruelcoverDillard & Clark1:53
Don’t Be Cruel (2005 Remaster)Elvis Presley2:04
Don’t Be CruelcoverBill Black’s Combo2:20
Don’t Be Cruel (Big New mix)coverCheap Trick3:09
Don’t Be Cruel (short)liveBruce Springsteen?:??
Don’t Be Cruel (to a Heart That’s True)coverMarty Stuart2:06
Medley: Don't Be Cruel / Can't Help Falling in Love With You / Jailhouse Rockcover and medleyBrigham Young University Vocal Point3:13
No Seas CruelcoverAlejandra Guzmán2:23