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Don't Be Cruel song title page

In 1956Y, Elvis Presley had a huge two-sided hit record with Don't Be Cruel and Hound Dog. In 1960, Bill Black's Combo took an instrumental version of the song to number 11. In 1988, Bobby Brown hit number 5 with a different song entitled Don't Be Cruel. The very same week, a Cheap Trick remake of the Elvis Presley song hit number 3.


Don't Be Cruel popular Tune Timeline


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  1 Don't Be Cruel   1955  
  Elvis Presley  
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  2 Don't Be Cruel 11   Nov 1960  
  Bill Black's Combo  
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  3 Don't Be Cruel   Mar 1963  
  Barbara Lynn  
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  4 Don't Be Cruel   Jan 1968  
  Fleetwood Mac  
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  5 Don't Be Cruel   May 1975  
  Billy Swan  
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  6 Don't Be Cruel   Apr 1987  
  The Judds  
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  7 Don't Be Cruel 8 3   Oct 1988  
  Cheap Trick  
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  8 Don't Be Cruel 5   Oct 1988  
  Bobby Brown  
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