Album: Elvis' 30 #1 Hits (1958)
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  • Don't, don't, that's what you say
    Each time that I hold you this way,
    When I feel like this and I want to kiss you,baby
    Don't say don't, don't
    Don't,don't, don't
    Don't, don't leave my embrace
    For here in my arms is your place
    When the night grows cold and I want to hold you,baby
    Don't say don't, don't, don't,don't, don't

    If you think that this is just a game
    I'm playing
    If you think that I don't mean
    Every word I'm saying
    Don't, don't, don't, don't,
    Don't feel that way
    I'm your love and yours I will stay

    This you can believe
    I will never leave you
    Heave knows I won't
    Baby, don't say don't Writer/s: JERRY LEIBER, MIKE STOLLER
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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  • Michael Silva from PhilippinesThe authors make it sound like Elvis requested this, recorded it, and had it released in quick succession. I suppose they were making the film, "Jailhouse Rock", when he asked for a ballad. But of course there is a lot of post production in most films and for whatever reasons, they decided to wait and release "Don't" right after the "Jailhouse Rock" record hit the top. I would guess they all had a backlog of material to release but just had to wait sometimes for a big hit to slow down until releasing more material. I know that when Elvis was drafted into the army, that he had a lot of material released in the two years he was gone and not making new records.
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