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"(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear"
Single by Elvis Presley
from the album Loving You
B-side" Loving You"
ReleasedJune 11, 1957 (1957-06-11)
RecordedJanuary 22, 1957
Studio Radio Recorders, Hollywood
Genre Rock and roll, rhythm and blues
Length1:46
Label RCA Victor
Songwriter(s) Kal Mann, Bernie Lowe
Producer(s) Walter Scharf
Elvis Presley singles chronology
" All Shook Up" / " That's When Your Heartaches Begin"
(1957)
"(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear" / " Loving You"
(1957)
" Jailhouse Rock" / " Treat Me Nice"
(1957)
"(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear"
Single by Elvis Presley
from the album Elvis Sings for Children and Grownups Too
B-side" Puppet on a String"
ReleasedJuly 3, 1978
RecordedJanuary 22, 1957
Studio Radio Recorders, Hollywood, California
Genre Rock and roll, rhythm and blues
Length1:46
Label RCA Victor
Songwriter(s) Kal Mann, Bernie Lowe
Producer(s) Walter Scharf
Elvis Presley singles chronology
" Unchained Melody"
(1978)
"(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear"
(1978)
" Are You Sincere"
(1979)

"(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear" is a popular song first recorded by Elvis Presley in 1957 for the soundtrack of his second motion picture, Loving You, during which Presley performs the song on screen. It was written by Kal Mann and Bernie Lowe and published in 1957 by Gladys Music.

Presley single

The song was a U.S. No. 1 hit during the summer of 1957, staying at No. 1 for seven weeks, the third of the four Presley had that year. "(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear" would also hit No. 1 on the R&B Best Sellers List, becoming his fourth No. 1 on that chart. [1] The song also reached No. 1 on the country charts for one week. [2] In Canada it was also No. 1 for 7 weeks. [3]

Track listing

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear" Kal Mann and Bernie Lowe1:47
2." Loving You" Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller2:14

Personnel

Cover versions

The song was used in Full House and in the Disney special D-TV Romancin'.

References

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 467.
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 272.
  3. ^ "CHUM Hit Parade - July 1, 1957".
  4. ^ "Elvis Presley Recording Sessions". Keithflynn.com. Retrieved 27 April 2021.
  5. ^ "(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear (song)". The-paulmccartney-project.com. Retrieved 27 April 2021.
  6. ^ "Donna Loren Official Website". Donnaloren.com. Retrieved 27 April 2021.