(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear

"(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear"
Elvis Presley Let Me Be Your Teddy Bear Single Cover.jpeg
Single by Elvis Presley
from the album Loving You
B-side"Loving You"
ReleasedJune 11, 1957 (1957-06-11)
RecordedJanuary 22, 1957
StudioRadio Recorders, Hollywood, California
Genre
Length1:46
LabelRCA 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)
Loving You track listing
12 tracks
Side one
  1. "Mean Woman Blues"
  2. "(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear"
  3. "Loving You"
  4. "Got a Lot o' Livin' to Do"
  5. "Lonesome Cowboy"
  6. "Hot Dog"
  7. "Party"
Side two
  1. "Blueberry Hill"
  2. "True Love"
  3. "Don't Leave Me Now"
  4. "Have I Told You Lately That I Love You?"
  5. "I Need You So"
"(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear"
Elvis Teddy Bear 1978 Picture Sleeve.jpg
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
StudioRadio Recorders, Hollywood, California
GenreRock and roll, rhythm and blues
Length1:46
LabelRCA
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 for 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 a single week.[2]

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 ion. Record Research. p. 272.
  3. ^ "Elvis Presley Recording Sessions". Keithflynn.com. Retrieved 27 April 2021.
  4. ^ "(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear (song)". The-paulmccartney-project.com. Retrieved 27 April 2021.
  5. ^ "Donna Loren Official Website". Donnaloren.com. Retrieved 27 April 2021.

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