You are here

Don't Be Cruel

Don't Be Cruel Music Button Museum
Additional Images: 
Don't Be Cruel button back Music Button Museum
Sub Categories: 
Text on Button: 
Don't Be Cruel
Image Description: 

Black and white photograph of Elvis' head on a white circle with black text on a gold background

Back Style: 
The Shape: 
The Size: 
Additional Information: 

Elvis Presley recorded “Don’t Be Cruel,” written by Otis Blackwell, in 1956. During the recording session for “Don’t Be Cruel,” Presley also recorded “Hound Dog” and “Any Way You Want Me.” “Don’t Be Cruel” was released as a single with “Hound Dog” on the B-side of the record. By the end of 1956 more than four million copies were sold. In 2002 “Don’t Be Cruel” was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.

Catalog ID: 
Share with your friends: