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Elvis SongPedia: She's Not You

She's Not You




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Basic Stats

(Just the facts, ma'am!)

Written by: Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller, Doc Pomus

Recorded: March 20, 1962, RCA Studio B, Nashville
Released master is a splice of take 3 and a work part, take 5, for the ending.

Single:w/ "Just Tell Her Jim Said Hello", 47-8041, July 17, 1962
Also re-released on Gold Standard Series, 447-0637, May 14, 1963

RIAA Certified: Gold (as of 03/27/1992)

Highest U.S. Charts Positions:
#5 on Billboard's Hot 100
#4 on Cash Box Top 100
#13 on Billboard's Rhythm & Blues chart
#2 on Billboard's Easy Listening chart

1st LP release: - September 1963
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My Spin

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Jerry Lieber and Mike Stoller teamed up with Doc Pomus for the first time for this big hit (although Lieber-Stoller had earlier reworked Pomus' "Young Blood" for the Coasters, and given him cowriter credit). Although not a fast rocker, as you might expect from a team like that, "She's Not You" still serves as a nice showcase for Elvis' pop vocal chops, starting way down low in the a-cappella opening to each verse and reaching up high on the bridge. A solid performance of a catchy tune.

I'll write some more later, promise, meanwhile dig the videos, music and links.

Other Spins

(What did the critics and fans say?)


Presley sounds uncommitted in "She's Not You".

Robert Matthew-Walker, Elvis Presley: A Study in Music icon, 1979




The Elvis his fans loved - warm, romantic, wistful.

Martin Torgoff, The Complete Elvis, 1982




"She's Not You" brilliantly showcased the softer, more intense singing style that had manifested itself just a few months earlier with "Can't Help Falling in Love."

Bruce Eder - AllMusic review of Pot Luck CD




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"She's Not You" Lyrics and Downloads

Her hair is soft and her eyes are oh so blue
She's all the things a girl should be
But she's not you

She knows just how to make me laugh when I feel blue
She's ev'rything a man could want
But she's not you

And when we're dancing
It almost feels the same
I've got to stop myself from
Whisp'ring your name

She even kisses me like you used to do
And it's just breaking my heart
'Cause she's not you

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