Elvis Presley’s Heart-Wrenching “Don’t Cry Daddy” Performance

“Don’t Cry Daddy / Rubberneckin'” is a medley by Elvis Presley, released in 1969 as a single. “Don’t Cry Daddy” was written by Mac Davis, and “Rubberneckin'” was written by Dory Jones and Bunny Warren.

“Don’t Cry Daddy” is a poignant ballad where Presley consoles his crying child after a divorce, expressing reassurance and love despite the family’s circumstances.

In contrast, “Rubberneckin'” is an up-tempo funk song with a catchy beat, where Presley sings about a woman who catches the attention of everyone around her.

The medley showcases Presley’s versatility, seamlessly blending a heartfelt ballad with an energetic funk track. His emotional delivery in “Don’t Cry Daddy” and the groovy vibe of “Rubberneckin'” make the medley a dynamic and engaging piece. It received positive reception and became a notable release in Presley’s discography.

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