Never Be Anyone Else But You

Released February 9, 1959
Genre Rock and roll
Length 2:15
Label Imperial
Writer(s) Baker Knight

“Never Be Anyone Else But You” is a song written by Baker Knight and performed by Ricky Nelson. The song reached #6 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #14 in the UK in 1959. It reached #3 in Norway. The song was featured on his 1959 album, Ricky Sings Again.

The song is ranked #42 on Billboard magazine’s Top 100 songs of 1959

Other versions[edit]
Heidi Brühl released a version as a single in the Germany in 1959 entitled “Wir werden uns finden”. It was the B-side to “Immer, wenn du bei mir bist”, which reached #37 on the charts.
Ernie Sigley released a version as a single in the Australia in 1959 as the B-side to “It’s Late”.
Michael Cox sang the song on the show Oh Boy! in April 1959.
Rocky Sharpe and the Replays released a version as a single in the United Kingdom in 1981.[8] They performed the song on the television program Musikladen.
Cliff Richard released a version originally on his limited release album Rock ‘n’ Roll Silver in 1983 and again the following year on The Rock Connection album.
Emmylou Harris released a version as a single in 1990 that reached #92 on the country chart in Canada. It was featured on her 1990 album, Brand New Dance.