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Hard Headed Woman is an American song written by African American songwriter Claude Demetrius. It was most notably recorded as a rock and roll song by Elvis Presley as part of the soundtrack for his 1958 motion picture King Creole, and was included on the record album of the same name. The song was also released as a 45rpm single and in 1958 went to No. 1 on the Billboard charts. It became the first rock and roll single to earn the RIAA designation of "Gold Record." An African American (also Afro-American, Black American, or simply black) is a member of an ethnic group in the United States whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to Africa. ... Claude Demetrius (born August 3, 1916 - May 1, 1988) was an African American songwriter. ... Rock and roll (also spelled Rock n Roll, especially in its first decade), also called rock, is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles. ... Elvis Aron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977), often known simply as Elvis and also called The King of Rock n Roll or simply The King, was an American singer, musician and actor. ... Soundtrack refers to the recorded sound accompanying a visual medium such as a motion picture, television show, or video game. ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... King Creole is a 1958 Elvis Presley film and soundtrack based on the 1952 Harold Robbins novel, A Stone for Danny Fisher. ... An album (from Latin albus white, blank, relating to a blank book in which something can be inserted) is a packaged collection of related things. ... A collection of various CD singles In music, a single is a short recording of one or more separate tracks. ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... These are the #1 Hits of 1958: The Hot 100 Era officially began on Monday, August 4, 1958, which would be the week ending August 9. ... Billboard is a weekly American magazine devoted to the music industry. ... Rock and roll (also spelled Rock n Roll, especially in its first decade), also called rock, is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles. ... The RIAA Logo. ... The description Gold Album is applied to recorded music albums that have sold a minimum number of copies (in the US, currently 500,000 sales). ...


The song has also been recorded by Wanda Jackson, among others. Wanda Jackson (born Wanda Jean Jackson, on October 20, 1937, in Maud, Oklahoma) was the first female rock and roll singer in the United States, releasing her debut record in 1956. ...


There is also a different song with the same name penned and recorded by Cat Stevens. This should be made into a seperate article. Cat Stevens (born Steven Demetre Georgiou on July 21, 1948, changed name to Yusuf Islam in 1979) is an English musician, singer-songwriter and a prominent convert to Islam. ...


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Hard Headed Woman Well a hard headed woman, A soft hearted man Been the cause of trouble Ever since the world began.
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