Today's piece of Lost Jewelry from the Vaults at Oldiez 93 for Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 comes from The King of Rock and Roll himself, Elvis Presley!
On April 24th, 1965, "Crying In The Chapel" entered Billboard's Hot 100 and wept its way up to #3, spending fourteen weeks in the chart and was certified a Platinum Record.
Born Elvis Aron Presley on January 8th, 1935 in Tupelo, Mississippi is "The King of Rock And Roll". He moved to Memphis, Tennessee in 1948, first recorded for Sun Records in 1954 and signed to RCA Records on November 22nd, 1955.
Elvis Presley placed an astounding one hundred and fifty three songs in the Hot 100 between 1956 and 2003, including eighteen #1s, twenty four Gold Records and twenty seven Platinum and Multi-Platinum Records. Elvis was the #1 Hot 100 artist of 1956, 1957, 1958, 1960, 1961 and 1962.
"Crying In The Chapel" would be Elvis' last Top 10 hit until 1969's "In The Ghetto".
Elvis died from heart failure brought on by prescription drug abuse on August16th, 1977 at the age of 42.