Adeli’s Music Blog

Elvis Week Begins!

Posted in music by adeli on August 14, 2008

In remembrance of the 31st anniversary of Elvis Presley’s passing on August 16, 1977, it will be Elvis Week on Adeli’s Music Blog.

On August 13, 1960, Elvis’ It’s Now or Never was the Number 1 song in the U.S. and in other countries. It entered the UK charts at Number 1 and spent nine weeks at the top. This song sold more than 20 million copies worldwide, and it was Elvis’ biggest international hit. It’s Now or Never is my favorite Elvis song.

It's Now Or Never gold record on display at Graceland

It's Now Or Never gold record on display at Graceland

Some of my other favorite Elvis songs include:

Suspicious Minds
Kentucky Rain
In The Ghetto
If I Can Dream
I’ve Got A Feelin’ In My Body
Wearin’ That Loved On Look
Almost Always True (from Blue Hawaii)
Promised Land

Click here for a great montage of Elvis moments with his song Kentucky Rain in the background.

This is a great time for my reading audience to contribute, so share your thoughts on Elvis with me. Tell me about your favorite Elvis songs, movies, live performances and so on. Email me at Please include your name, age, and occupation along with your comments. I will post all the comments this weekend. Or feel free to leave me a comment here.

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