Top Ten: Elvis Presley


presley graveIn honor of the upcoming 39th anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death, “The Grooveyard” featured the Top 50 Elvis Presley songs based on New York area sales.  The survey was complied by historian Don Tandler, who hosts shows on NJ 101.5 and is the founder of Pop Gold Radio, an excellent Internet station for 50s and 60s hits.

Here’s the Elvis Presley Top Ten as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on “The Grooveyard”:

#10

“Teddy Bear” (1957)

#9

“Are You Lonesome Tonight” by (1960)

#8

“It’s Now or Never” (1960)

(featuring Sherill Neilson singing “O Sole Mio”, which the song was based on)

 #7

“All Shook Up” (1957)

#6

“Jailhouse Rock” (1957)

#5

“Hound Dog” (1956)

#4

“I Want You I Need You I Love You” (1956)

(on the Milton Berle Show)

 #3

“Heartbreak Hotel” (1956)

#2

“Love Me Tender” by (1956)

#1

“Don’t Be Cruel” (1956)

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