Jailhouse Rock!

25 Jan

“Jailhouse Rock” by Elvis Presley became the first single to enter the UK pop chart at #1 on January 25, 1958.

It was written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller and was released as a 45 rpm single on September 24, 1957, to coincide with the release of Presley’s motion pictureJailhouse Rock.

“Jailhouse Rock, as sung by Elvis Presley is #67 on Rolling Stones list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time[1]. It was also named one of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll.

B-side Treat Me Nice
Released September 24, 1957
Format 45 rpm single, 78 rpm single
Recorded April 30 1957
Genre Rock and roll
Writer(s) Leiber/Stoller
Producer Leiber/Stoller

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