Three 'New' No. 1 LPs For Elvis In Britain

From a posting on the FECC message board. In the U.K. Elvis received three new #1 hits. The chart statistics in the U.K. were updated for the new edition of the “Complete Book of the British Charts”. The albums "Rock `n` Roll", "Loving You" and "King Creole" all hit the #1 position in the Record Mirror LP Top 10 in 1956, 1957 and 1958. These three years had never been covered before by the various British Chart Books. Here are Elvis`s complete 1956-58 chart stats: Date-peak-title 11/56 01 Rock`n`Roll [1 wk #1] 05/57 03 Rock`n`Roll (No. 2) 08/57 01 Loving You [3 wks #1] 10/57 03 The Best Of Elvis 11/57 02 Elvis` Christmas Album 09/58 01 King Creole [7 wks #1] 11/58 02 Elvis` Golden Records Elvis has now had 112 UK Hit Albums, 10 No. 1 Albums, and he spent 63 weeks at No. 1 in the British LP chart.
Source: For CD Collectors Only / Updated: Feb 16, 2004 
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I am Buffalo-Horn! (profilecontact) wrote on Feb 16, 2004report abuse
Regarding the Record Mirror charts, it was either them or Disc that also gave Elvis a UK number one position for 'One Broken Heart for Sale', not generally regarded as a UK number one! Perhaps this should be looked into & updated too! Bernard Roughton
gary (profilecontact) wrote on Feb 16, 2004report abuse
This is fantastic news.
kelvin m wilson (profilecontact) wrote on Feb 16, 2004report abuse
The King just keeps on rollin. This is wonderful news. I just wonder if there are any more No. 1's out there.

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