The last half of the 1950s was the Elvis Prelsey era and April of 1957 found him enjoying one of the biggest hits of his career. “All Shook Up” was an Otis Blackwell composition on which Elvis also took a writing credit. It was the first of six singles that would top both the U.S. and U.K. Pop Charts.
“All Shook Up” was recorded in Hollywood, January 12, 1957. The two day recording session was divided between secular and gospel material. “Heartbreak Hotel” was the number one single of 1956 and “All Shook Up” was the top single of 1957 as it topped all four BILLBOARD MAGAZINE Pop Singles Charts.
Best Sellers In Stores Chart – 4/13/57 – 8 weeks at number one.
Most Played By Disc Jockeys Chart – 4/27/57 – 7 weeks at number one.
Most Played In Jukeboxes Chart – 4/27/57 – 8 weeks at number one.
BILLBOARD Hot 100 – 4/27/57 – 8 weeks at number one.
It was on The Most Played In Jukeboxes Chart that “All Shook Up” made history as BILLBOARD phased out the chart at the end of it’s run making it that chart’s last number one.