1957 was coming to a close and Elvis Presley was about to release one of the memorable hits of his career.
Elvis’ third film opened in theaters October 21, 1957, the same day that its title song, “Jailhouse Rock,” reached number one. If you want the rock and roll Elvis, then this is a song for you.
Best Sellers In Stores Chart – 11/21/57 – 6 weeks at number one.
Most Played By Disc Jockeys Chart – 11/25/57 – 2 weeks at number one.
Billboard Top 100 – 11/4/57 – 5 weeks at number one.
It made a historic debut in England when it topped the singles chart during its first week of release.