On August 20 Elvis Presley released his first #1 hit…

On August 20, 1955 Elvis Presley released “I Forgot to Remember to Forget.”

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The song was Presley’s first number-one hit. The country song reached the number-one spot on the Billboard country chart on February 25, 1956, holding the top spot for two weeks. The song also featured Scotty Moore on guitar, Bill Black playing a clip-clop rhythm, and Johnny Bernero on drums.

“I Forgot to Remember to Forget”:

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