On August 4, 1956 The Platters charted the #1 hit record on all four Billboard music charts, Best Sellers in Stores, Most Played By Disc Jockeys, Most Played in Juke Boxes and the Top 100. The Platters million-seller, MY PRAYER remained the #1 hit record for 5 weeks and remained on the Top 100 chart for 23 weeks. The single record would also become the #1 hit on the Billboard R&B chart for 2 weeks.
The Platters, MY PRAYER would be replaced at #1 by Elvis Presley and his double-sided multi-million seller, DON’T BE CRUEL and HOUND DOG.
CLICK ON THE TITLE BELOW AND LISTEN TO…THE PLATTERS SING THEIR MILLION-SELLING #1 HIT RECORD…”MY PRAYER”.
Till the next time—Joe