ELVIS PRESLEY…”BOSSA NOVA BABY” / “WITCHCRAFT”

ELVIS PRESLEY CHARTED HIS LAST BILLBOARD R&B HIT SINGLE IN NOVEMBER OF 1963…A TUNE FROM HIS MOVIE…”FUN IN ACAPULCO”…”BOSSA NOVA BABY” (RCA VICTOR 47-8243), MADE ITS R&B DEBUT ON NOVEMBER, 16, 1963.  THE SINGLE RECORD WOULD CLIMB THE R&B CHART, REACHING #20.  ELVIS CHARTED HIT SINGLE RECORDS ON THE R&B CHART FROM 1956 THROUGH 1963.  HE WOULD PLACE 35 TUNES ON THE CHART IN THAT TIME.  SIX OF THE SINGLE RECORDS WOULD BECOME #1 HITS, 23 WOULD BECOME R&B TOP 10 HITS.  ELVIS WOULD BE THE #2 ARTIST ON THE BILLBOARD R&B CHART DURING THE 1950’S…SECOND TO THE LEGENDARY, FATS DOMINO.

THE “B” SIDE OF “BOSSA NOVA BABY” WAS “WITCHCRAFT”, A TUNE THAT WOULD BECOME A #32 HIT ON THE BILLBOARD HOT 100, BUT DID NOT CHART ON THE R&B SINGLES CHART.  “BOSSA NOVA BABY” CHARTED AT #8 ON THE BILLBOARD HOT 100…THE SINGLE EARNED ANOTHER GOLD RECORD FOR ELVIS, WITH SALES OF OVER 1 MILLION COPIES.

“THE GOLDEN ERA OF ROCK AND ROLL” IS PROUD TO PRESENT ELVIS PRESLEY SINGING BOTH SIDES OF HIS LAST CHARTED BILLBOARD R&B SINGLE RECORD FROM 1963…

“KEEPING THE MUSIC ALIVE”

Witchcraft

Bossa Nova Baby

TILL THE NEXT TIME—JOE (JOE T)

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