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Elvis Presley

Crying In The Chapel

  • Gospel
  • Country
  • Rock
  • Space
  • Pop
song from
  • 1965
  • 1960
  • 2012
  • 1953
  • 1967

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“Crying in the Chapel” is a song written by Artie Glenn for his son Darrell to sing. Darrell recorded it while still in high school in 1953, along with Artie’s band the Rhythm Riders. It became a local hit and publishers got a hold of it and it went nationwide. He released the original version as a single as Valley 105 in 1953. His original recording reached number one on the Cash Box charts where all the different versions were amalgamated and number six on Billboard. Darrell Glenn’s original version also hit number six on the Billboard pop singles chart and number four on the Billboard country and western chart, Rex Allen’s number eight, Ella Fitzgerald number 15, and Art Lund reached number 23. A recording by June Valli with orchestra directed by Joe Reisman was made in... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ To gain peace of mind ... No way on earth

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