What was the name of Elvis Presley's first No. 1 hit?
I Forgot To Remember To Forget was a No. 1 hit on the US Country music charts before he had a Top 40 hit on the pop charts.
The song reached the Billboard national country music chart #1 position on February 25, 1956 on the Billboard C&W Best Sellers in Stores chart, and remained there at #1 for 2 weeks, and spent 5 weeks at #1 on the Billboard C&W Most Played in Juke Boxes chart. The record reached #4 on the Billboard Most Played by Jockeys chart.
It was the first recording to make Elvis Presley a national known country music star. The song remained on the country charts for 39 weeks.