Category Archives: Today in K-Hits

Today in K-HITS Music: Elvis’ Last Appearance

Today in K-HITS Music: Elvis’ Last Appearance

Today in 1977, Elvis Presley made his last ever live stage appearance when he appeared at the Market Square Arena in Indianapolis. Presley would die less than two months later. The last two songs he performed were ‘Hurt’ and ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water.’ Before the show Elvis was presented with a plaque commemorating the 2 billionth record to…Continue Reading

Today in K-HITS Music: Procol Harum entered the Billboard chart

Today in K-HITS Music: Procol Harum entered the Billboard chart

Today in 1967, Procol Harum’s ‘A Whiter Shade Of Pale’ entered the Billboard chart, where it would peak at No 5. The song was written by the band around a melody composed by the group’s organist, Matthew Fisher, who was inspired by the chord progression of Johann Sebastian Bach’s ‘Orchestral Suite in D’, composed between 1725 and…Continue Reading

Today in K-HITS Music: Genesis at #1

Today in K-HITS Music: Genesis at #1

Today in 1986, Genesis scored their fourth UK No.1 album with their 13th studio album ‘Invisible Touch’. It remained in the charts for 96 weeks, making it the most commercially successful album of their career, eventually selling over 15 million copies worldwide and produced five US Top 5 singles, including the title track.Continue Reading