Do you know?
The song “Crying in the Chapel” was written by Artie Glenn in 1953. He wrote the song because he wanted his son, Darell Glenn, to record it. After Darell recorded the song, he tried to publish it but it was rejected. However, the song was eventually picked up by other artists and became a hit in 1953.
Elvis Presley recorded his version of “Crying in the Chapel” in 1960, but it was not released until 1965. Presley’s version was a huge success, reaching #3 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and #1 on the UK Singles Chart. It also became one of the most popular gospel songs of all time.
Presley’s version of “Crying in the Chapel” is a powerful and moving ballad. The song tells the story of a man who is so overcome with emotion that he can’t help but cry tears of joy in the chapel. The song is a testament to the power of faith and the healing power of music.
“Crying in the Chapel” has been covered by many other artists over the years, including Johnny Cash, Aretha Franklin, and Willie Nelson. However, Elvis Presley’s version remains the most popular and iconic version of the song.
The song was also featured in the 1966 Elvis Presley film “Paradise, Hawaiian Style.”
“Crying in the Chapel” is a timeless classic that continues to resonate with listeners today. It is a song about hope, faith, and redemption. It is a song that can bring people together and lift their spirits.
Let’s enjoy the song through the video!
For an immersive experience of Elvis Presley’s “Crying in the Chapel” check out the official video. Let the King’s soulful voice transport you to a realm of musical brilliance.