ELVIS PRESLEY – It Was NOW OR NEVER For The King This Day 63 Years Ago

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15 August 2023

This day in 1960, on 15 August 1960, yes, 63 years ago THE KING scored
one of his multiple number 1 hits with IT’S NOW OR NEVER . It topped
both the US and UK Charts.

Hail hail Elvis.

The song that inspired Now Or Never, was titled O’ Sole Mio and was already written in 1898. It was a melodramatic Neapolitan song, composed by Giovanni Capurro, Eduardo di Capua and Alfredo Mazzucchi. The title translates literally as ‘my sun‘ or ‘my sunshine‘. It was recorded for the first time in 1908 by Emilio de Gogorza and sounded like this…