With The King's career on a steady decline since his last U.S. #1 single in 1962, many thought his reign was effectively over. But then...he came back in a 1968 NBC television special.
The show was the highest-rated special of the year.
Cyprus Avenue celebrates The King of Rock 'n' Roll a few weeks after what would've been Elvis' 77th birthday.
In 1954, Elvis began working with Sun Records' Sam Phillips. Soon after, he met his future manager, Colonel Tom Parker -- and the rest is rock 'n' roll history.