Memories Of Last No. 1 Elvis Hit

Elvis Presley performs on "The Ed Sullivan Show" Sept. 9, 1956. AP

Elvis Presley fans flocking to Memphis this weekend to remember the day he died are being encouraged to also celebrate the 40th anniversary of his final No. 1 hit single, "Suspicious Minds."

While they can tour Graceland, the estate where he died 32 years ago, or Sun Studio, which helped make him the King of Rock 'n' Roll, the Elvis faithful can't see the place where that hit record was made. There's nothing left to remind people of the sessions that produced the "From Elvis in Memphis" album.

American Sound Studio folded in 1972 and the building was later torn down. In its place is a beauty shop and a crumbling parking lot.

Chips Moman, who ran the studio says he hasn't been back to the site. In his words: "I put it out of my mind."

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