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"Heartbreak Hotel" is Elvis's first Number One for RCA and only the second song he recorded for the label. Chet Atkins played rhythm guitar. You can hear Bill Black's stand-up bass, Scotty Moore's electric guitar, D.J. Fontana's drums and Floyd Cramer's piano. Recorded in January 1956 in Nashville, it was released as a single in the USA (with the B-side "I Was the One") on January 27, 1956. Despite RCA's early objections to the sound quality, one of the… read more

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  • Avatar for RAY7654321
    Listening to the album "Elvis Presley" the debut long play album released in 1956 of the biggest phenomenon since Frank Sinatra a dozen years earlier.
  • Avatar for neilallsopp
    so coooooooolll
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    "Too much perspective"
  • Avatar for ronny2013
    Ace song.
  • Avatar for dstop15
    Al time superhit!!! So great!
  • Avatar for NitaD1
    I luv him :-)
  • Avatar for geordielad49
    luv him or hate him he is good
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    I luvs ta play my 45 on this one with the scratches and all.

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