Sunday, May 01, 2016

1956: "Heartbreak hotel" by Elvis was # 1 this week



Elvis recorded this song in January 1956 and it became his first # 1 and gold record.   "Heartbreak hotel" is one of the greatest rock songs of all time.   It launched Elvis and everything that followed, from more gold records to movies.   

I learned later that Chet Atkins played guitar and Floyd Cramer the piano in this recording:





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