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Today in Music History: Elvis

Today in Music History:  Elvis
On this date fifty-five years ago, Elvis has his first number one single in Heartbreak Hotel.  He would have sixteen more.  Four years later, Stuck on You would start a five-week run at the top.  Seventeen years after this, he would make his last recordings at a concert at the Saginaw Civic Center in Michigan. ... Read more »

Today in Music History: Elvis

On this date fifty-three years ago, Elvis reports to the Memphis draft board first thing in the morning and is later assigned army serial number 53310761.  Here’s an appropriate title song from his 1960 movie:

Today in Music History: Johnny Cash

On this date seventy-nine years ago, Johnny Cash is born in Kingsland, Arkansas.  He passed away eight years ago this September.  Here the Man in Black performs San Quentin in San Quentin:      
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