On this Day in Music History: March 23, 1956

On this Day in Music History: March 23, 1956

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Brought to you by Blackfire Research….On this day in 1956, The King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, released his debut studio album, “Elvis Presley” by RCA Victor. It was the first Rock and Roll album to hit #1 on the Billboard charts, where it remained for 10 weeks. The album catapulted the rockabilly to superstardom, introducing a predominantly conservative US audience to a more provocative style of music, featuring the now classic covers of “Blue Suede Shoes,” and Little Richard’s “Tutti Frutti.”

 

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