musicNEWS: World Celebrates 50th Anniversary of 1st Elvis Song
While the true birth of Rock ‘N’ Roll is
a heavily debated topic, many place it with the recording of this song.
Radio station from Europe, North America, Japan, even the Ukraine marked
the anniversary by carrying the live broadcast of the song from the Sun
studios in Memphis.
Scotty Moore, the guitarist that participated in the recording was given the honor of pressing the play button. An estimated 1200 to 1500 radio stations from around the world picked up the live feed from Tennessee.
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