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27/01/1956 Elvis Presley’s "Heartbreak Hotel" is released

"Heartbreak Hotel" is a song recorded by American singer Elvis Presley. It was released as a single in January 1956, Presley's first on his new record label RCA Victor. It was written by Tommy Durden and Mae Boren Axton. A newspaper article about the suicide of a lonely man who jumped from a hotel window inspired the lyrics.

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