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15 Sept 1956, Elvis Presley started a five-week run at No.1 on the US charts with 'Don't Be Cruel'. The track went on to become Presley's biggest selling single, with sales over six million by 1961. This “double-sided hit” which had 'Hound Dog' on the B side, became the most successful on Billboard’s Hot 100 […]

9 Sept 1956, Elvis Presley made his first appearance on ‘The Ed Sullivan show’, performing ‘Don’t Be Cruel’, ‘Love Me Tender’ and ‘Ready Teddy’ from the CBS TV Studios in Los Angeles. https://youtu.be/N81IktPflsA

EVANESCENCE’s AMY LEE And TROY MCLAWHORN Cover BANANARAMA’s ‘Cruel Summer’ (Video) https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/evanescences-amy-lee-and-troy-mclawhorn-cover-bananaramas-cruel-summer-video/ EVANESCENCE’s AMY LEE And TROY MCLAWHORN Cover BANANARAMA’s ‘Cruel Summer’ (Video) EVANESCENCE singer Amy Lee and guitarist Troy McLawhorn recently performed a cover version of BANANARAMA's "Cruel Summer" for Germany's MagentaMusik 360. Video footage of their rendition can now be… Read the full […]

11th August 1956, Elvis Presley’s double sided hit ‘Don’t Be Cruel / Hound Dog was released. The single went to No.1 on the US chart, where it stayed for 11 weeks – a record that would not be broken until 1992’s Boyz II Men hit ‘End of the Road’. Elvis Presley – Don’t Be Cruel […]

11th August 1956, Elvis Presley’s double sided hit ‘Don’t Be Cruel / Hound Dog’ was released. The single went to No.1 on the US chart, where it stayed for 11 weeks – a record that would not be broken until 1992’s Boyz II Men hit ‘End of the Road’. Read it here


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