"Without You"

The true saga of "Heartbreak Hotel" is not necessarily the only question mark pertaining to the career of Elvis Presley, and long-term students were thrilled recently to learn of the solving of another small but fascinating mystery. When the young Elvis Presley was trying to get himself noticed by Sam Phillips (owner of Sun Records) in 1953/54, it seemed that his every gambit failed. Even the act of paying $4 to have Mr Phillips listen to him and record a personal disk made little difference. And then, in May 1954, Sam Phillips came across an anonymous 10" demo disk in his office. On the record was a solo black voice singing a plaintive ballad called "Without You" and Sam decided he'd like t

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