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Elvis Presley: The King is Dead

Philip Norman, Times, The, August 1977

ELVIS PRESLEY will be remembered as the first and the greatest exponent of Rock and Roll music, whose recordings of 'Blue Suede Shoes', 'Hound Dog' and 'Heartbreak Hotel' establish the music's otherwise fitful claim to be a 20th century art form.

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