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Elvis: The First Sun Sessions

Phil Sutcliffe, Q, January 2004

IT WAS A QUIET WEEK in Memphis. Monday, January 4, 1954. Everyone easing into the new year. Nobody paid any attention when, around lunchtime, a truck from Crown Electric appliances pulled up outside the Memphis Recording Service shop front at 706 Union Avenue and a teenager with greasy blond hair climbed out, carrying a battered acoustic guitar.

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