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Jan 2012 AT2 "Elvis"

As a little girl in the 60's I, of course knew of Elvis Presley, but had no idea that his first single was recorded a month before I was born or that he was popular in the 50's!

Journaling reads:

"Heartbreak Hotel" recorded by American rock and roll musician Elvis Presley, was released as a single on January 27, 1956 and was his first number one pop record..

It topped Billboard's Top 100 for seven weeks, was number one on the Country & Western chart and reached number five on the R & B chart, becoming Presley's first million-seller and the best-selling single of 1956."

 

For this ATC I used:

KSC Breathe Collection

JCO Super 7 Spread

SNY Brush Set: Painted

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Oh, how I miss Elvis! Wonderful card, Marilyn! Love your blending of his photo! Elvis' birthday is Jan 8, the day before mine so I've always felt a kindred spirit with him for some reason!

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Love the blending - I loved Elvis (still do) - although I share a birth month with him I am sad that I was born the same year he died. Would love to have seen him in concert & I used to watch all of his movies with my mom.

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Oh, yes....I so remember Elvis and his first appearance on the Ed Sullivan show...quite a scandal! But your card isn't...it's wonderful!

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Funny how we both did layouts/ATC's on Elvis. He was wonderful. I love your card and the photos of Elvis are great, especially the one you blended into the background. Love the 45 that you added to the card. I still have a huge bunch in my closet. Someday I've got to get them out and play them. Yes, I still have a record player and the little yellow plastic thingies that you put in the hole of the 45. Too funny!

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What a great photo you used to blend into the background. He was an amazing singer. I love the shade of green you used!

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