On May 3, 1956, Elvis Presley is n°1 for the first time in the USA with "Heartbreak Hotel". This song will top the charts for 7 weeks...
In 1995 "Heartbreak Hotel" was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame, and in 2004 Rolling Stone magazine named it one of the "500 Greatest Songs of All Time". That year it was also included in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's "500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll".
Artwork by Owen Dippie
Watch Elvis Presley "Heartbreak Hotel" live in 1956