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- "Heartbreak Hotel" (later renamed "This Place Hotel") is also the title of a 1980 single by The Jacksons.
"Heartbreak Hotel" is a rock and roll song by Elvis Presley, with Bill Black (bass) and Scotty Moore (guitar) as the main supporting musicians. Recorded in January 1956, the song introduced Presley to the US' national music consciousness. It was released as a single with the b-side song "I Was The One" on January 27, 1956.
It was written by Thomas Durden and Mae Boren Axton, the mother of singer/songwriter/actor Hoyt Axton.
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