His mom was a singer-songwriter. As a matter of fact, she co-wrote Heartbreak Hotel with Elvis Presley. This young man got into music as a performer and a writer too, and had one song giving him some trouble. He had the chorus and melody all written except for the opening, where he just wrote some nonsense lyrics as a placeholder until he could think up a good verse to put in their place. Well those nonsense words became one of rock and roll history’s biggest hits.
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