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.

Hear the story below.

Hear the complete song in the video below.


Read more at http://www.songfacts.com

Watch the Video HERE

Hear more Song Secrets HERE

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