I Was the One

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"I Was the One"
Single by Elvis Presley
A-side"Heartbreak Hotel"
RecordedJanuary 11, 1956
LabelRCA Victor
Songwriter(s)Aaron Schroeder
Bill Peppers
Claude Demetrius
Hal Blair
Producer(s)Steve Sholes

"I Was the One" is a song by Elvis Presley, written by Aaron Schroeder, Bill Peppers, Claude Demetrius and Hal Blair.

Presley recorded it at RCA's Studios, Nashville, on January 11, 1956,[1] it was released as the B-side of the "Heartbreak Hotel" single (RCA Victor 20-6420 (78 rpm record) and RCA Victor 47-6420 (single)) in 1956, and was produced by Steve Sholes.[1]

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Swedish band Streaplers has also recorded the song, it was released on the LP Speed (Bohus Bglp 5010) in 1978. Country musician Jimmie Dale Gilmore also recorded a version on his album, Spinning Around the Sun.


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