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1. It's 1954, Elvis, Scotty Moore and Bill Black begin performing their first professional shows for, can you believe $10.00 a night? What was the stage name given to Scotty Moore and Bill Black?
2. Folklore would have you believe Elvis went into the Tupelo Hardware Store on his 11th birthday wanting a guitar. This isn't the full story. Young Elvis had quite another idea in mind for his chosen birthday present. Which one of these toys is often said to be the one he wanted?
3. Sunshine Records is the name of the infamous recording studio where Elvis cut his first record.
4. What year did Elvis' good humor and sportsmanship get put to the test on the Steve Allen Show? This was the one where he was dressed in a tuxedo and sang "Hound Dog" to a sleepy-eyed basset hound named Sherlock?
5. On November 20, 1955, RCA Records bought out Elvis' contract with Sam Phillips of Sun Records and thus began the unstopable force that changed music forever. How much money was the contract purchased for?
6. The movie, "Jailhouse Rock" was released in 1957. Also in the movie were Judy Tyler, and Dean Jones. It was Elvis' third movie. What was the name of the character Elvis played?
7. This 1964 release was filmed at Big Bear Lake, California and featured such co-stars as Yvonne Craig, Pamela Austin, and Maureen Reagan, daughter of future-president Ronald Reagan. What was the name of this film which Elvis played opposite of... ELVIS?
8. On December 4, 1956 Sun engineers recorded the impromptu vocalizations of Elvis, along with Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison and Jerry Lee Lewis. They called the group as a whole, The Million Dollar Quartet.
9. What would have been the name of Elvis' twin brother?
10. December 3, 1968, Colonel Parker wanted the final song of Elvis' triumphant 68' Come-back Special to be a traditional Christmas Carol. Producer Steve Binder thought otherwise and asked for an original song to be written for the closing number. What was the name of this powerful song?
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