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“Good Rockin' Tonight” - “i'm Left, You're Right, She's Gone”

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Dixie was beginning to find out more and more that she just didn't fit into Elvis's new life. They still cared for each other, and Dixie spent a lot of time with Gladys Presley when Elvis was away on tour. But Dixie and Elvis fought a lot, mostly about what Dixie was doing when Elvis was away. Elvis was very possessive, and he wanted Dixie to sit at home and wait for him instead of going to the drugstore to listen to some music with her friends. Dixie suspected that Elvis dated other girls, and she was right, although there was no one else who was steady or serious with Elvis at this time but Dixie. They had broken up a few times, and in July 1955, they broke up for good.

Elvis did not let his personal life interfere with his music, however. Elvis's fourth Sun single paired an R & B tune, “Baby, Let's Play House,” with a country tune, “I'm Left, You're Right, She's Gone.” This record sold incredibly well, and Elvis Presley became a household name throughout the South.

The group had been saving money for a trip to New York City to audition for Arthur Godfrey's popular television show. When they got to New York, the woman who ran the auditions did not like Elvis's music, and the band never appeared on the show. They continued to tour, and they made enough money so that Elvis could rent a house for himself and his parents.

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