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  • Oct 29, 1949
    Dewey Phillips debuts his "Red Hot 'N' Blue" radio show on WHBQ in Memphis. Five years later, he becomes the first deejay to play a record by Elvis Presley
    Jul 8, 1954
    While Elvis Presley watches "High Noon" at the Suzore movie theater, disc jockey Dewey Phillips plays "That's All Right" 14 times in a row on WHBQ in Memphis
    Jun 12, 1989
    Thirty-five years after Memphis' WHBQ became the first radio station to play an Elvis Presley record, the station pulls all of the King's music from its airwaves, citing complaints from listeners

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