Elvis Presley - Elvis Presley's First Hit Goes Under The Hammer For $88,000

An original version of Elvis Presley's first ever radio hit, That's All Right has sold at auction for $88,000 (£55,000).

The acetate record of The King's 1954 track went under the hammer at Whyte's auctioneers in Dublin, Ireland, on Sunday (24Mar13), alongside Buddy Holly, Van Morrison and U2 memorabilia.

The record eventually sold to an Internet bidder for a staggering $88,000 (£55,000).

Auction house boss Ian Whyte says, "I am delighted the sale went extremely well. There was huge interest. It is the first ever pop and rock sale in Ireland and I hope it won't be the last."


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