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  • Jun 1, 1956
    Lisa Hartman is born in Houston, Texas. She marries Clint Black and joins him as a vocalist on "When I Said I Do"
    Jun 2, 1956
    Elvis Presley arrives in Oakland, California, where Scotty Moore, D.J. Fontana and Bill Black accuse him of recording "Be-Bop-A-Lula" with other musicians behind their backs. Presley assures them the record belongs to Gene Vincent
    Jun 4, 1956
    Decca releases Kitty Wells' double-sided hit "Searching (For Someone Like You)" and "I'd Rather Stay Home"
    Jun 4, 1956
    Capitol releases Gene Vincent's "Be-Bop-A-Lula"
    Jun 5, 1956
    Elvis Presley appears on Milton Berle's NBC-TV show, performing "I Want You, I Need You, I Love You" and "Hound Dog." One critic derides Presley's moves as "the mating dance of an aborigine"
    Jun 7, 1956
    Larry Boone is born in Cooper City, Florida. He gains a hit with 1988's "Don't Give Candy To A Stranger," and writes Tracy Lawrence's "Lessons Learned," Lonestar's "Everything's Changed" and Kathy Mattea's "Burnin' Old Memories"
    Jun 9, 1956
    Wesley & Marilyn Tuttle are guests on ABC's "Ozark Jubilee," hosted by Red Foley and Porter Wagoner
    Jun 9, 1956
    Patti Page makes the cover of TV Guide
    Jun 11, 1956
    Decca releases The Wilburn Brothers' "I'm So In Love With You"
    Jun 13, 1956
    Gene Autry's Golden West Broadcasters buys San Francisco radio station KSFO for a cool $1 million

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