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David Hess Passed Away

Songwriter and actor David Hess passed away on October 8, on the age of 75. Hess (co-)wrote I Got Stung (pseudonym David Hill), Come Along and Sand Castles for Elvis. In 1956 he recorded All Shook Up, which became an Elvis #1 a year later. Hess also wrote Pat Boone's Speedy Gonzales.

Source: Various / Updated: Oct 15, 2011
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Matthias Kuenzer (profilecontact) wrote on Oct 17, 2011report abuse
R.I.P. David Hess. His songs will live on.
snowplow floater (profilecontact) wrote on Oct 15, 2011report abuse
He wrote some classics, never knew anybody recorded 'All shook up' before Elvis, always thought it was written especially for him. You learn something new everyday.

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