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Buddy Killen Died

December 16, 2006 | People
Famed Nashville music publisher Buddy Killen died, aged 73, on November 1, 2006. In 1955, while working for Tree Publishing, he convinced Mae Borden Axton to assign het song "Heartbreak Hotel" to the company, this would become Elvis' first national #1 pop hit for RCA.
Source:Magazines: The Man And His Music