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October 17, 1957 in Music History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Music

  • "Copper & Brass" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 36 performances

Film PremierJailhouse Rock Premieres

Jailhouse Rock starring Elvis Presley premieres in Memphis, Tennessee
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A publicity shot from the film showing Elvis Presley during the dance sequence in Jailhouse Rock
A publicity shot from the film showing Elvis Presley during the dance sequence in Jailhouse Rock