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Jack White to sell Elvis Presley's debut recording

Rocker Jack White is to reissue Elvis Presley's first ever recording after buying the acetate at auction for $300,000 .

The White Stripes star purchased the 1953 disc, which features Presley performing My Happiness and That's When Your Heartaches Begin, at an auction in January (15).


He will sell it on vinyl to mark Record Store Day on 18 April (15), according to Billboard.com.


The publication reports White has told employees at his company Third Man Records, "This is the first recording ever made by Elvis Presley. On Record Store Day, Third Man Records will issue this on vinyl."


Presley recorded the disc at Sun Studios in Memphis, Tennessee at the age of 18.