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Elvis Presley and Sam Phillips photo by Colin Escott and Michael Ochs Archives and Getty Images
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Elvis Presley and Sam Phillips photo by Colin Escott and Michael Ochs Archives and Getty Images

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‘Music Is Akin To The Spirit Of Man’: Sam Phillips On His Life In Music

More than just the man that discovered Elvis Presley, Sam Phillips know the roots of American music better than most, having grown up in the Deep South.