One of the greatest independent labels in history, the music of Chess Records still sounds revolutionary.
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.
On January 3, 1950, Sam Phillips opened Memphis Recording Service at 706 Union Avenue in Memphis, Tennessee, later to be known to the world as Sun Studio.
Mann had his biggest commercial success with a rocking 1959 version of 'Mona Lisa.'
Years before his rise to fame, the 18-year-old Cash took the opportunity of learning to be a radio operator.
Along with his beloved guitar 'Lucille', B.B. King brought the blues out of the margins and into the mainstream of America.
Recorded at Sam Phillips’ Sun Studios, ‘Rocket 88’ was credited to Jackie Brenston And His Delta Cats, but was actually the work of Ike Turner.
'Mystery Train', recorded by Little Junior Parker at Sun Studios in late 1953 has become a blues standard and has been covered by countless artists.
Remastered from the original flat master tape, this new edition features a high quality 150 gram black vinyl pressing.
A rare gold record for 'I Walk The Line' auctioned after country icon Johnny Cash's death has been purchased by the Johnny Cash Museum in Nashville.
Cotton also collaborated with a remarkable array of stars of both rock and blues, including Janis Joplin, Led Zeppelin and B.B. King.
‘Sun Records’ tells the tale of the famous foursome of Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Sun Records founder, Sam Phillips.
Leonardo DiCaprio will play Sun Records founder and rock 'n' roll pioneer Sam Phillips on the big screen.
Scotty Moore, the guitarist who helped Elvis Presley create his revolutionary rock 'n' roll sound at Sun Records, died yesterday (28) at the age of 84.
uDiscover tours Flying Saucers Rock 'n' Roll: The Cosmic Genius of Sam Phillips, a current exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.