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.
Years before his rise to fame, the 18-year-old Cash took the opportunity of learning to be a radio operator.
Cotton also collaborated with a remarkable array of stars of both rock and blues, including Janis Joplin, Led Zeppelin and B.B. King.
Mann had his biggest commercial success with a rocking 1959 version of 'Mona Lisa.'
‘Memphis Mayhem’ offers an in-depth look at the city that spawned such acts as Otis Redding, Elvis Presley, and Johnny Cash.
They will include a new box set, a compilation and individual vinyl reissues of an often overlooked and underappreciated period in Cash's career.
Sam Phillips will forever be known as the man who discovered Elvis. But it was Sam’s love of the blues that was the catalyst for Elvis.
Remastered from the original flat master tape, this new edition features a high quality 150 gram black vinyl pressing.
Valerie June, Bobby Rush, Amy LaVere and Luther Dickinson all contribute to Red Hot: A Memphis Celebration of Sun Records, from the Americana Music Society.
Pokey LaFarge will release his second album for Rounder, Manic Revelations, on 19 May. The lead track 'Riot In The Streets' is on streaming services now.
‘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.
Synonymous with Country music is Nashville, you can’t mention one without mentioning the other home to the Grand Ole Opry & the Country Music Hall of Fame.