Sun Records

Sun Records

The year was 1952 in Memphis, Tennessee and record producer Sam Phillips launched his record company, Sun Records. Two years later he found the one and only Elvis Presley. He went on to record Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, Roy Orbison, Merle Haggard, Conway Twitty, Junior Parker, James Cotton and on and on. Join us as we talk about where rock and roll was born. Follow us on Instagram @SteelMagnoliasPodcast

Laura Beth Peters and Lainie Stubblefield
The year was 1952 in Memphis, Tennessee and record producer Sam Phillips launched his record company, Sun Records. Two years later he found the one and only Elvis Presley. He went on to record Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, Roy Orbison, Merle Haggard, Conway Twitty, Junior Parker, James Cotton and on and on. Join us as we talk about where rock and roll was born. Read about the recent sale of Sun Records, here. Check out Sun Studio Sessions on YouTube If you’d like to hear about Southern Rock and how Muscle Shoals ties into this timeline of music, check out Season 1 Episode 4. Follow us on Instagram @SteelMagnoliasPodcast