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Sam Phillips ' Sun Records company recorded musicians such as Howlin ' Wolf ( before he moved to Chicago ), Willie Nix, Ike Turner, and B. B. King.
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* 1951 – Jackie Brenston, with Ike Turner and his band, records " Rocket 88 ", often cited as " the first rock and roll record ", at Sam Phillips ' recording studios in Memphis, Tennessee.
Guralnick wrote the script for A & E's documentary, Sam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock ' n ' Roll, narrated by Billy Bob Thornton, and he also scripted Sam Cooke-Legend, narrated by Jeffrey Wright.
Contenders for the title of " first rock and roll record " include Goree Carter's " Rock Awhile " ( 1949 ); Jimmy Preston's " Rock the Joint " ( 1949 ), which was later covered by Bill Haley & His Comets in 1952 ; and " Rocket 88 " by Jackie Brenston and his Delta Cats ( actually an alias for Ike Turner and his band The Kings of Rhythm ), recorded by Sam Phillips for Sun Records in March 1951.
In July 1954, Elvis Presley recorded the regional hit " That's All Right ( Mama )" at Sam Phillips ' Sun Studio in Memphis.
Johnny Cash toured the area in 1955, playing on the same local radio show as the Teen Kings and suggested that Orbison approach Sam Phillips at Sun Records, home of rockabilly stars including Presley, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis and Cash.
Sam Phillips remembered being much more impressed with Orbison's mastery of the guitar than his voice ; a ballad Orbison wrote called " The Clown " was met with lukewarm appreciation at best.
The Nashville Sound was developed by producers Atkins, Owen Bradley — who worked closely with Patsy Cline — Sam Phillips, and Fred Foster.
:* Best Spoken Word Or Non-Musical Recording ( 1986 ) with Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Sam Phillips, Rick Nelson and Chips Moman
A musical style known as " gut-bucket blues " came out of the jug band scene, and was cited by Sam Phillips of Sun Records as the type of music he was seeking when he first recorded Elvis Presley.
Notable members of the Industrial Workers of the World have included Lucy Parsons ; Helen Keller ; Joe Hill ; Ralph Chaplin ; Ricardo Flores Magon ; James P. Cannon ; James Connolly ; Jim Larkin ; Paul Mattick ; Big Bill Haywood ; Eugene Debs ; David Dellinger ; Elizabeth Gurley Flynn ; Sam Dolgoff, Monty Miller ; Indian Nationalist Lala Hardayal ; Frank Little ; ACLU founder Roger Nash Baldwin ; Harry Bridges, briefly, later helped form ILWU ; Minnesota Governor Floyd B. Olson ; Buddhist beat poet Gary Snyder ; Fredy Perlman ; Australian poets Harry Hooton and Lesbia Harford ; graphic artist Carlos Cortez ; artist Kevin McCoy ; counterculture icon Kenneth Rexroth ; Surrealist Franklin Rosemont ; Rosie Kane and Carolyn Leckie, former Members of the Scottish Parliament ; labor and environmental organizer Judi Bari ; folk musicians Utah Phillips, Harry McClintock, Anne Feeney, and David Rovics ; crime writer Jim Thompson ; Finnish folk music legend Hiski Salomaa ; Catholic Workers Dorothy Day and Ammon Hennacy.
Sam Phillips ' Sun Studio, the most seminal recording studio in American popular music, still stands, and is open for tours.
Sun Studio is a highly influential recording studio opened on 3 January 1950 by rock pioneer Sam Phillips at 706 Union Avenue.
King, who helped them to get a steady weekend gig and recommended them to Sam Phillips at Sun Studio.
Turner was contracted to the Bihari Brothers, but he continued to work for Sam Phillips at Sun Studios, where he was effectively the in-house producer.
Mark Heard released 16 records in his lifetime, and produced and performed with many other artists as well, such as Sam Phillips ( aka Leslie Phillips ), Pierce Pettis, Phil Keaggy, Vigilantes of Love, Peter Buck of R. E. M.
Samuel Cornelius Phillips ( January 5, 1923 – July 30, 2003 ), better known as Sam Phillips, was an American businessman, record executive, record producer and DJ who played an important role in the emergence of rock and roll as the major form of popular music in the 1950s.
Although Steve Sholes was credited as the official producer of Elvis after his move to RCA, it was Elvis who in reality, produced most of the music, using what he had learned from Sam Phillips.
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Turner was not credited on any of the Stevens releases as he still had months to run on his Sun contract and did not want to cause friction with Sam Philips.
Although it was acknowledged as a continuation of their old work, albeit with an increased use of synthesisers, Sam Spies of the Richmond Times-Dispatch noted that " the experiments in style that made Cake fun to listen to have all but disappeared from ' Pressure Chief ' ... What's left is mostly uninspired, so-called alternative rock ", and Graeme Hammond of the Sunday Herald Sun wrote that " the melodies are listless, the album bereft of anything with the verve of Short Skirt / Long Jacket or Comfort Eagle ".
Noteworthy performers included: Dizzy Gillespie, Gene Krupa, Buddy Rich, Gil Evans, Stan Kenton, Johnny Richards, Sun Ra, Gary MacFarland, Charles Mingus, Oliver Nelson, Carla Bley, Thad Jones / Mel Lewis Big Band, Sam Rivers, Don Ellis, Toshiko Akiyoshi – Lew Tabackin Big Band, Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra and Anthony Braxton.
They were accompanied by surgeon Dr. Charles Penrose as well as Ed Towse, a reporter for the Cheyenne Sun, and a newspaper reporter for the Chicago Herald, Sam T. Clover, whose lurid first-hand accounts later appeared in eastern newspapers.
Founded by Sam Phillips, Sun Records was known for giving notable musicians such as Elvis Presley ( whose recording contract was sold to RCA Victor Records for $ 35, 000 in 1955 to relieve financial difficulties Phillips ' Sun was going through ), Carl Perkins, Roy Orbison, and Johnny Cash their first recording contracts and helping to launch their careers.
It was Sun record producer and engineer, Jack Clement, who discovered and recorded Jerry Lee Lewis, while owner Sam Phillips was away on a trip to Florida.
Sun was founded with the financial aid of Jim Bulliet, one of many record executives for whom Sam had scouted artists before 1952.
At age fourteen years, using the I IV V chord progression common to country songs of the day, he wrote what came to be known around Jackson as " Let Me Take You To the Movie, Magg " ( the song would convince Sam Phillips to sign Perkins to his Sun Records label ).
Before resuming touring, Sam Phillips arranged a recording session at Sun with Ed Cisco filling in for the still-recuperating Jay.
Sam Phillips, founder of Sun Records, lived in the area and stated in his autobiography that Muscle Shoals ( primarily radio station WLAY ( AM ), which had both " white " and " black " music on its playlist ) influenced his merging of these sounds at Sun Records with Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash.
Sholes was attempting to recapture the Sun Records sound, but he was unaware that Sun founder Sam Phillips had used two tape recorders and a slight time delay to create it on previous Presley recordings.
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In 1959, two black-owned record labels, one of which would become hugely successful, made their debut: Sam Cooke's Sar, and Berry Gordy's Motown Records.
Bono began his music career working at Specialty Records where his song " Things You Do to Me " was recorded by Sam Cooke, and went on to work for the record producer Phil Spector in the early 1960s as a promotion man, percussionist and " gofer ".
Cannon and Will Shade were recorded again in 1956 by Sam Charters on a field trip for Folkways Records.
" It was also the first recording by New York folksinger Dave Van Ronk, and featured Sam Charters, author of ' The Country Blues ', and his wife Ann as well as Len Kunstadt, co-owner of the Spivey Records label.
Sam Lovullo, the producer of the television series Hee Haw, said his show presented " what were, in reality, the first musical videos ," while JMI Records made the same claim with Don Williams ' 1973 song, " The Shelter of Your Eyes.
Despite this popular regional acclaim, by mid 1955 Sam Phillips's studio experienced financial difficulties, and he sold Presley's contract in November of that year ; RCA Records ' offer of $ 35, 000 beat out Atlantic Records ' offer of $ 25, 000.
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She began using the name " Sam " professionally in 1988 when she left Myrrh Records and signed with Virgin Records in order to distance herself from her prior persona.
These tracks bridged the gap between the more mannered mainstream rhythm and blues of the Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller songwriting team of the 1950s, as exemplified by the Coasters and Drifters, and the gruffer Southern styles of the later ' 60s, as heard on the Stax Records sides of Otis Redding and Sam & Dave.
Burke participated in the American Master's documentary Atlantic Records: The House That Ahmet Built, and in December 2007, Burke performed at the private after-party after the Ahmet Ertegün Tribute Concert at The O < sub > 2 </ sub > in Greenwich, London, along with Ben E. King, Percy Sledge and Sam Moore.
In the 1960s, as members of the house band of Stax Records, they played on hundreds of recordings by artists such as Wilson Pickett, Otis Redding, Bill Withers, Sam & Dave, Carla and Rufus Thomas and Johnnie Taylor.