Leonardo DiCaprio to Play Sam Phillips

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio will play Sun founder Sam Phillips in the upcoming film adaptation for Peter Guralnick’s “Sam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock ‘N’ Roll.” The rights were acquired by …

Sun Turns 64

March 27, 1952 was the day Sam Phillips started Sun Records in Memphis, TN. Since then, his visionary ear shaped the sound of R&B, Country and Rock ‘n’ Roll. Sam …

Million Dollar Quartet Anniversary

On December 4, 1956, the legendary Million Dollar Quartet jam session took place at Sun Studio, Memphis, TN. It was the only occasion in which Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry …

Sam Phillips Anniversary

Today marked the 12th anniversary of Sam Phillips passing. To celebrate his life, the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville will have an exhibit showcasing the genius of Sam, which …

New Sam Phillips Biography This November

Peter Guralnick, the music biographer and author of Sam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock n’ Roll, has released the cover of his book, due out in November. He spoke with Entertainment …

That’s All Right 60th Anniversary

This past Saturday marked a huge anniversary in the history of rock music. The same day 60 years ago was the day Elvis Presley recorded his first hit, “That’s All …

Record Store Day 2014

This year’s Record Store Day will take place on Saturday, April 19. Sun Records has teamed up with ORG Music to bring you two limited edition releases. Johnny Cash – With …