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 …

Shelby Singleton, A Legend

On this day two years ago, Sun Records President, Shelby Singleton, died of cancer at the age of 77. He is best known for his purchase of Sun Records in …

Shelby Singleton Jr.

As many of you have undoubtedly heard, our dear friend, Shelby Singleton passed away on Wednesday October 7th, 2009. Not only was he the Chairman of The Sun Entertainment Corporation, but he was also our brother, father, mentor, and friend. His contributions to American Music were vast, and without his efforts, The Sun Record Company would not be what it is today. Many articles have already been written and can be read elsewhere (links are at the bottom of this post). The following is his obituary, written by his family. This is the story they want to tell.

The Man Who Saved The “Sun Sound”

* This is an old article that we just happened across and thought we’d share. It’s not 100% accurate, but it’s pretty¬† close… 24/07/2007 – Lu 289 fois On August …