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Sun Records of Memphis, Tennessee.

Charlie Gillett tells the story of Sun, the influential Memphis record label set up by Sam Phillips, which featured the likes of Howlin' Wolf, Elvis Presley and Jerry Lee Lewis.

As part of our celebration of rock 'n' roll, another chance to hear a programme, first broadcast in 1976, in which the late Charlie Gillett tells the story of Sun, the influential Memphis record label set up by Sam Phillips, which featured the likes of B.B. King, Howlin' Wolf, Elvis Presley and Jerry Lee Lewis.

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Wed 20 Jun 2018 01:00

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  • Jerry Lee Lewis

    Great Balls of Fire

    • The Road Begins.
    • El Toro.
    • ETCD-4022.
  • Carl Perkins

    GONE GONE GONE

    • CARL PERKINS: THE CLASSICS.
    • BEAR FAMILY.
    • BCD-15494.
  • BB KING/JIMMY SMITH

    3 O'CLOCK BLUES

    • DOT COM BLUES.
    • BLUE THUMB.
    • 543-9782.
  • Junior Parker

    MYSTERY TRAIN

    • THE SUN STORY.
    • RHINO.
    • RNCD-75884.
  • Rufus Thomas

    BEAR CAT

    • THE BEST OF MEMPHIS ROCK 'N' ROLL.
    • CARLTON.
    • 721-0507.
  • Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup

    THATS ALRIGHT MAMA

    • ELVIS: THE SONGS THAT INSPIRED THE KING.
    • HUSLTLERZ INC RECORDINGS.
    • HUST-1001.
  • Elvis Presley

    BLUE MOON OF KENTUCKY

    • ELVIS AT SUN.
    • RCA.
    • 82876-61308 2.
  • Elvis Presley

    GOOD ROCKIN' TONIGHT

    • ELVIS AT SUN.
    • RCA/BMG.
    • 82876-613082.
  • Elvis Presley

    BLUE SUEDE SHOES

    • ELVIS PRESLEY / THE DEFINITIVE ROCK 'N' ROLL ALBUM.
    • RCA.
    • ND-90415.
  • Johnny Cash

    HEY PORTER

    • COUNTRY ROUND-UP.
    • SPECTRUM.
    • U3008--2.
  • Roy Orbison

    OOBY DOOBY

    • ESSENTIAL SUN ROCKABILLIES VOL 1.
    • CHARLY.
    • CPCD-8099.
  • Carl Perkins

    DIXIE FRIED

    • The Definitive Collection.
    • CHARLY.
    • CPCD-83382.
  • Warren Smith

    UBANGI STOMP

    • THE BEST OF MEMPHIS ROCK 'N' ROLL.
    • CARLTON.
    • 721-0507.
  • Jerry Lee Lewis

    BREATHLESS

    • ROCKABILLY HEAVEN (VARIOUS).
    • SEE FOR MILES.
    • SEECD-397.
  • Jerry Lee Lewis

    Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On

    • THE BEST OF JERRY LEE LEWIS.
    • MUSIC CLUB.
    • MCCD-081.
  • Bill Justis

    RAUNCHY

    • TEEN BEAT VOL 4.
    • ACE.
    • CDCHD-655.
  • Charlie Rich

    LONELY WEEKENDS

    • ROCKABILLY HEAVEN (VARIOUS).
    • PICKWICK.
    • PWKS-4245.
  • Roy Orbison

    ONLY THE LONELY

    • BEST 60'S ALBUM IN THE WORLD...EVER!.
    • VIRGIN.
    • VTCD-160 A&B.
  • Booker T. & The MG’s

    GREEN ONIONS

    • ATLANTIC GOLD.
    • WARNER STRATEGIC MARKETING.
    • WSMCD-191.
  • Elvis Presley

    MYSTERY TRAIN

    • THE ELVIS PRESLEY SUN COLLECTION.
    • RCA.
    • ND-89107.

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