TITLE

The Legacy of Sam

AUTHOR(S)
Petersen, George
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Mix;Sep2003, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the legacy left by Sun Records founder Sam Phillips to the music recording industry. Artists whom Sam Phillips introduced to the public; Impact of Phillips on rock 'n' roll; History of Sun Records; Changes in musical mores from the 1940s to the early 2000s.
ACCESSION #
11359164

 

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