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Unformatted text preview: out of financial difficulty? According to Sam Philips, Elvis would have quit singing if he could play what instrument like what musician? The piano like jerry lee lewis Who was the last notable artist to record at Sun? How long was Sun Records a prevalent force in the music industry, and in what year did Sam Philips retire from the business? A decade, late 50s music changed Sun records founded by and owned by SAM PHILLIPS Was the birthplace of rockability sound Elvis was the first big star Jerry Lee Lewis Johnny Cash Carl Phillips Roy Onbison (to name a few) Many early African Americans, blues musicians and R&B got the opportunity to record at Sun record via Sam Phillips Howlin Wolf Muddy Waters Mississippi Delta blues musicians Jackie brenston and his delta cats Rocket 88 (1951) Perhaps the first true rock and roll R&B piece ever Written by Ike (im gonna bitch slap my wife) Turner Study guide questions available under course documents on blackboard...
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- Music, Sam Phillips, Jerry Lee Lewis, Sun Records