' Sam Phillips | Summary | Music Minder
The Premier International Online Directory of Musicians & Entertainers
  music minder
Search For:   
In Table:  
Home Entertainers Businesses About Contact
Albums Birthdates Hits Instruments Lyrics Memorials On This Day
Home > Entertainers Menu > Entertainers Location Menu > Entertainers List > Sam Phillips > Summary
« ListSummaryBiographyWorksPhotosVideosLinksComments


A portrait of "Sam Phillips". Photographer unknown.

Full Name: Samuel Cornelius Phillips
Description: Record producer
Known For: Phillips was the innovator on the first Elvis Presley recording
Music Styles: Rhythm & Blues, Rock
Location: United States of America
Web Site: http://www.history-of-rock.com/sam_phillips_sun_records.htm
Date Born: 5th January 1923
Location Born: Florence, Alabama, United States of America
Date Died: 30th July 2003
Location Died: Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America
Cause Of Death: Respiratory failure
Memorial: He is interred in the Memorial Park Cemetery, Memphis.
Summary: In the 1940s, Phillips worked as a DJ for Muscle Shoals, Alabama radio station WLAY (AM). According to Phillips, this radio station's "open format" of broadcasting music from both white and black musicians. would later inspire his work in Memphis.
Photo Comments: I, the copyright holder of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. This applies worldwide.
© Music Minder
All rights reserved: Prosecution rights will be exercised for any breaches of copyright.