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SUN RECORDS FOUNDED

Event Date: 27th March 1952
 
 
EVENT DESCRIPTION
 
Sun Records is a record label founded in Memphis, Tennessee, starting operations in1952
 
EVENT SUMMARY
 
Sun was founded with the financial aid of Jim Bulliet, one of many record executives for whom Sam had scouted artists before 1952. The music of many Sun Records musicians helped lay part of the foundation of late 20th century rock and roll, plus it influenced many younger musicians, particularly the Beatles.
 
 
 
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