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‘SAM PHILLIPS: The Man Who Invented Rock ’n’ Roll,’ by Peter Guralnick – The New York Times

Five hundred forty-one pages into Peter Guralnick’s 763-page biography of Sam Phillips, the impresario enshrined in the subtitle as “the man who invented rock ’n’ roll,” we get the moment when many people probably saw Phillips for the first time. … Continue reading

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THE JUKEBOX: Put Another Nickel In… | uDiscover

“We had these little juke joints, little taverns at that time. On a weekend there was this little place in the alley that would stay open all night. We called them Saturday night fish fries, they had two or three … Continue reading

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SO JUST WHAT WAS THE FIRST ROCK ‘N’ ROLL RECORD? – uDiscover

“My man rocks me with one steady roll.” – Trixie Smith, 1922 Rock and roll is as old as mankind and the first rock ‘n’ roll record was Jackie Brenston and his Delta Cats’ ‘Rocket 88’ recorded at Sam Phillips’ … Continue reading

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