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Ep. 41 - Sam Phillips and the birth of rock 'n' roll

Ep. 41 - Sam Phillips and the birth of rock 'n' roll

The stories of how Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Howlin' Wolf and others came to record the songs that changed popular music forever are told in a new biography, "Sam Phillips, the Man who Invented Rock 'n' Roll," by Peter Guralnick.

Phillips was founder of Sun Records, and he discovered and produced many legendary artists. Guralnick, a legendary rock journalist, stopped by Dad Rock HQ to discuss his latest book and engage in other rock talk.

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