Good Rockin Tonight: Sun Records and the Birth of Rock N Roll Colin Escott

ISBN: 9780312081997

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288 pages


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Good Rockin Tonight: Sun Records and the Birth of Rock N Roll  by  Colin Escott

Good Rockin Tonight: Sun Records and the Birth of Rock N Roll by Colin Escott
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Memphis, Tennessee. The early 1950s. The Mississippi rolls by, and theres a train in the night. Down on Beale Street theres hard-edged blues, on the outskirts of town theyre pickin hillbilly boogie.At Sam Phillips Sun Records studio on UnionMoreMemphis, Tennessee.

The early 1950s. The Mississippi rolls by, and theres a train in the night. Down on Beale Street theres hard-edged blues, on the outskirts of town theyre pickin hillbilly boogie.At Sam Phillips Sun Records studio on Union Avenue, theres something different going on. Shake it, baby, shake it! Go, cat, go! Were gonna rock...This is where rock n roll was born-the record company that launched Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, and Carl Perkins. The label that brought the world, Blue Suede Shoes, Whole Lotta Shakin Goin On, Breathless, I Walk the Line, Mystery Train, Baby, Lets Play House, Good Rockin Tonight.

Good Rockin Tonight is the history, in words and over 240 photographs, of Sam Phillips legendary storefront studio, from the early days with primal blues artists like Howlin Wolf and B.B. King to the long nights in the studio with Elvis and Jerry Lee.

As colorful and energetic as the music itself, its a one-of-a-kind book for anyone who wants to know where it all started.



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