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Sam Phillips

The Man Who Invented Rock 'n' Roll

by Peter Guralnick

Hardcover, 763 pages, Little Brown & Co, List Price: $32 |

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Draws on interviews and firsthand personal observations extending throughout a twenty-five-year period with both Phillips and legendary Sun Records artists to explain the label's unique and influential integration of new music styles.

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The Man And The Mistakes That 'Invented Rock 'n' Roll'

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