We Record Anything-Anywhere-Anytime:
Sam Phillips & the Early Years of the Memphis Recording Service
Produced by The Kitchen Sisters, Davia Nelson & Nikki Silva
Mixed by Jim McKee at Earwax Productions, San Francisco
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Read a listing of music credits that contributed to this very special segment.
Before Elvis walked through the door, before Sun Studios put Memphis on
the map -- Sam Phillips, a young man with a tape recorder, lived by the
motto, "We Record Anything, Anywhere, Anytime."
Sam Phillips at the reel to reel console at Sun Studios, Memphis TN. Courtesy of Sam Phillips
Weddings, funerals, marching bands, the Miss Memphis Pageant--Sam
recorded them all--anything to keep his fledgling Memphis Recording
Service open to record Howlin' Wolf, B.B. King, Little Junior, Ike
Turner, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley.the raw and rocking,
unrecorded music of the 1950s South.
With this very special segment, we feature Ike Turner, Peter Guralnick and others along
with Sam's never-before-broadcast remote recordings.
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