Sam Phillips
Date of Birth
Jan 05, 1923
Birth Place:
Florence, AL


Sam Phillips was not just one of the most important producers in rock history; There's a good argument to be made that he was also one of the most important figures in 20th century American culture. As owner of Sun Records and frequent producer of discs at his own Sun Studios, he was vital to launching the careers of Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, B.B. King, Howlin'...