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Sun Records

706 Union Ave., Memphis, TN , USA
Telephone: (800) 441-6249
URL: Sun Studio
Latitude & Longitude: 35° 8' 21.5772", -90° 2' 15.7452"
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Listed in the National Register of Historic Places
In the early 1950's Sun Records was a small recording studio
located here at 706 Union. Owned and operated by Sam C. Phillips, Sun Records
became nationally known for giving many local area artists, both black and white,
their start in the recording industry. These included Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash,
Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison, Carl Perkins, Charlie Rich, B.B. King, Rufus Thomas, Howlin' Wolf and others.
Sun Records was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on July 31, 2003.
Last updated: 2/14/2015 15:17:00
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