'Sam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock 'n' Roll'

Most critics agree that rock ‘n’ roll got its start at a tiny record label in Memphis — Sun Studios. The man behind Sun, Sam Phillips, was the first to record Elvis Presley, Howlin’ Wolf, B.B. King, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison and more.

Credits

Guest:
Peter Guralnick - music critic and author - @PeterGuralnick

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Matt Holzman, Anna Scott, Jolie Myers, Christian Bordal, Ryan Kailath