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Film, Video Sam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock 'n' Roll

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Title

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

Summary

  • Cultural historian and author Peter Guralnick spoke with art journalist Geoffrey Himes about his latest book, a biography of Sam Phillips, a pivotal figure in the history of 20th-century American music of many stripes. Owner of the small but powerful Sun Records Label in Memphis, Phillips was a major force in kick-starting the careers of Howlin' Wolf, Johnny Cash, Ike Turner, Jerry Lee Lewis and Elvis Presley, among others.

Names

  • Library of Congress
  • Library of Congress. Music Division, sponsoring body

Created / Published

  • Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 2015-12-02.

Headings

  • -  Biography, Sam Phillips, Music, Music History, Sun Records Label, American History, American Music History
  • -  Culture, Performing Arts

Notes

  • -  Classification: Music and Books on Music.
  • -  Peter Guralnick, Geoffrey Himes.
  • -  Recorded on 2015-12-02.
  • -  Librarians, Archivists.
  • -  Researchers.
  • -  Visitors.

Medium

  • 1 online resource

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2021689982

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text

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Chicago citation style:

Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body Library Of Congress. Music Division. Sam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock 'n' Roll. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -12-02, 2015. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021689982/.

APA citation style:

Library Of Congress & Library Of Congress. Music Division, S. B. (2015) Sam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock 'n' Roll. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -12-02. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021689982/.

MLA citation style:

Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body Library Of Congress. Music Division. Sam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock 'n' Roll. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -12-02, 2015. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021689982/>.