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Roots and Rhythms

Roots and Rhythms
Wednesday July 8th, 2015 with Allan B. Wigney
Sun Records: the blues years

Sixty-one years ago today, Sam Phillips brought an acetate by a young truck driver to a Memphis radio station. With that, everything changed - for Phillips, for the singer, for music. And for Sun Records, the label that had championed blues singers. Revisit Sun's early years... before rock and roll ruined everything.
She's Dynamite
B.B. King - Sun Records: The Blues Years 1950-1956 - Sun
Cool Down Mama
Lost John Hunter & the Blind Bats - Sun Records: The Blues Years 1950-1956 - Sun
Decorate the Counter
Rosco Gordon - Sun Records: The Blues Years 1950-1956 - Sun
Registration Day Blues
'Sleepy' John Estes - Sun Records: The Blues Years 1950-1956 - Sun
Mistreatin' Boogie
Mose Vinson - Sun Records: The Blues Years 1950-1956 - Sun
Boogie in the Park
Joe Hill Louis - Sun Records: The Blues Years 1950-1956 - Sun
Juiced
Billy Love - Sun Records: The Blues Years 1950-1956 - Sun
Come Back Home
Howling Wolf - Sun Records: The Blues Years 1950-1956 - Sun
Mystery Train
Little Junior's Blue Flames - Sun Records: The Blues Years 1950-1956 - Sun
Sam's Drag
L.J. Thomas - Sun Records: The Blues Years 1950-1956 - Sun
Tiger Man
Rufus Thomas - Sun Records: The Blues Years 1950-1956 - Sun
Hoo Doo Man
Albert Williams - Sun Records: The Blues Years 1950-1956 - Sun
Walter's Instrumental
Walter Horton - Sun Records: The Blues Years 1950-1956 - Sun
Baby's Gone and Left Me
Houston Stokes - Sun Records: The Blues Years 1950-1956 - Sun
Cotton Crop Blues
James Cotton - Sun Records: The Blues Years 1950-1956 - Sun
Red Hot
Billy "The Kid" Emerson - Sun Records: The Blues Years 1950-1956 - Sun
Rocket 88
Jackie Brenston & His Delta Cats - Sun Records: The Blues Years 1950-1956 - Sun
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