Written by on July 19, 2020

Rockabilly – In July of 1954 a 19 year old truck driver for Memphis’ Crown Electric showed up at Sun Studios to record a record. Although he told Sam Phillips that it was for his mother it was actually an attempt to be noticed by the Phillips, who was a local celebrity with a few successes under his belt. The takes were nothing special, just covers of Bing Crosby and Ernie Tubbs songs.

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