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Various Artists: The Sun Story Vols 1 & 2

Johnny Black, Q, February 1991

IT WOULD BE convenient to be able to cite Sam Phillips's Memphis-based Sun Records, with Elvis Presley and Jerry Lee Lewis on its roster, as the first rock 'n' roll label.

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