WorldCat Identities

Phillips, Sam 1923-2003

Overview
Works: 73 works in 106 publications in 1 language and 3,418 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Blues (Music)  Rock music  Blues-rock music  History  Documentary films  Alternate takes (Sound recordings)  Rockabilly music  Country music  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Author, Commentator, Interviewee, Composer, Lyricist
Classifications: M1630.18.P3, 781.66
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sam Phillips
The Paul Butterfield Blues Band by Paul Butterfield Blues Band( Recording )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bloomfield, Bishop and Butterfield knocked down walls between black and white with their strong love of blues and their equally powerful chops. Here are Born in Chicago; Blues with a Feeling; Last Night; Mellow Down Easy , and the rest of their 1965 debut!
Sunrise by Elvis Presley( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Good rockin' tonight : the legacy of Sun Records( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at Sun Records, the Memphis record company that defined American music. Includes interviews with the company's founder, Sam Phillips, rare footage of original Sun artists Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, Sunny Burgess, Billy Lee Riley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Charlie Rich, and performances of classic Sun hits by contemporary artists
Sam Phillips : the man who invented rock 'n' roll by Sam Phillips( Recording )

2 editions published in 2015 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Sun story( Recording )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elvis Presley : the official auction catalogue by Sam Phillips( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Century : America's time( Visual )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The post-war baby boom, suburban living and Elvis Presley epitomize the contentment of the Eisenhower years. But these were also years marked by the Korean War, rabid McCarthyism, violent civil rights demonstrations, and a frightening escalation in the Cold War. This program probes the tensions between these crosscurrents in American history
America's music : the roots of country( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the hardscrabble fields and coal mines of Appalachia comes a sound that speaks to ordinary folks. A sound heard on porches and hoedowns. This film tells the story of Country Music's struggle to find a commercial appeal. Examines the contributions of early western singers such as Roy Acuff, Dave Macon, George Hay, Jimmie Rodgers, Marty Robbins, Freddy Fender and musical groups such as the Carter Family and the Sons of the Pioneers. It also looks at the beginnings of The Grand Ole Opry in the Rhyman Auditorium in Nashville and the advent of country western music on radio
Sun Records harmonica classics by Joe Hill Louis( Recording )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1989 and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete Sun sessions by Elvis Presley( Recording )

in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the lonely : a Roy Orbison anthology (1956-1965) by Roy Orbison( Recording )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memphis belles : the women of Sun Records( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of rock 'n' roll( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early 1950's blues, gospel, jazz and boggie woogie music all began to fuse into a new sound. This film examines the key players in the beginning years of rock 'n roll. Includes clips of early rock n' roll performances and commentary by Bruce Springsteen, David Bowie, Bond, Pete Townshend, James Hetfield, Tina Turner, Boy George, Eric Burdon, Graham Nash, Luther Vandross, Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis, Ric Ocasek, Solomon Burke, Mick Fleetwood, John Doe, Polly Harvey, Patti LaBelle, Alice Cooper, David Lee Roth, Steven Tyler, Perry Farrell, Suzanne Vega, George Clinton, Felix Cavaliere, KRS-One, Eddie Van Halen, Quincy Jones, Keith Richards, Mick Jagger, Eric Clapton, Joe Strummer, Chuck D, Ray Manzarek, Ruth Brown, Carl Perkins, Hank Ballard, Don Everly, Jeff "Skunk" Baxter, Alan Price, Bobby Womack, Brian Wilson, Tom Petty, J.W. Alexander, Johnny Otis, Joe Smith, Dick Clark, Ahmet Ertegun, Jerry Wexler, Jerry Leiber, B.B. King, Levon Helm, Jerry Butler, Maurice White, Nathaniel "Magnificent" Montague, Jackson Browne, Carl Gardner, Art Garfunkel, Bobby Hatfield, Bill Medley, Sam Phillips, Robert Plant, and Johnny Rivers
The Sun country box : country music recorded by Sam Phillips, 1950-1959( Recording )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Sun rock box : rock'n'roll recorded by Sam Phillips, 1954-1959( Recording )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic albums : Elvis Presley : Elvis Presley. by Elvis Presley( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This film tells the unusual story that lies behind the making of Elvis Presley's first album, [Elvis Presley], for RCA Records, in 1956, and his meteoric rise to Superstardom."--Container. Includes interviews with Sam Phillips, Dixie Locke, Ernst Jorgensen, Peter Guralnick and Elvis himself
The Sun years by Roy Orbison( Recording )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keep your hands off of it! by Jerry Lee Lewis( Recording )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Elvis Presley Sun collection by Elvis Presley( Recording )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elvis Presley by Elvis Presley( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film tells the story that lies behind the making of Elvis Presley's first album for RCA Records in 1956, and his rise to superstardom. Includes performances from '55 and '56, interviews with Elvis, and home movie footage. Featured songs include Blue suede shoes, Shake rattle and roll, Tutti frutti, Money honey, Heartbreak hotel, Mystery train, Baby let's play house, That's all right
 
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Elvis Presley : the official auction catalogue
Alternative Names
Phillips, Samuel Cornelius

Phillips Samuel Cornelius 1923-2003

Sam Phillips pladeproducer

Sam Phillips producer

Sam Phillips produttore discografico statunitense

Sam Phillips US-amerikanischer Musikproduzent, Gründer der Plattenfirma Sun Records

Сем Філліпс

Филлипс, Сэм

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סם פיליפס

سام فیلیپس

სემ ფილიპსი

샘 필립스

サム・フィリップス American businessman

山姆·菲利普斯

Languages
English (62)

Covers
America's music : the roots of countryThe history of rock 'n' roll