BirthdayJanuary 28, 1962
BirthplaceGlendale, USA
Lived41
HoroscopeAquarius

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Sam Phillips

    Full name: Sam Phillips
    Also known as: Sam Phillips, Phillips, Sam
    Professions: Composer, Soundtrack, Music Department
    Occupation: Record producer

  2. Sam Phillips Measurements

    Height: 5' 5½" (1.66 m)

  3. Sam Phillips Known for

    Gilmore Girls (2000), Crazy Heart (2009), Ladder 49 (2004), Stealing Beauty (1996)

  4. Sam Phillips Death information

    Died: Wednesday, 30th of July, 2003 (Age: 41)

  5. Sam Phillips Biography

    Samuel Cornelius Phillips (January 5, 1923 – July 30, 2003), better known as Sam Phillips, was an American businessman, record executive, record producer and DJ who played an important role in the emergence of rock and roll as the major form of popular music in the 1950s. He was a producer, label owner, and talent scout throughout the 1940s and 1950s. He most notably founded Sun Studios and Sun Records in Memphis, Tennessee. Through Sun, Phillips discovered such recording talent as Howlin' Wolf, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash. The height of his success culminated in his launching of Elvis Presley's career in 1954. He is also associated with several other noteworthy rhythm and blues and rock and roll stars of the period. Phillips sold Sun in 1969. He was an early investor in the Holiday Inn chain of hotels. He also advocated racial equality and helped break down racial music industry barriers.

  6. Sam Phillips Family

  7. Sources

    http://sunstudio.com
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki?curid=91116
    http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0680767