Vom Autor der von der Kritik gefeierten Elvis-Presley-Biografie „Last Train to Memphis“ und „Careless Love“ endlich in deutscher Sprache: Sam Phillips: der. (Cosoc Grand Palace) Deutsch, Hardcover, Seiten, Peter Guralnick, Übersetzung des englischen Originals: Michael Wideman. Der Autor der von der Kritik. From the author of the critically acclaimed Elvis Presley biography: Last Train to Memphis brings us the life of Sam Phillips, the visionary genius who.
Sam PhillipsSam Phillips (* Januar in Glendale, Kalifornien, als Leslie Ann Phillips) ist eine US-amerikanische Sängerin, Musikerin, Komponistin und. Sam Phillips. Gefällt Mal · Personen sprechen darüber. Songwriter. Singer. Composer and performer of the "la la's" on Gilmore Girls. From the author of the critically acclaimed Elvis Presley biography: Last Train to Memphis brings us the life of Sam Phillips, the visionary genius who.
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In addition to musical performances, he recorded events such as weddings and funerals, selling the recordings.
Blues legends such as B. Phillips is credited with teaching production to Presley who used this knowledge into his career with RCA Victor.
Although Steve Sholes was credited as the official producer of Elvis after his move to RCA, it was Elvis who in reality, produced most of the music, using what he had learned from Sam Phillips.
He also seemed to have a sense for when the artist was about to reach the point of their best performance. Phillips recorded looking for a feel, not technical perfection.
Phillips told Elvis that the worst thing he could go for was perfection. I could tell you, both Elvis and Roy Orbison could tear a ballad to pieces.
But I said to myself, 'You can't do that, Sam. Phillips stated of his goals, "everyone knew that I was just a struggling cat down here trying to develop new and different artists, and get some freedom in music, and tap some resources and people that weren't being tapped.
Phillips met Presley through the mediation of his longtime collaborator at the Memphis Recording Service, Marion Keisker , who was already a well-known Memphis radio personality.
On 18 July , the eighteen-year-old Presley dropped into the studio to record an acetate for his mother's birthday; Keisker thought she heard some talent in the young truck driver's voice, and so she turned on the tape recorder.
Later, she played it for Phillips, who gradually, with Keisker's encouragement, warmed to the idea of recording Elvis. He auditioned for Phillips in , but it was not until he sang "That's All Right Mama " that Phillips was impressed.
Phillips's pivotal role in the early days of rock and roll was exemplified by a celebrated jam session on December 4, , with what became known as the Million Dollar Quartet.
When Elvis Presley walked in unexpectedly, Johnny Cash was called into the studio by Phillips, leading to an impromptu session featuring the four musicians.
Phillips challenged the four to achieve gold record sales, offering a free Cadillac to the first, which Carl Perkins won.
The contest is commemorated in a song by the Drive-By Truckers. By the mids, Phillips rarely recorded.
He built a satellite studio and opened radio stations, but the studio declined, and he sold Sun Records to Shelby Singleton in Each of the young women who auditioned for the station assumed there would only be one female announcer position, as was the case with other stations at that time.
Only a few days before the first broadcast did they learn of the all-female format. It was the first all-female radio station in the United States, as almost every position at the station was held by a woman.
Through shrewd investments, Phillips amassed a fortune. One location was in the Mall of Memphis. In , Phillips was part of the first group inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame , and his pioneering contribution to the genre has been recognized by the Rockabilly Hall of Fame.
He was the first non-performer inducted. They have a daughter, Simone , born in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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