Jerry Lee Lewis

TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 3/3/24 – “ROCKET 88” DAY!

Rock & Roll was born on March 3, 1951 when Ike Turner’s band recorded what is widely considered the first Rock & Roll song, with legendary producer Sam Phillips (yes, that Sam Phillips) at the board at Sun Studio (yes, that Sun Studio) in Memphis, Tennessee, making this NATIONAL “ROCKET 88” DAY! Written by Jackie […]

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 11/22/23 – SUN RECORDS DAY!

On this day in 1955, entertainment conglomerate RCA Victor made its best investment when they paid $35,000 to Sam Philips’ small Memphis record company for Elvis Presley’s contract, making today NATIONAL SUN RECORDS DAY! Everyone knows that Presley went on to become one of the most successful and recognizable entertainers of all time, but Sun

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