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Jerry Lee Lewis Passes Away At The Age of 87

“The Sun Records family is saddened to hear about the passing of Jerry Lee Lewis. The last man standing of the Sun Records’ icons, Jerry Lee Lewis was a cornerstone of the elite group that launched Rock and Roll in the 50’s. He was an individual who always did it his way, with his famous slogan “I am what I am.” He will be remembered as one of the greatest original rockers of the 20th century. As the music industry and fans mourn his passing, we find comfort in knowing that Jerry Lee will join his departed Sun Records colleagues in keeping “Good Rockin’ Tonight” active throughout the universe.

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Primary Wave Music In Partnership with Gibson Celebrated The 70th Anniversary Of Sun Records With An Event In Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (October 27, 2022) – “Where Rock and Roll Was Born!” – Tuesday night, the independent publishing powerhouse Primary Wave Music in partnership with Gibson—the iconic American instrument brand– celebrated the 70th Anniversary of Sun Records at the Gibson Garage in Nashville. The evening was filled with performances of past hits from Sun Record artists throughout the 70 year history of the label. Tash Neal began the all-star event with a performance of “Iko Iko” and “Mystery Train,” Hannah Dasher performed “Hey Good Lookin’,” and Meghan Linsey took the stage for “That’s Alright (Mama),” Kristian Bush followed with a performance of “King of the Road” and “Boppin’ the Blues” with Benji Shanks of Blackberry Smoke, and the legendary Emmylou Harris performed a heartfelt duet of “Love Hurts” with Chris Isaak. Finally, Chris Isaak sealed the evening with a performance of “Great Balls of Fire” and “I Forgot to Remember.”

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Iconic Rock and Roll Label Sun Records Celebrates 70th Anniversary with Collector’s Shirt and Limited Edition Vinyl Collector’s Box Bundle, out April 22nd

It’s called “Where Rock and Roll was Born” for good reason. The Tennessee-based legendary independent record label, Sun, founded in Memphis by producer Sam Phillips in February 1952, was the first label to record Elvis Presley, Charlie Rich, Roy Orbison, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Johnny Cash. Seventy years later, the world is still reeling from this rock and roll revolution. To honor its hallowed history, Sun will be issuing a special edition bundle that includes an anniversary version of its classic shirt, and a handsome wooden Sun’s 70th collector’s box to house the label’s beloved vinyl 2022 reissue series. The collector’s box will be available Friday, April 22nd in the Sun Record Company Official Store.

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