American Music

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Rather than Elvis Presley, it was his first producer Sam Phillips of Sun Records of Memphis who has been credited with creating rock 'n' roll.

While that may be an exaggeration, it would only be a slight one. Phillip's role in the discovery and development of the founding artists of that and other genre's is incalculable. In addition to Elvis Presley, there was Jerry Lee Lewis, Howlin' Wolf, Ike Turner, Roy Orbison and Johnny Cash.

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The Man Behind 'The Star Spangled Banner'

Jul 4, 2014

This year marks the 200th anniversary of “The Star Spangled Banner.” Francis Scott Key scribbled the words on the back of a letter he had in his pocket after he had watched the Battle of Baltimore during the War of 1812. British forces bombarded the city for 25 hours, but the guns went silent around 3 a.m. that September morning.