Sam Phillips gives Elvis' 'That's All Right' to DJ Dewey Phillips
July 6, 1954- Sam Phillips takes an acetate recording of Elvis' "That's All Right" over to Memphis DJ Dewey Phillips to play on his "Red, Hot & Blue" radio show the next day (7th). This was the first time Elvis was played on the air. He ended up playing the song 14 times due to the calls coming in requesting it. Hear an alternate take of "That's All Right" recorded by Sam Phillips at Sun Records studio.
Sam Phillips gives Elvis' "That's All Right" to DJ Dewey Phillips