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Jack Garufi

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Sam Phillips: The Sound Engineer Who Invented RockíníRoll
« on: February 20, 2017, 10:08:24 am »

Sam Phillips was a pioneer both as a technician and an artist. Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Jonny Cash, Roy Orbison, Carl Perkins: these are just some of the artists discovered and raised by Phillips, a man who changed the history of music, the recording techniques and the music business itself. In his Sun Studio he gave birth to a sound that would carry on for a decade. Sun Records was one of the most successful independent record labels in history.

Full article here https://bantamu.com/tips-and-interviews/23-sam-phillips-the-sound-engineer-who-invented-rock-n-roll


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Re: Sam Phillips: The Sound Engineer Who Invented RockíníRoll
« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2017, 03:55:44 pm »

Not exactly news... but "yup", he was certainly a pioneer.

Nice article.

CN Fletcher

mwagener wrote on Sat, 11 September 2004 14:33
We are selling emotions, there are no emotions in a grid

"Recording engineers are an arrogant bunch
If you've spent most of your life with a few thousand dollars worth of musicians in the studio, making a decision every second and a half... and you and  they are going to have to live with it for the rest of your lives, you'll get pretty arrogant too.  It takes a certain amount of balls to do that... something around three"
Malcolm Chisholm
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