The Memphis Sound became reality this day in 1950 when Sam Phillips reopened the Memphis Recording Company under the name of Sun Studio. History was made that day. Just imagine a musical world without the influence of Elvis or Cash or The Killer or Conway?
Country singer Jeff Bates has often been compared to Conway Twitty, and now fans will have their chance to hear him sing some of the country legend's most beloved songs. Bates is set to release 'Me and Conway' in November.
We posted this fill in the blank on our Facebook page today: "I always wished I would have gotten the chance to see _________ in concert." The responses were varied from the great singers like Conway Twitty and George Jones to Elvis and Hank Williams, Sr.