The Sun Records Story on Big River with DJ Butter. One hour podcast. Click arrow to play.
Sam Phillips has been receiving much deserved appreciation and attention since the publication of Peter Guralnick’s Sam Phillips, the man who invented Rock n Roll. This episode of Big River first aired on Radio Free Joshua Tree in 2013.
BB Blues BB King
Rocket 88 Jackie Brenston and Delta Cats/Ike Turner
How Many More Years Howlin Wolf
Easy Jimmy and Walter
Just Walkin in the Rain Prisonaires
Feelin Good Little Junior’s Blue Flames
Good Rockin Tonight Elvis, Scotty and Bill
Turn Around Carl Perkins
Hey Porter Johnny Cash and the Tennessee Two
Mystery Train Elvis, Scotty and Bill
Blue Suede Shoes Carl Perkins
Folsom Prison Blues Johnny Cash
Boppin the Blues Carl Perkins
Get Rhythm Johnny Cash
End of the Road Jerry Lee Lewis
Claudette Roy Orbison
Breathless Jerry Lee Lewis
Raunchy Bill Justis
You Win Again Jerry Lee
Who Will the Next Fool Be? Charlie Rich
Whole Lotta Shakin Goin’ On Jerry Lee Lewis
Podcast theme: A musical trip down the mighty Mississippi River, up Highway 61, Minneapolis to New Orleans. Jazz, blues, R&B, country, folk, rock n roll, boogie, cajun, zydeco, pop, funk,–all roots, routes, bayous, trains, cities, hamlets, and muddy roads, the essence of great American music. Host, DJ Butter, spins mostly vinyl and a few historical yarns between classic tracks and stuff you probably never heard before. Picking up followers like hitch hikers on Highway 61. Take a cruise on the riverboat.