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Sun Studios' Blake Ellege At 185 King Street


June 14, 2018

Blake Ellege

Blake Ellege and the Sun Studios Band will present "Sun Studios: Live in Concert" at 185 King Street in Brevard on Saturday, June 16, at 8 p.m.

Written and produced by Ellege, the performance is an historical account of the artists and music recorded at the world famous Sun Studios in Memphis, Tenn.

Sun Studios was opened by rock and roll pioneer Sam Phillips in Memphis on Jan. 3, 1950. Reputedly, the first rock and roll single by Jackie Brenston and his Delta Cats, entitled "Rocket 88," was recorded there in 1951 with song composer Ike Turner on the keyboards.

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