History credits Sam Phillips, the owner and operator of Sun Records in Memphis, Tennessee, with the discovery of Elvis Presley, which is perfectly fair, though it fails to account for the roles of four others in making that discovery possible: The business partner who first spotted something special in Elvis, the two session men who vouched for his musical talent and the blues figure who wrote the song he was playing when Sam Phillips realized what he had on his hands. The song in question was “That’s All Right” by Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup, and Elvis’ unrehearsed performance of it—recorded by Sam Phillips on this day in 1954—is a moment some regard as the true beginning of the rock-and-roll revolution.
Our Healthcare Hero of the Week-Thanh Van Nguyen
Thanh Van Nguyen, more commonly known as TV, graduated from the Radiologic Technology program at Franciscan Missionaries of Our lady University with highest honors this past May. She also received the Academic Excellence Award, the Clinical Excellence Award, and the Franciscan Student Award from her program. She is currently working at Our Lady of the […]