January 4, 1954 – Elvis Strolls into Sun Studios and Changes History

Sixty years ago today, young Elvis laid $4 on the desk and booked himself a recording session that included “I’ll Never Stand in Your Way.”

Sam Phillips signed him the following August. Phillips, a legendary talent in his own right, sold that contract a year later (oops).

Later,

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