'Dylan — He's The Best Songwriter Around Now...' said Johnny Cash
Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 11 May 1968
IN THE YEAR 1956, one of the most formidable of the small American labels was Sun records, owned and run by Sam Phillips who was perhaps one of the most astute (and lucky) talent spotters of the decade. Sam Phillips had started out Sun as a rhythm and blues label aimed straight at the coloured segment of America's deep south, but he quickly saw that there was a fortune to be amassed from the new rock 'n' roll white sound.
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