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  • Nov 14, 1956
    In his very first session, Jerry Lee Lewis records "The End Of The Road" and "Crazy Arms" at the Sun Recording Studio in Memphis
    Nov 19, 1956
    Sun Records releases Jerry Lee Lewis' inaugural single, "The End Of The Road" backed with "Crazy Arms"
    Nov 21, 1956
    Sun releases Johnny Cash's two-sided hit "There You Go" backed by "Train Of Love"
    Dec 4, 1956
    Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash and Jerry Lee Lewis pose for a photo at the Sun studio in Memphis. The foursome conducts an impromptu jam session, which is subsequently dubbed "The Million Dollar Quartet"
    Dec 14, 1956
    Roy Orbison splits with his original backing group, The Teen Kings, during a recording session at the Sun Studio in Memphis. The band includes rhythm guitarist Johnny Wilson, who goes on to write hits for Kenny Rogers and Billy "Crash" Craddock
    Jan 23, 1957
    Sun releases Carl Perkins' double-sided single "Matchbox" and "Your True Love"
    Jan 23, 1957
    Sun releases "Flyin' Saucers Rock & Roll" by Billy Lee Riley and His Little Green Men. The record is ranked in 2003 among country's 500 greatest singles of all-time in the Country Music Foundation book "Heartaches By The Number"
    Apr 4, 1957
    Johnny Cash records "Next In Line" at the Sun Recording Studio in Memphis
    Apr 15, 1957
    Sun Records releases Jerry Lee Lewis' "Whole Lot Of Shakin' Going On"
    Jul 1, 1957
    Johnny Cash records "Home Of The Blues" and "Give My Love To Rose" at Memphis' Sun Recording Studio

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