Chad Michael MurrayChristian LeesDrake MilliganDustin IngramKerry Holliday Kevin FonteyenePokey LafargeJonah LeesMargaret Anne FlorenceAlexAnn HopkinsKeir O'DonnellBilly GardellTrevor Donovan
Set in Memphis during the tumultuous early days of the civil rights movement, Sun Records tells the untold story of nothing less than the birth of rock ‘n’ roll. Guided by Sam Phillips, young musicians like Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis combined the styles of hillbilly country with the 1950s R&B sound created by artists like Muddy Waters, B.B. King, Fats Domino and Ike Turner, and changed the course of music forever. The series chronicles the young artists’ often jarring and sudden meteoric rise to fame in the face of sweeping political change and social unrest.
Drama series “Sun Records” is an TV adaptation of the hit musical. Witness the birth of rock ’n’ roll, as Sun Records founder Sam Phillips helps shepherd the likes of Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash toward musical greatness. Young people made a meteoric rise to stardom, giving birth to a new style of music. They became legends. This music lives for many years despite the various social upheavals and political situation in the country. The action takes place in Memphis in the 1950s. The history of the label has played an important role in the development of rock and roll.