Sun Records



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.

Series Cast

  1. Castro Coleman

    Castro Coleman

    B.B. King

    8 Episodes

  2. Jennifer Holland

    Jennifer Holland

    Becky Phillips

    8 Episodes

  3. Drake Milligan

    Drake Milligan

    Elvis Presley

    8 Episodes

  4. Dustin Ingram

    Dustin Ingram

    Carl Perkins

    8 Episodes

  5. Billy Gardell

    Billy Gardell

    Colonel Parker

    8 Episodes

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Last Season

Sun Records

Season 1

2017 | 8 Episodes

Season 1 of Sun Records premiered on February 23, 2017.

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Sun Records
Sun Records



Status Returning Series


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Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime -



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