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|Birth name||Samuel Cornelius Phillips|
January 5, 1923|
Florence, Alabama, U.S.
|Died||July 30, 2003
|Genres||Rock and roll, rockabilly, country, blues|
|Labels||Phillips International, Sun|
|Associated acts||Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Howlin' Wolf|
Samuel Cornelius Phillips (January 5, 1923 – July 30, 2003), better known as Sam Phillips, was an American businessman, record executive, record producer and DJ. He played an important role in the rock and roll world in the 1950s. He was a producer, label owner, and talent scout throughout the 1940s and 1950s.
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