In 1954, an unknown Elvis Presley, grabbed a mic and sang his heart out making Sun the most famous recording studio in the world.
Sam Phillips opened Sun Studio in 1950 with the goal of capturing the pure, raw energy of Beale Street. It produced the first rock 'n' roll single: Jackie Brenston and His Delta Cats' version of "Rocket 88" in 1951 and continues as an active recording business for many notable artists including U2, Def Leppard, Tom Petty, John Mellencamp, Paul Simon, Margo Price and many more.Tours are given at the bottom half of every hour. While you're waiting, enjoy an old fashioned soda in the cafe or browse their incredible gift shop for Sun recordings, books, concert posters and other Sun memorabilia.
- Guided Tours Available