Historic Markers Across Alabama

Samuel Cornelius Phillips

Marker ID:  
Location: Hightower Place, Florence, Alabama
County: Lauderdale
Coordinates: N 34° 48.396    W 087° 37.906
  34.8066    -87.63176666
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: None


Known as the "Father of Rock and Roll," Sam Phillips established Sun Records in 1952, helping Elvis Presley and other well-known artist launch their careers. He received a Grammy for Lifetime Achievement in music.

Inducted 2007
City of Florence Walk of Honor

End of Samuel Cornelius Phillips