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Sun Records Season 1 Episodes

Season 1 Episode Guide

Season 1

8 Episodes 2017 - 2017

Episode 1

706 Union

Thu, Feb 23, 2017 60 mins

Sun Records founder Sam Phillips shapes the music of Elvis, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis. In the opener, Phillips moves his family to Memphis to open a recording studio and looks for his first hit musical act, but instead rekindles a steamy affair. Meanwhile, Elvis and Johnny Cash struggle at home.

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Episode 2

Outta the Groove

Thu, Mar 2, 2017 60 mins

Sam records B.B. King, but his new label struggles; Elvis is inspired by African-American music, but is chastised by his family and girlfriend for crossing racial lines; cousins Jerry Lee Lewis and Jimmy Swaggart appear.

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Episode 3

Record Man Blues

Thu, Mar 9, 2017 60 mins

Sam tries to find the follow-up hit to Ike Turner's "Rocket 88"; Colonel Tom Parker's conniving ways are exposed; Jerry Lee Lewis and Jimmy Swaggart eye the same girl.

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Episode 4

Never Better

Thu, Mar 16, 2017 60 mins

Sam's worsening anxiety attacks lead to a radical new medical procedure; Elvis tries to win Trixie back; Johnny Cash, who is overseas, makes a decision that affects his girlfriend back home.

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Episode 5

Rising Sun

Thu, Mar 23, 2017 60 mins

Sam finds another hit with Johnny Bragg and the Prisonaires; Becky makes a surprising announcement; Elvis enlists Sam to help him record a song for his mother; Johnny takes his relationship with Vivian to the next phase.

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Episode 6

Who They Were Meant to Be

Thu, Mar 30, 2017 60 mins

Sam and Marion take Elvis on the road to promote "Blue Moon"; Colonel Tom Parker pays a heavy price for his gambling; Jerry Lee tries to stay on the straight and narrow in his new married life.

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Episode 7

No Favors Here

Thu, Apr 6, 2017 60 mins

Elvis gets his first taste of fame when he starts playing live shows; Colonel Tom Parker scams his way out of debt and eyes an opportunity with Elvis; Johnny returns from overseas to begin his life with Vivian.

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Episode 8

Finishing School

Thu, Apr 13, 2017 60 mins

Colonel Tom Parker presses to take over Elvis' career, but Sam struggles with the decision to let his star go. Meanwhile, Jerry Lee's philandering catches up with him; and Johnny starts his own band.

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