Getting Lucky: 20 Weird Ways Bands Got Signed

Elvis Presley. Sam Phillips of Sun Records acquired a demo recording of the ballad 'Without You' and asked Elvis to come into the studio to see if he would suit it. Though Elvis was unable to do the song justice, Phillips asked him to sing as many numbers as he could. Sufficiently impressed, Phillips invited two local musicians to come in and perform alongside Elvis for a recording session.

  • Photo: PA
  • Added: Nov 2, 2011

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