Sam Phillips, Elvis Presley, Colonel Parker, Jerry Lee Lewis, Ike Turner, Jimmy Swaggart — these are just a few of many iconic figures you’ll meet in the original scripted series Sun Records, premiering Thursday (Feb. 23) at 10 p.m. ET/PT. The show chronicles these young peoples’ often jarring and sudden meteoric rise to fame in the face of sweeping political change and social unrest.
Learn all about the characters below, and meet the actors who play themhere.
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