12/07/1954 Elvis Presley signs a recording contract with Sun Records
Elvis Presley 1954 (First Ever Colour Shots).
Elvis Presley - My Happiness (Elvis' first recording)
Sun Studio Tour - Memphis, TN (Elvis Presley's first recordings)
Presley was born in Tupelo, Mississippi, and relocated to Memphis, Tennessee, with his family when he was 13 years old. His music career began there in 1954, recording at Sun Records with producer Sam Phillips, who wanted to bring the sound of African American music to a wider audience.