In 1956, four great musicians happened to bump into each other at the studios of Sun Records in Memphis, Tennessee. Unsurprisingly, the result was a kind of impromptu jam session. The musicians in question were Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Elvis Presley. All of these performers were then in their early twenties, being born between 1932 and 1935. And all of them were on their way to stardom and connected via the owner of Sun Records, Sam Phillips. Apparently,... Read more
Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins.
This Christmas, see a musical inspired by the recording session that brought together these rock 'n' roll grandees for the first and only time.
On December 4, 1956, these four star musicians gathered at Sun Records in Memphis, the studios of legendary record producer Sam Phillips, for what would be one of the greatest jam sessions ever.
Million Dollar Quartet brings the night to life, featuring a score of rock hits including 'Blue Suede Shoes', 'Fever', 'That's All Right', 'Sixteen Tons', 'Great Balls of Fire', 'Walk the Line', 'Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On', 'Who Do You Love?', 'Matchbox', 'Folsom Prison Blues', 'Hound Dog' and many more.
Discover the true story of the night that became a defining moment of rock 'n' roll history.
Book your Million Dollar Quartet tickets, playing at The Royal Festival Hall today.
Inspired by the true story of the famed recording session where Sam Phillips, brought together icons Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis and Elvis Presley, Million Dollar Quartet includes more than 20 legendary rock ‘n’ roll hits, including Blue Suede Shoes, Hound Dog, I Walk The Line and Great Balls of Fire.