Happy Birthday, Rock and Roll

Kathleen Walls
June 30, 2014
Happy Birthday, Rock and Roll
Memphis DJ for WHBQ radio, Dewey Philips, played the recording a few days later on July 8 and a nation of teen-aged girls fell under the spell of the modest young man from Tupelo Mississippi who had moved to Memphis as a preteen. Other singers jumped on the bandwagon and Elvis's brand of Rock and Roll dominated the airways until the British invasion by four young men from Liverpool changed the style to a more international one.
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