Dewey and Elvis

The Life and Times of a Rock 'n' Roll Deejay

The pioneering deejay who brought rock 'n' roll to Memphis Les mer
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The pioneering deejay who brought rock 'n' roll to Memphis

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CoverTitle PageCopyright PageContentsAcknowledgmentsIntroduction1. Programmed Chaos: Dewey Phillips on the Air2. Before the Storm: Dewey Arrives at the Five-and-Dime3. The White Brother on Beale Street4. The New Memphis Sound: The Birth of Black Programming5. "What in the World Is That?" Is This Guy Black or White?Illustrations follow page 866. Racial Cross-Pollination: Black and White Together7. The Great Convergence: Pop Tuner' One-Stop8. The Phillips Boys: Soul (Better than Blood) Brothers9. Red, Hot and Blue: The Hottest Cotton-Pickin' Thang in the Country10. Dewey and Elvis: The Synthesized Sound11. Dewey Introduces Elvis to the WorldIllustrations follow page 15812. The King and His Court Jester: Men-Children in the Promised Land13. "Red Hot at First . . . Blue at the Very End"14. The Final Descent: "If Dewey Couldn't be Number One, He Didn''t Wanna Be"15. "Goodbye, Good People"16. The Legacy: The Next Generation and BeyondEpilogueNotesBibliographyIndex

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Louis Cantor is professor emeritus of history at Indiana University. He is the author of Wheelin' on Beale: How WDIA-Memphis Became the Nation's First All-Black Radio Station and Created the Sound That Changed America, and A Prologue to the Protest Movement: The Missouri Sharecropper Roadside Demonstration of 1939, which was made into an award-winning documentary film.