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Sun Studio Sessions

Dale Watson

Dale Watson is an old school troubadour whose style harkens back to country music's golden days of the 1950s delivered with a modern flair to put his own timely stamp on the genre, while connecting the musical dots between Austin and Memphis. In this episode, Dale is joined by Rockabilly Hall of Fame member and Sun Records legend J.M. Van Eaton, as they perform several songs including "Runaway," "Johnny and June" and "If You're Not Here."

Saturday, July 18 at 10:00 pm on 12.1


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SUN STUDIO SESSIONS features today's best new touring artists performing live in the legendary Sun Studio in Memphis, Tennessee. In addition to a live musical performance, each artist will share personal stories behind their songs and music. Sun Studio is an international tourist destination and a designated National Historic Landmark for its unparalleled contributions to music culture for providing the first professional recording opportunities for blues legends like Howlin' Wolf, B.B. King and Rufus Thomas, as well as discovering music legends Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Roy Orbison, among many others. The historic studio serves as a charming backdrop for these live performances from today's rising young touring artists.