Sun Studio Sessions

Don Bryant

Don Bryant began his music career by singing in a Memphis church at age 5 and grew up to serve as a staff songwriter for the legendary Hi Records Don Bryant's biggest hit came when, in 1970, he was linked up with Hi Records artist Ann Peebles and the two penned the classic "I Can't Stand the Rain." In this episode, Don shows off his soulful pipes on several songs including, "Don't Give Up on Love" and "A Nickel and a Nail."

Saturday, September 7 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.