GOURMET FOOD AND ROCK N’ ROLL

24 HR. SUN DINER IS THE FIRST OF IT’S KIND IN MUSIC CITY.

Located in the Heart of Music City beside the Johnny Cash Museum, Sun Diner offers southern hospitality and gourmet cuisine day and night.  Our specially designed menu compliments the unique interior that celebrates Sun Records’ legendary artists we have recognized for decades.   Start with ‘Johnny B Good Flatbread’ or ‘Love Me Tenders’ or try one of the Classics, such as the ‘Million Dollar Quartet,’ your taste buds will not be disappointed!

HISTORY OF SUN RECORDS

SAM PHILLIPS, SUN RECORDS AND THE MUSIC THAT ROCKED THE WORLD

When Sam Phillips and Elvis Presley paired their talents in the summer of 1954 in Phillips’ small studio in Memphis, Tennessee, the ultimate effect on popular music and society was a cosmic event equivalent to a comet and large asteroid colliding in outer space.

The Sun Records sound was a fusion of rock & roll and country music (or hillbilly, as it was called in the 50’s) that was labeled rockabilly.  The Sun sound was exemplified by early Sun recordings made by Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash and Roy Orbison.  Sun influenced many major rock and roll artists such as the Beatles, Rolling Stones and Led Zeppelin.  When Beatle John Lennon was introduced to a noted music business executive from Tennessee at an awards event, his first words were “Do you know Sam Phillips?”.

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TC RESTAURANT GROUP IN COOPERATION WITH SUN RECORDS

THE PERFECT PARTNERSHIP TO HONOR THE HISTORY OF ROCK N’ ROLL

TC Restaurant Group was created from a group of construction veterans with a background of success dating back 40 years. This diversified group was selected as one of Inc. 500’s fastest growing development companies in the United States in the early 90’s. Starting with residential remodeling for the first few years, the group quickly created a division in commercial construction, building prestigious office complexes with clients such as Morton’s of Chicago, Children’s Hospital, The Columbus Bar Association and many more high profile retail concepts.  READ MORE…