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By Elizabeth Youngman-Westphal
Special to The Village News 

'The Million Dollar Quartet' is not to be missed


Last updated 7/30/2019 at 12:45am

Ken Jacques photos

Charles Evans Jr. plays Johnny Cash in "The Million Dollar Quartet."

It could have been a tent revival where men and women set aside their walkers and canes. They were standing and shaking without assistance.

All of the women followed along as they were told to "shake it, baby shake it," while the men bobbed their heads and snapped their fingers.

The years faded back to Dec. 4, 1956. Sixty-three years, four months and 10 days ago, in Memphis, Tennessee.

Excitement was high as Sam Phillips was waiting for Johnny Cash to stop by to sign his next recording contract.

Elvis was in town visiting family.

Carl Perkins was there at Sun for a recording session hoping...

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