La Quinta Inn & Suites Memphis Airport Graceland
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226 Miles from Nashville to Memphis. The drive from Nashville to Memphis on the music highway was really pretty. The eastern parts of Tennessee looked like New England, rolling hills, the trees wearing their fall colours. The western side was flat and the trees were still green. Hopefully we've crossed back into Summer. The main roads in Tennessee …
... the horses in the front paddock and there are cars zooming past its really strange. There is a racquet room out the back of the mansion that has now been filled with memorabilia from ceiling to floor and to just stand there and take it all in your get this feeling of awe... I reckon if someone had started crying then everyone would have cried it just had that presence that I can't describe. Then our VIP tickets allowed us to visit a special room ...
... I do, but in this changed all that for me. You see the jumpsuits up close and he was very slim to fit into them and the footage of his sometimes three hour shows show how fit and agile he was and what an amazing performer he was.
Next the mansion, Graceland itself. We had VIP passes so we didn't have to line up with the plebs and had our own air conditioned bus to take us across the road and through a back entrance. There was only about 6 of us in each room ...
... Sam Phillips, didn’t like Elvis as an artist, and it took a year before Elvis convinced him to give a recording contract! Jerry Lee Lewis started out at Sun Studios as a session pianist playing on other peoples’ records, before writing “Great Balls of Fire” and shooting to stardom! The recording studio is tiny, with a lot of the original instruments and equipment still in there. It is hard to believe that each song was recorded as a whole, and not ...
... various closed down blocks and then into the sheltered wealth of the city - beautiful old southern homes full of folks that clearly weren't putting any of their money back into the city proper. After deciding that Copper-Young was definitely not within trolley + walking distance, we headed back to the first of many excellent barbeque spots, Charles Vergo's Rendevous, found a good rooftop to watch Bikes on Beale, and ended the night at a great little second floor watering ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking