Hampton Inn Memphis-Poplar
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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Multilingual staff
- Room service
- High-speed internet in room
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... here ever sits in McDonald's. They'll sit in Starbucks and those places, but not in McDonald's. The interiors are grey and plastic and gross, and the staff give priority to drive thru customers. This is in Indiana too, so it's more an American thing than a southern thing. Think of how classy they've made McDonald's interiors look at home, in Galway, in all of Ireland. They're always over crowded. It's mad that no one even goes near the doors here! Anyway, I made ...
... carved from wood and a waterfall on one wall.
Out to the office area - I remember this office from an interview they did with him when he first returned from service. Then onto the record room. This guy has 100's of gold and silver records hanging on the wall and there are his military uniforms and suits from various events that he attended. Could have spent hours just in this space. In what was the racquetball ...
... music coming out of Memphis in the 60s and 70s had its roots in the quartet and gospel music. I also started to realize that most of the singers that became famous in Memphis at this time started their singing careers singing gospel and/or in church choirs (Elvis included).
After imbibing at a bar down the street from the hostel and a full day of exploring I proceeded to sleep most of the next day.
In the afternoon ...
... we’ve seen trailer parks. Some of them are quite nice – they just look like a little community of mobile homes. Most look exactly like what you’d imagine from Eminem’s songs – broken down cars, junk everywhere, rusty trailers.
We went to Shiloh National Park, which is a former Civil War battlefield with a memorial, cemetery of fallen soldiers and small museum.
When we were nearly in Memphis, we had a voicemail on our ...
Back at Beale St, Sonny and his band are back in the courtyard. They welcome Max back up for another jam, after which we head out to another area of town, which is pretty dilapidated, but there is a cool guitar shop to see. St Blues Guitars have been making guitars for years but they also make cigar box guitars too. Yes, they ARE made with a ...