Hampton Inn Memphis Southaven
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... Luther King did. After visiting the museum we got really hungry so we went to eat some BBQ, again! Memphis is known for its BBQ and the Blues. The place we went to eat had a really nice chef. He let me check out the BBQ pits. They were big! I had some ribs with some BBQ nachos. DELICIOUS! Then we left Tennesse ...
... up. After that I headed to Beale St. to explore and find some dinner. It reminded me a lot of South Street but more heavy on the music and really only about two blocks but it was fun. I then went in the other direction and ended up at the water, which was beautiful. Big day tomorrow, Graceland, Sun Studios and then off to William Faulkner's house in MS and landing in Birmingham for the ...
... from classic to some with neon lights and music blasting out of them, we had tea at the city of blues cafe where we all had the ribs they were delicious but easily filling, after tea we wondered back down the street with a few going to the local Irish bar and a few back to the hotel for an early night. ...
... and listened to an excellent overview of the blending of white music (melodic celtic folk music) and black (cotton field hollers). Note: This is my very simplified explanation and I am not a music historian....
When it came to music in Memphis in the 50s and 60s blacks and whites came together naturally to give birth to Rock and Roll. The museum tour consists of an excellent ...
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