Hampton Inn & Suites Memphis-Shady Grove Road
Travel Blogs from Memphis
... Mayor Thornton was looking for a music teacher for his Knights of Pythias Band and consulted friend Booker T. Washington, who suggested a horn player from Clarksdale, Mississippi, W. C. Handy who went onto to coin the phrase "blues" in such classics as "Beale Street Blues" and "The Memphis Blues," the former influenced the change of name from Beale Avenue to Beale Street. Soon Louis Armstrong's horn was wailing from the clubs, Muddy Waters electricity running hot, Albert King ...
... set up as to watch all three news channels at once so he followed suit. I can't think of the name of the room but there is a room that has over 3500 feet of fabric and was from floor to ceiling and pleated from the centre of the roof down - sort of like a circus tent. The infamous jungle room was as expected, green carpet on roof and ceiling gave it an unexpected acoustic sound that he later used as a studio to record his last few albums. His trophy rooms ...
... 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 ...
... whole thing was quite funny. Not to say very embarrassing too. She wanted to touch them.
Oh well. Its done.
I came back to Beale street and went to Blues City Cafe for some Apple dumpling for dessert. It was a very down to earth place. Dessert was tasty but a little too much for me.
The only thing left to do was Music. So, I went to Rum Boogie and as I walked in, a band called Boogie Blues was playing "Pride & Joy". It was a six member band ...
... including (supposedly) Mark Twain’s home, Tom Blankenship’s (Huck Finn’s) home, and Twain’s father’s office as justice of the peace. As the pictures show, the museum really serves to emphasize that reading Mark Twain’s Autobiography is the way to go. He ordered that it not be published for one hundred years after his death so it was only recently released to the public. However, quotes from it are all over the museum and they are all ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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