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... asked Elvis if all of his cars are Cadillacs. He replies no, and that he has four Cadillacs, a Lincoln and three sports cars. Oh, and a couple of motorcycles.
One of the buildings we looked at next is an office that his father set up in one section of an old smokehouse. It was Vernon’s Office. They had it set up as it was in the day, and on the video monitor they were playing an interview with Elvis that was filmed in this office. ...
... Rights museum and Lorraine motel where Martin Luther King was assassinated. Astonishing exhibition of all the forensic evidence and conspiracy theories. All very sad at his early and pointless death.
Cheered up later at the BB King Blues club, stonking house band, mint juleps, catfish and gumbo.
Saw a bigger stuffed sock creature scurrying across the road as we drove back to our campsite in the dark. It had a ridiculous pigs tail. An opossum? O'possum? Oh! ...
... Hall and grab a seat and listen to a couple of hours of very good blues from the McDaniel Band. It's a good night and a lot of fun. We get a cab back from Beale St to the hotel and I'm very glad we don't have to muck about with public transport which is not the best here in Memphis. Our driver is Somalian and talks about how he'd never heard of Elvis until he came to America. Now, living in Memphis, it's all about Elvis. Tomorrow, it's all about Elvis for us too because we're going to ...
... 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 ...
... rest of the night was to head down to the conference room, where we would have a quick meeting on what time we would leave in the morning – the plan was to leave early, so we could get to new Orleans and still be able to have a look around, once the meeting was over we ordered pizza, ate it while watching a movie, talking and relaxing. Because we were going to leave early in the morning, most people went off to bed by 9.30pm, i followed soon after and went to bed by 10pm.