La Quinta Inn & Suites Horn Lake / Southaven Area
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Travel Blogs from Horn Lake
... the races in the world outside of Beale Street and the Memphis Music industry.
Although, I’d know about the all-Black radio station WDIA in Memphis which was the first radio station in the country to be programmed entirely for African Americans and featured black radio personalities, I did not know that Memphis was also the home to WHER which began in October 1955 as the first all-girl radio station—the brainchild of Sam Phillips. ...
... about 5.30 and after a few sherbets finished up at Handy Park for the Thursday free gig. I decided against the Elvis shirt, it is a tad gaudy. This big outdoor stage hosted the Ghost Town Blues Band who, if anything sounded better in the big out door venue, they filled the stage and blew everyone away. A large enthusiastic crowd watched another fantastic show. That in normal places would be it musically, one belter of a free gig and home happy, but ...
... and needed another beer. We bought two Graceland Platinum Tour Tickets for the following day and passed out cold. Next day, before noon, we walked to the shuttle departure area where ticket holders were driven across the street to the mansion's front door. Everyone was wired to an audio guided tour featuring commentary and stories by Elvis and Lisa Marie. It could be paused randomly. As I looked up close at where Elvis played, relaxed and shot ...
... Civil Rights Museum. Want to also head to Graceland but it's a bit pricey to go inside. We may just get the signature photo outside the gates! We are also hoping to try out the famous Gus' Fried Wings in town. Only in Memphis hey! Pics to come very soon ...
... beautiful, well designed with a mixture of well established large trees and flowers and cottage plants. Also worth a visit.
While we have been here Memphis has continued to baffle us. You see old photographs of the main streets where it seems to have been a thriving city, for example, in the 1950's. Yet so much now looks down at heel, many closed businesses, shops and boarded up buildings. There are large office towers near where we are staying but you never ...