La Quinta Inn & Suites Memphis East-Sycamore View
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Non-smoking rooms
- Breakfast Available
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Now that was an experience. It wasn't quite as bad as the reviews made out, but then they had built a new 'out of town' bus station to keep the riffraff away.
In addition to a sizeable queue of passengers, there was also quite a queue of people who were returning to the bus, and someone happened to ask the attendant what happens if they run out of seats. Her answer? There's another bus ...
... photographs unchanged was, to me, emotional. Listening to the original recordings, I felt I wanted to get up and dance and not stop. To think this all began the year I was born!
View the website at http://www.sunstudio.com/.
Next stop.is Graceland. Will I become an Elvis fan possibly as big as my sister Roe? We'll see.
... 40 years ago.
We also got to see his two airplanes (one even had a bed in it - with a safety seat belt inbuilt as well), his car collection (including his pink Cadillac), a bunch of history and a giant collection of his clothes. There was one point in his career where he was doing 2 nights a week for 30 days. It's just insane. I have a whole new appreciation for his music now.
After Graceland, we went and checked out Beale Street - the main drag in Memphis. Beale ...
... 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 ...
* Gina made us a delicious, amazing, wonderful homemade breakfast complete with monkey bread, fruit and coffee! * We hung out for a bit, played with Reese (the cute 3-legged dog) and then made plans for the day * I went to the Memphis Zoo and then met the rest of the group at BB Kings for the BEST ...