Memphis Marriott East
Travel Blogs from Memphis
... leeching, "Fat Elvis" scandalmongers right now it would be, "I Forgive You." In the Music Room I overheard people saying Elvis was a witch doctor, Elvis was a luminary, Elvis, he was a philanthropist. I heard Elvis thanking them, thanking all those people very very much. The audio guide was useful. In the Racquetball Building it drew attention to a piano, the last instrument Elvis played just hours before his heart stopped. That's when ...
... is so kitch it's kind of cool, especially when you hear that he turned it into a recording studio at some point.
The King is buried in the garden, surrounded by his parents, grandmother and stillborn brother. I step outside into the cold light of day and can't help but feel a little melancholy somehow, as if mourning the loss of someone you never even knew. Although it's a shame I never had the opportunity to see and hear him ...
... gear, big hats an all........perhaps like Zulu Queens? this one lady came in and she had spent lot of time getting ready while her husband was busy eating breakfast, she sat down for about 5 minutes, then her Pastor husband says we are leaving in 5 minutes. I was expecting a prayer to happen, but it didn't....thank god!!!!
With the so called Lord on our side, we say goodbye to cohika and hit the road towards Memphis TN on a pilgrimage ...
... and Roy Orbison first recorded their music. We arrive just in time for the next tour and I am so glad we did, it just adds to yesterday's experience. We stood where Elvis stood the first time that Sam Phillips listened to him sing, we held the mic that Elvis and all the others used to record their music. Everything is still as it was all those years ago and the studio is still used ...
We had a long drive from Dallas to Memphis so had a couple of stops along the way. First stop was in Texacana which is a city on the Texas and Arkansas border, we stopped here for photos in 2 states then continued driving. Next stop was in Little Rock which was a hot spot during the Civil Rights Movement and is the former home of Bill Clinton when he was Governor of Arkansas. We went inside the Capitol building which looked exactly like the one in Washington DC only smaller. We ...
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