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... the guitarist that was so exceptional...she played guitar, played drums and had the most coolest voice. Apparently, she got through to round 4 of a recent American Idol, but was "let go" because she didn't move her hands enough!! Who cares..she can really play and sing without bells and whistles. It was also a jam night so Max and others got to get up and play. :)
... which was nice too. The next day we went to Graceland, Elvis' home. I did some awesome cheapskate work, finding a coupon for 50% off the entry fee, so we all got in relatively cheaply, which as a year long traveller, I loved! It was great to see. Funnily enough, not even Elvis could get away from that tacky 70's styling! We spent 5 or so hours here and then went back to the hotel to rest up for the night. Later that night we drove into town, to ...
Sorry, everyone. Just had to put some more pics up of our day at Graceland and Elvis Presley museums.
We were allowed to go inside his main plane, the Lisa Marie. Seat had gold plated seat belt buckles.
Every museum you go through, they manage to have a gift shop as the exit.
Could hardly believe the number of people that go through there each day.
We ended up spending 4 days at Memphis, and the Graceland carpark was full every ...
... it's original floor, walls and ceiling and you can just imagine all these great bands performing their best here. With all this music, beer and heat I could leave without trying some of it's famous food so I ambled down to the Soul Fish Cafe where I tried by very first catfish in a catfish PoBody. Fried catfish, new orleans style bread with lettuce, tomato and sweet potato fries ... Yummo! All in all, Memphis was a huge hit! Next stop is for some Southern charm at Charleston, South ...
... onto the next Elvis sideshow, but we had Nashville on the mind so we headed back on the road towards the country music capital. On the way out of Memphis, we discovered that the traffic laws must be very laxed (see photo).
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We give Memphis 3 Chevys out of 5. It was a very quick stop over and the Elvis component ...
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