Motel 6 Memphis - Graceland
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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Woke up to a humid, drizzly day in Memphis. So different to the dry heat of the desert in Las Vegas.
Had breakfast with Ed and. Juliet, toast, green tea and strawberries and enjoyed talking with them about Memphis and their history. Ed gave us a tour of his amazing garden. We saw chipmunks and squirrels and many different bird varieties including a hummingbird. Quite fascinating. We then stood at the front window of their home ...
... as young as seven know who Merle Travis, Jimmy Driftwood, Grandpa Jones and Jimmie Rodgers are and can probably teach you a few of their signature songs and licks. So as we drove away from ground zero for American folk music we began to comprehend how valuable our brief visit had been. I found my hand, flat pick between thumb and index finger, raising involuntary towards the sky in a benediction. We had seen where American folk music had been made, what it had come to and where it was ...
... brilliant. There was certainly a poignant moment when a video was showing of people singing for equality in a church in the 1950s. An elderly woman was humming and quietly singing along to the words as she was walking around. Don't think she even realised she was doing it but it made us realise she would have probably been in her teens at the time and remembered the period ...
... but figured I could keep to myself and not worry about it. He told me it's not just white people that get ****** with around there, but anyone that wasn't from the area. He was from New York and even though he had lived there for a couple years, was attacked one night and stabbed 23 times. He said he was just now coming off of 7 months of recovery and was finally getting close to "normal." He then proceeded to ask me if I smoked and pulled out a little mini ...
Wow! What a day! Today we visited Graceland and Sun Studios. I never thought it would be that interesting at Graceland, but it was very moving. I can remember seeing some of the rooms on an Elvis Documentary film. Maureen was quite taken by the Elvis gold ...