Residence Inn Memphis Southaven
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... we are doing it purely for the right reasons .......fur thing our education. Jack Daniels is located in the town of Lynchburg, and I hazard a guess there have been a lynching or two here in the past. It is a classic old place all based around the town square where the main public office is the centre piece. Given it is a Sunday of course nothing opens till 11 as the whole community of about 350 are ...
... Now, about these two. Real names Tommy and Tommy - father/son duo - Daddio and Tomcat. They were so protective - Memphis does have some dodgy areas but we defiantly got a good dose of the real Memphis with these two. We ended up getting pancakes and educating locals on Australian money at 2am! They were amazed they couldn't rip it! Overall it was a pretty wicked birthday. Was so good to spend it with good company - plenty of laughs and jokes! And it was just the ...
... since that day. You could imagine him standing on the balcony, going over his next big speech. It was quite eerie.
The following morning we made our way to Sun Studios, which was what we had most been looking forward to visiting in Memphis. This is the recording studio where Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and many other musicians were discovered. We took a tour around the building, and listened to the very first song that Elvis ever recorded there. The ...
... of blues and youthful exuberance - "like no Blues song he had ever heard." Sam took the record to a local Memphis radio station where Dewey Philips played it on his show "Red, Hot & Blue." After playing it, the phone started to ring and he was asked to play it over 14 times in 2 hours. That was the birth of a legend - Elvis Presley!
What an ...
... M covered pretzel, delish! Early 5pm dinner in the Dining Car across from a nice young couple Fozzy and Lauren from Arkansaw, sharing stories. Stops: Hammond, Louisiana; McComb, Brookhaven, Hazelhurst, Jacksonville, Yazoo City, Mississippi; Greenmont and finally Memphis. A quick 5 minute cab ride with our cabbie pointing out the place where Martin Luther King was assassinated and we have arrived at Doubletree by Hilton, hello ...
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