Scottish Inns Memphis
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... hasn’t been converted into a slick museum with interactive displays and temperature controlled, glass-fronted cabinets packed with information. The studio has an air of a working venue, run by fans of the music. Signs on the wall are handwritten on pink paper and pinned up and the memorabilia and souvenirs downstairs are organised in a ramshackle way.
We heard stories of how Elvis had come to be recorded, how Rock and Roll had come to fruition, ...
... of Rock n Roll. The tour includes the recording studio as it was in the 50s and 60s, it also contains the original radio station booth that was the first to play Elvis (this was moved to the sun studios site earlier this year). Sun studios is where Elvis recorded his first single (which he paid for himself), it is an unreleased single and they play it during the tour. Other greats that recorded here were: Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, Jerry Lee Lewis, BB ...
... importantly due to how much we enjoyed it, we ended up staying in silky O'Sullivan's pub. This is a huge place, mainly consisting of a huge outdoor terrace, complete with 2 separate bars (one of which also served directly to customers on Beale street) and a stage.
The band playing that night were incredible. Popular covers of songs, very wedding band like, but only much better and with a fearlessness for doing 'uncoverable' songs. They did bohemian rhapsody at the start of ...
... in, went to
the room, did a quick unpack and then left again. I meet a group in
the lobby. The plan for the night was to go to a basketball game, but
first we had to have dinner.
The group walked down the street and we went to blue fin
restaurant, but it was too busy, so we went to a Chinese restaurant,
had a quick dinner then walked to Beale street, walked down the
street to the Fedex forum. Meet up with the rest of the group, then
... we had to put the phone on loudspeaker while I held it to his ear (because, of course, you could hardly understand what they were saying) since they wouldn’t speak to me about our joint account.
It turned out that someone had made more than $700 worth of purchases using Justin’s bank card – that they’d skimmed from an ATM in Nashville. Buying drugs at the chemist. So, the card had to be cancelled. It then took 2 more people ...