Sleep Inn - Memphis / Old Austin Peay Hwy
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... turn the theater’s concession area into Satellite Record Shop.
In 1962, Stax scored a major act when Otis Redding signed with the label. In the early 1960s, Stax cut such greats as Carla Thomas, the Mar-Keys, Booker T & the MGs, Rufus Thomas,William Bell, and Sam & Dave.
A walk through the museum traces the history of the greats of soul music. ...
... many people around. But we found the way they had set it up made for a enjoyable tour. You listen to an audio tour set up on a iPad with John Stamos narrating. In each room you can look at the iPad for more photos, videos and informations. I learnt that Elvis was a twin, with his brother being still born. They had a lot of his personal items and awards around but they then also have an warehouse (that we don't get to see) with even more. Upstairs of main house is also ...
... Avenue to tour Sun Studio, hearing historic recordings, and reliving the careers of memorable artists. Jim Becker then joined us on our trip, and we all had a very filling meal at Blue City Cafe, but not before we witnessed the famous Duck March in the Peabody lobby! Love this popular tradition... want to see it tomorrow, too! ...
... so many requests that night for his song "That's All Right" that they played it 14 times in 3 hours. And the rest is history.
Sad to wonder what his life might have been like had he never become addicted to the prescription drugs that shortened his life. His life is well documented and celebrated here at Graceland and more than anything else, this place seems very much like a home. It isn't huge, but you can well imagine people ...
... which shuttled visitors to the main house. We were all given a head set with pre-recorded messages to give you an individual explanation of the different rooms and artifacts of The Kings life when he lived there.
He was a very generous man also giving readily to anyone who asked him for a helping hand, so it's no surprise that he was awarded "Young man of the year". Not sure ...