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... when I felt the prod down under. When I started playing guitar in 1986 I took myself on a musical quest to seek out the source of where this music had begun. To me, at the time, it was the most important thing in the world to learn. Today, after the Sun Studio Tour, using ideas as my maps, the next most important hallowed ground to doff my hat to was 20 minutes walk away along Union Avenue to downtown Beale Street. Walking up Beale from the Mississippi River, just to stand on ...
Graceland Although I was sick in the morning ( and before you think anything of the alcohol sort you adults out there I will let you know it was NOT!) anyway, after some help from my little medical kit and some water I convinced myself that I had to go out as Graceland is really a one time deal. We lined up and got our little headsets as we were taken across to the Graceland Manner in little buses. The grounds were luscious and beautiful, the house ...
... So, we weren’t allowed a taste test on the free tour, but smelling it nearly did the same thing! The tour was excellent, and it’s made using a natural spring and such traditional methods that they almost convinced me it is good for you! We couldn’t believe that every single bottle of Jack’s sold in the world is made here at the distillery in Lynchburg. We were very impressed at that.
Back on the road driving towards Memphis we took ...
Staying at the Springhill Suites which is a Marriot hotel we hit the free Breakfast which is included in the room rate. i mean if you are a person who expects a full buffet breakfast, well you will be thouroighly disspointed. Our hotel is about a 15 minute drive from downtown Memphis so with Breakfast under our belts we head into Memphis to check it out a little. Today is Veterans Day and the sun s shining and the weather ...
... It got so many requests that the DJ Dewey Phillips played the song repeatedly to end his show. B.B. King, Rufas Thomas, Roy Orbison, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and later U2 all recorded at Sun Studio. The studio is incredibly well preserved. The spot where Elvis sang his first song is marked on the floor.
We finished this day with a great meal at Central BBQ. Great Ribs and ice cold beer brewed a few blocks away!
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