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Next, we braved the heat to make our way to the Stax Museum which has a goal to “preserve and promote the legacy of American soul music”. It sits on the original site of Stax Records
and contains a huge array of artifacts related to many of the greats that
recorded with Stax.
In 1957, Jim Stewart founded Satellite records and they cut their first ...
... of MLK's assassination.
For the first time in a decade, I went to church on Sunday. Not just any church, we went to Bishop Al Green's Full Gospel Tabernacle in Memphis! What a treat! While I wasn't exactlysaved, I thoroughly enjoyed the service, after all, Al Green was singing! I got so excited that I stood up with a handful of others and was clapping along, when Al Green said "Sit Down. We'll get down later."
... and later by pioneers and early settlers.
Those big black crows are still following us. They're Black Vultures. They have a 1.5 m wingspan, with upturned 'fingers'. They swirl around the sky above us in gangs. They're everywhere, waiting for something to happen.
Back on the freeway, whoever isn't driving is on bear watch, scanning the endless woods. No bears seen yet.
... his grave, which is on these grounds, is one of the most visited in the United States. I see more than a few people crying today.
He had a very interesting life and was a prolific artist and still remains the best selling solo artist in the history of recorded music. No doubt, uncommonly good looks and a very distinctive voice helped to catapult him to fame, but there was a lot of perseverance and hard work in there as well. When ...
I wasn't a fan of Elvis as a teenager, but as an adult I certainly changed my mind. I loved most of his music and movies. He seemed to have a great sense of humour, and loved performing.
So how can you go to Memphis and not visit Grace lands?
It was an hour or so drive from our last destination, and thankfully we found a parking area under a few trees, otherwise it ...