Americas Best Value Inn & Suites - Memphis / Graceland
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
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... we both like his music and this gave us a chance to get to know what a great artist he was and how much he accomplished. Watching all the people working just at Graceland is impressive as he still is helping lots of people. At the end of the tour when we see the Meditation Garden where he, his parents and grandparents are buried, Angele was speechless and near tears. ...
... good for both of them because Elvis then went on to become the most successful recording artist of the time and Sam Phillips and Sun Studios lived on to fight another day (he recorded Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash and also Carl Perkins). When we leave there we manage to get a shuttle bus down to Beale St which saves us a lot of mucking around.
A few things about the south; it's hot, damn hot! New Orleans was hot and wet, Clarksdale was hot and here, it's just hot. It's ...
... bowl of Championship Gumbo, Pulled pork and Voodoo potatoes and Bread. The Gumbo was wonderful. The rest was good - ribs a bit spicey for Marie. I had a local beer which tasted like Fat Yak from home and Marie had a Sex on the Beach cocktail. We left some pork and potatoes because we were full. $66 all up including tip.
Caught the 9.30 Shuttle, back to Heartbreak Hotel by 10, bed by 10.30. Up early for 8pm shuttle to Greyhound ...
... was pretty amazing, Nobody I ever heard of, but incredibly accomplished musicians. One of the performers was Charlie McCoy. Never heard harmonica playing like it. He was even playing two harmonicas at once at one point.
The next day we headed to Monell's, quite possibly the best meal ever. Everything was delicious. We both had a bit of everything, all brought to the big dining table for sharing. ...
... unchanged since the Seventies (he bought the house when he was only 22). If you close your eyes, you can almost hear the laughter and the singing with everyone gathered around him, playing his piano. To stand at the bottom of the staircase and hear his daughter describe how she remembers hearing him come down, jewelry jingling, long before he appeared at the bottom of the stairs, is funny and moving at the same time. Later on, ...