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Sun Studios Tour Coupon

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Take a tour of the most famous recording studio in the history of Rock N’ Roll. Sun Studio has produced more well-known musicians than any recording studio in the world. You won’t find this kind of memorabilia anywhere else. This studio is where country music and the blues came together to create an entirely new genre of music-Rock N’ Roll! Go back in time and see it all for yourself in a Sun Studio guided tour.
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The tour provides you with the opportunity to hear outtakes from historical sessions, including the first microphone session with Elvis. You will have the chance to re-live history and see tons of memorabilia that launched the music careers of such greats as Carl Perkins, B.B. King, Johnny Cash, Little Milton, Charlie Rich, Roy Orbison, Rosco Gordon, Howlin’ Wolf, Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, and many other legends. 

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Graceland Tour Coupons

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The property that would become Graceland once belonged to a local entrepreneur who named it honor of his daughter. Her family constructed the large white columned, Colonial Revival style mansion in 1939. Elvis Presley purchased Graceland in 1957 and resided in the 23-room mansion for the next 20 years. Priscilla opened the home to the public as a museum in 1982. His tan limestone estate is a landmark listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

His memory comes alive when you tour the private residence and museum across the street. You can see exhibits that showcase his automobiles, airplanes and thousands of artifacts and keepsakes from his illustrious career. At various locations throughout the tour, you can view short films and interactive displays that document the life of this legendary performer.

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4th of July Events in Memphis

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Although Memphis is famous for Beale Street, barbeque and Elvis, July 4th is always marked by a wide selection of family-friendly events. These activities are scheduled over several days leading up to the big fireworks display on Independence Day. The events typically feature live music and barbeque. Visitors can attend several of these events and explore the vibrant community named for a city in Egypt.

Children decorate their bikes and scooters in red, white and blue for the parade through Hernando town square. This event is followed by a picnic. The Mud Island Independence Day Celebration is a day of games, rides, food, live music and fireworks. There is an annual Firecracker 5K run/walk to benefit St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. The event is scheduled to occur in the evening on July 3rd.

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Memphis Mojo Tour Review

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Memphis Tennessee is famous for its various types of music including blues, rock, gospel and soul. The tour lasts 90 minutes and is hosted by professional musicians who show the city through the eyes of a musician. Trusted Tours is an excellent place to purchase group tickets at discount prices the Memphis Mojo tour.

The tour is conducted on a vintage 1959 GM transit bus known as Miss Clawdy and her little sister bus Miss Molly. While riding on the bus, tour guides not only perform live music for guests they also encourage guests to participate in the performances. Guests have the option to play instruments, such as tambourines, shakers and bongos while riding the tour bus.

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Memphis Sun Studios Tour Review

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Come discover and experience the Memphis Sun Studio Tour in all it’s musical and historical grandeur. It is located at 706 Union Ave at Marshall St. which is in downtown Memphis, Tennessee. There you will be able to step back in time and walk in the footsteps of some of the greatest musical icons of American music. Come see where they got their running start, musical geniuses such as Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, Roy Orbison, B.B. King, and Jerry Lee Lewis just to get started.

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