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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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Top Things to Do in Memphis, TN

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Memphis is full of fun attractions for every age. Many people associate Memphis with Rock n’ Roll and southern culture, but there is so much more. Once you arrive in Memphis, you will feel the city’s unique energy. Memphis is always an adventure. Here are six great attractions in the River City.

Graceland

If you come to Memphis, you must visit Graceland. Graceland is the former home of the music legend Elvis Presley. It is full of incredible Elvis Presley memorabilia and other great Elvis knickknacks. Elvis’ private airplanes, motorcycle and automobile collections and Elvis artwork are all on display. Graceland is the second-most visited house in the United States, just behind the White House.

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Memphis Sun Studios Tour Review – Facts and Information

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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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Stax Museum of American Soul Music Review

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A visit to Memphis would not be complete without visiting the Stax Museum of American Soul Music. The museum is a treasure trove of the history of Memphis soul and Stax Records, an old soul and R&B record label. Highlights include 2,000 total exhibits, a 100 year old church, the expansive Hall of Records, a recreation of Stax’s Studio A, several award-winning photography exhibits and a location that is at the former site of the old Stax Records. The Stax Museum of American Soul is expansive and visitors should definitely take their time exploring. The first spot on the tour is the aforementioned 100 year old church. It was uprooted from the Mississippi Delta and reconstructed at the Museum to become an exhibit showing the beginnings of soul music. Another part of the introduction is an acclaimed documentary film on soul music. The exhibits throughout the museum highlight the contributions of legendary soul musicians such as Otis Redding, Isaac Hayes, the Staple Singers, the Bar-Kays, Johnnie Taylor, Little Milton, Booker T. & the MIGs, Al Green, Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin, Ike and Tina Turner and many others.

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Things to Do and See in Memphis

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Memphis is a wonderful city tucked away in the beautiful southern state of Tennessee. Memphis is the second largest city in Tennessee, with Nashville being the largest. Situated on the Mississippi River, this city was named after the ancient capitol of Egypt. Memphis is known for a lot of things; but Elvis Presley made the town famous with his hometown acknowledgement.

Today, when visiting Memphis, one can view several sites without paying a dime. There are many museums and attractions to see without breaking the bank. Below is a list of the top sites that visitors can enjoy for free or nearly nothing:

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