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elvis presley in memphis

Posted on September 16, 2012 by peter bell

Elvis Presley’s family moved to Memphis, TN from Tupelo, MS in search of a better life.  The young Elvis would have been 13 years old when he arrived in Memphis on September 12, 1948.  The city of Memphis became synonymous with Elvis, and a number of locations from those early days (before Elvis became an […]

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Jay Reatard locations

Posted on April 19, 2012 by peter bell

When people talk about the music of Memphis, TN, many legendary artists, groups and labels come to mind. After all, Memphis is the home of Sun Studios– where Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Elvis Presley made their earliest recordings. Elvis pilgrims still flock in droves to Graceland to take in the dated opulence of […]

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