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Travels with Elvis (Part 3). Memphis — Home of Soul, the Blues, and Rock ‘n’ Roll!!


There’s a lot more to Memphis than Graceland, although Graceland is by far the city’s most popular attraction (and I’ve previously discussed it here).   A city of about 650,000, Memphis has a interesting southern flavored ambiance.  Here you’ll find hard working friendly black and white folks, great food, but especially you’ll hear music — wonderful music!  There’s no other city in North America with as rich a musical heritage as Memphis (and arguably few in the world).  The blues and its offspring, soul and rock and roll, were birthed here.

The purpose of our trip to Memphis was to immerse ourselves in the world of Elvis Presley, long a favorite of your …

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