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Sun Studio, Memphis

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Elvis Presley recorded his first song at Sun Studio, arguably the birthplace of rock and roll. Country music, blues, R&B, and rockabilly artists recorded here throughout the 1950s, with the most notable names including Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, Roy Orbison, Jerry Lee Lewis, and B.B. King. Stop by to take a guided tour of the studio's headquarters and see equipment used to record some of the best-known hits in American music history. Highlights include Elvis Presley's microphone, used during a recording session in 1954. Located right in the downtown area, the studio is easily accessible from anywhere in town, with frequent shuttle buses running between this location and other notable music venues in and around Memphis. To visit Sun Studio and get the most from your holiday in Memphis, create itinerary details personal to you using our Memphis online trip itinerary planner.
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  • Love Sun Record Studio .Great tour guide, love his job and music.Well inform.A lot of history from the shop to the studio .Pretty cool to see pictures of the famous like Elvis Presley, his guitar...  more »
  • Small building packed with history. They had more than I was expecting and the guide clearly LOVED his job. I’m sure he heard the songs played millions of times but he still listening with his eyes...  more »

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