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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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  • I've always wanted to see Sun Studio and this was a joyous experience! I got goosebumps standing in the studio where the greats recorded made their debuts and recorded their hits. Guide Graham was fab...  more »
  • If you are un Memphis you have to visit Sun Studios just for the history. Tour is only 18 dollars and worth every penny.  more »

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