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News createt: 15-03-2011

Elvis Unlimited at Sun Studio


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Yesterday we stopped by Sun Studio. Thank you very much to all our friends at Sun for the invitation and for giving us a wonderful tour.

The tiny Sun Studio, Memphis - Where it all began

The tiny Sun Studio, Memphis - Where it all began
Memphis Recording Service
The museum at Sun
Million Dollar Quartet - Left to right: Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, Elvis Presley, and Johnny Cash
Telegram for Elvis
Some Sun artifacts
Elvis' guitar (left), Scotty Moore's guitar (right), and Bill Black's Bass (back)
The guitars and bass again
Inside the studio - it is still used today
Elvis & microphone
Elvis & microphone, Rikke & microphone... I don't sound like nobody... Believe me! ;o)
The wall of fame in the front office
The front office at Sun where Marion Keisker took care of business while Sam Phillips took care of the sound
The front office again
These were the words hanging in the window the day Elvis stepped inside Sun for the first time
Overton Park, Memphis, where Elvis, Scotty & Bill performed as a new trio in July 1954 at a hillbilly hoedown
The stage in Overton Park
Humes High (now Middle School) where Elvis went
1034 Audubon Drive. The first home that Elvis ever bought. He bought it in 1956 with the royalties from "Heartbreak Hotel". It is now owned by a foundation dedicated to the restauration of historic music locations.