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International Rock-A-Billy Hall of Fame

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Address: 105 N. Church Street, Jackson, TN
Phone Number: 731-427-6262
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For every real music fan, not to be missed

The international rockabilly hall of fame is for every real music fan who wants to understand the history of rockabilly and the musicians who changed everything. From blues to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Wrea Green, United Kingdom
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416 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a waste of time. It was a two large rooms in the building which when I was young was used for youth cubs. There was some information about half a dozen starts of the 1950/60s but you would have to have been ‘immersed; in the stuff then and had to have had a recent update for much of this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The international rockabilly hall of fame is for every real music fan who wants to understand the history of rockabilly and the musicians who changed everything. From blues to country, hillbilly to rock, owner Henry Harrison guides you through the people he knew personally and grew up with; Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley and Jerry Lee Lewis to name... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

I wasn't sure what to expect from this place. I knd of thought it would be a brief pitstop en route between Memphis and Nashville. I was wrong, we were there a couple of hours. When we rang the doorbell and were welcomed by Henry I knew we'd enjoy it more than we expected. His passion for the music, the... More 

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Rockabilly2014, Owner at International Rock-A-Billy Hall of Fame, responded to this review

Many guest suggest a video be made to preserve my Guided Tour Presentation of Rockabilly Music History so the intriguing information not be permanently lost at my death or when I become incapacitate and can no longer make this presentation. You are gracious and kind in your comments. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

This was a wonderful experience. Visiting the Hall of Fame was like visiting with an old friend and listening to great stories from 1st hand experience. Mr Henry Harrison, the owner and tour guide, made us feel that way even though we had never met him before. He's a very impressive man who has lived a remarkable life that was... More 

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Kouvola, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

A nice and peaceful museo and very good piece of music history. A very friendly guide and we hope that we could visit in Jackson TN again. One tip... There is a good new rockabilly/country museo maybe 200 m from this great one. The museo is called Discovery Museum of West TN address 305 East College Street. There is also... More 

2 Thank abc984375947
Memphis, Tennessee
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119 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Started out ok, but went downhill fast. We tried so hard to like this, but as we approached the 90 minute mark we just couldn't take it any longer. The owner/tour guide talks and talks and talks. "Tour" is $10 per person and is a compilation of an older gentleman telling boastful stories about how he knows all the famous... More 

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Jackson, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Lee was our tour guide and he was great! We learned a lot and the stories were very interesting. So glad we went! Many artifacts, photos, records and musical instruments.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

When in Jackson, be sure to stop at the Rock-A-Billy Hall of Fame. Anything you have ever wanted to know about Rock-A-Billy Music, or to bring back memories....it is right here at the Hall of Fame. People visit from all over the world. Jackson is the home of Carl Perkins. Wonderful talent has come out of TN and right here... More 

2 Thank Retired-fun-travelin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Been there more than once and always enjoyed the exhibits and fine hospitality of the staff. Rockabilly is important to the music culture and it is good to have anything to educate people how and where it all began.

2 Thank Randy C
Rockabilly2014, Owner at International Rock-A-Billy Hall of Fame, responded to this review

Your kindness is overwhelming. Your suggestions for enjoying, and preserving, Rockabilly Music History is deeply appreciated. Elvis coming to Dave Wells Community Center to watch me train for the Golden Gloves, Being born a few minutes away from Johnny Cash. Serving as the Carl Perkins First President of the Carl Perkins Child Abuse Prevention Center, furnishing a New Demonstrator Toyota... More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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175 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I was amazed at the intriguing information and memorabilia available that tributes this genre of music. I thoroughly enjoyed Mr. Henry Harrison's recollections that he has personally experienced throughout his association with music and life experiences. There are many items on display that cannot be viewed elsewhere. The tour did go a little long, but where else can you play... More 

2 Thank Patty L

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