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Review of Sun Studio

Sun Studio
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$24.00*
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Sun Studio Guided Tour
Ranked #3 of 161 things to do in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Sun Studio - The place where an 18 year old Elvis Presley recorded his first song. It’s well-known in the music industry as "The Birthplace of Rock 'N' Roll" and the most famous recording studio in the world. Opened by rock pioneer Sam Phillips in 1950, this national Historic Landmark is where superstar musicians like Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, B.B. King, Howlin' Wolf, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison and countless others started their recording careers. Today, Sun Studio still serves as a recording studio in the evenings while hosting public tours during the daytime hours.
Reviewed October 20, 2013

excellent tour and the guide was very knowledgeable. I particularly enjoyed the stories of Elvis, jerry lee Lewis, carl Perkins and Johnny cash all hanging out together and jamming together.
great value for money too.

Thank Bissyboo
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Reviewed October 20, 2013

We arrived rather early for the tour and sat in the cafe with a soft drink. The tours, I think, were every hour on the half hour. There weren't many seats when we arrived and by the time the tour was due the cafe area was packed with hardly an inch of floor space. I was beginning to wonder how this was going to work in such a small building. However we had such an excellent guide - if only I could remember her name - that we were given every opportunity to see the memerobilia and artefacts of interest. Our guide was very knowledgeable and seemed to genuinely enjoy her job.

Thank MECB
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Reviewed October 20, 2013

Loved it all! Do the tour, some great memorabilia to be seen. Get the free transport to Graceland from here

Thank Amie34
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Reviewed October 20, 2013

We did the tour and the young lady was both enthusiastic and knowledgeable. Great to see it as it was and not too commercialised. You could picture Elvis and others gathered there to make there recordings.

Thank wishgranter
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Reviewed October 19, 2013

For some reason this was on my bucket list. Was not disappointed.
This is well worth the trip if you are anywhere close. I was in Nashville and made the 3 hour drive to Memphis.
Not overdone, the curators have maintained a sense of respect for the studio. The museum portion contains interesting artifacts.
Visit Memphis and the rich musical history!

Thank Dwayne D
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