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Sun Studios

Sun Studios

Described by some as the birthplace of rock and roll, Sun Studios in Memphis is where Elvis and many other Blues, Rock and Country stars created a unique "memphis sound".   The studio is open for tours, near Graceland for Memphis visitors.  However this site can provide a sense of what was occurring during the initial  "rock and roll" era....

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Jean Proppe
Jean Proppe (Faculty)
5 years ago

This is a commercial site for Sun Records including tour information and merchandise for sale. There is very little historical information for anything but the casual visitor.

Time spent reviewing site: 20 minutes