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Review of Sun Studio

Sun Studio
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Sun Studio Guided Tour
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Self-Guided Memphis Music Tour With Transportation
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Ranked #2 of 155 things to do in Memphis
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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.
Garland
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“awesome”
Reviewed 29 April 2012

best time ever at Sun Studios, lots of information, our tour guide was very informative.....great for the price. Would go back again for sure

Visited April 2012
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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Where it all began!”
Reviewed 28 April 2012

The upstairs part of the tour was ok but the highlight of the tour was standing in the studio where Elvis recorded his first single and being able to stand on the very spot where he stood. It's hard to believe all the great artists who have recorded in this tiny little studio, which is apparently as it was back then. Well worth a visit.

Visited April 2012
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tipton
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“A fantastic place”
Reviewed 28 April 2012

The place is just bursting with history we had a great tour around the building with a excellent tour guild i would say that its a place were rock and roll will never die.

Visited May 2011
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Green Bay
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“west high school band trip”
Reviewed 28 April 2012

Jake Fly - Awesome Tour Guide! Totally cool place if you love music history. Had the chills standing where Johnny Cash Recorded..Completely recommend! Stop in and walk back in time!!

Visited March 2012
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Des Moines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“A great stop for true music fans”
Reviewed 27 April 2012

The tour flies by as you listen to the roots of blues and rock. The studio is small, but filled with such history! The tour guide is wonderful, too.

Visited April 2012
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