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What is Memphis
Memphis is the largest city in the state of Tennessee. The state rests in the southwestern portion of the United States. Memphis, with a population totaling more than one million persons, is also the county seat for Shelby County. The city's claims to fame include "Graceland", the mansion Elvis Presley lived in during his later years. Maybe more importantly, Memphis is the considered by many to be the home of blues music.
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"Continue south on foot to Beale Street and sneak a peak at the stately Orpheum Theatre ; walk east to A. Schwab Dry Goods Store, a most unusual emporium."
"The blues first gained widespread recognition here on Beale Street, and rock 'n' roll was born at Sun Studio."
"The clubs in Beale Street were for decades the objective of all the singers, mainly black, who hoped for the big chance that would lead to their "discovery"."
"Today, thanks to public improvements and an economy built around such distribution giants as Federal Express, Memphis has been brought back to life, and Beale Street has numerous clubs and restaurants, as it did in its heyday."
"The museum no longer shares the same building as the Gibson Guitar Factory, the manufacturing base for the world-famous guitars, but has moved to the plaza of the FedExForum in the Beale Street Entertainment District."
"In 1890 The Grand Opera House was built on the corner of Main and Beale Street."
"Favourite son WC Handy composed the first published blues tune just before WWI, making Memphis, and the jumpin' Beale Street, the home of the blues."
"One of them was Elvis Presley, whose grave on his Graceland estate."
"The city's claims to fame include "Graceland", the mansion Elvis Presley lived in during his later years."
"Elvis Presley rocketed to fame here in the mid-1950s."
"Elvis Presley Hound Dog Tour."
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