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Some Places to Visit ...

Here is a list of suggestions of places to visit in Alabama and Memphis if you are interested in the origins of Black Music in the United States.

Alabama Visit Alabama.  
  Rosa Parks Museum, Montgomery, Alabama.  
Memphis, Tennessee American Dream Safari - a cruise around Memphis in a 1995 Cadillac. 901-527-8870
Graceland Elvis definitely has a place, if only for his early version of Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup's of "It's all Right, Mama". 901-332-3322
National Civil Rights Museum Provides a necessary reminder of the evils of racism and injustice. 901-521-9699
Rock 'n Soul Museum An offshoot of the Smithsonian Institute in Washington which offers a
great overview of the various strands that make up the Memphis Sound.
Stax Records A major Player in its time.  
Sun Studio Included because of its association with Elvis. 901-521-0664
  and here are some books to read ...  
Soulville, USA "The Story of Stax Records".  
Sweet Soul Music "Rhythm and Blues and the Southern Dream of Freedom", by Peter Guralnick - published by Mojo Books.  
Ultimate Soul Music Trivia Book "501 Questions and Answers about Motown, R & B, and more".  

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