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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...more
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You need to do this. Period. You will learn all about the birth of rock n roll; about everyone who was responsible; about all the key figures that recorded there; plus tons of details that make the experience even more engaging. I had a big...More
Very quirky place. Great tour for finding out loads of facts re the beginning of rock and soul music. Was a lot of us on the tour so was hard to get close enough to see what was being talked about but room not big...More
I like seeing places where historic events have occurred. Sun Studio is one such place. For music lovers and fans of Elvis Presley, Sun Studio is as significant as visiting Graceland. Not much to look at from the outside and also pretty rustic imside. But...More
This tour gave me goose bumps, listening to Elvis’s first recording, hearing about his determination to get a recording contract and who else recorded in the studio, then and now, plus finding out about what the building was used for between its use as a...More
We have visited Nashville numerous times but never took time to take the Sun Studio Tour. Upon entering you find yourself in a large room where you can purchase a beverage or tee shirt. This is where we waited for our tour guide. The tour...More
Only a short tour, but a very worth while one.
Our guide was very enthusiastic and very knowledgable about the studio.
Loads of stories told about the different people that recorded at the studio in the past.
Studio is still used at nighttime for recording...More
If you are interested in the roots of rock and roll then a visit to Sun Studios is a must do in Memphis. The tour guide is informative and there is a real sense of music history born out of this small studio.
Response from Lakeisha j | Reviewed this property |
My visit to Sun Studio was part of a city tour. I’m not sure how the shuttle bus works but I believe it runs every hour to and from Graceland. You can view the shuttle times on SS website. My time at Sun studio was short as... More
My visit to Sun Studio was part of a city tour. I’m not sure how the shuttle bus works but I believe it runs every hour to and from Graceland. You can view the shuttle times on SS website. My time at Sun studio was short as it is not a huge place. All you need is about an hour there.
Response from 91Beaches | Reviewed this property |
There is but it's hard to find. There is a really narrow drive right next to the studio and there is parking behind. Also some options on the street. We cheated and parked in the Dominos parking lot across the street. :)