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Musical Landmarks

published October 6, 2008

 

Legend tells of blues pioneer Robert Johnson making a deal with the devil
at this crossroads near Clarksdale, Mississippi. (All photos taken March '06)


Beale Street, Memphis. Delta blues central.

B.B. King's store on Beale Street, attached to his live music venue.

Inside a shop on Beale Street.

The famous honkytonk, Floore's Country Store. Lyle Lovett tips his hat to
this establishment in "San Antonio Girl." Helotes, Texas.


The music room at Graceland, Elvis Presley's estate in Memphis.

The trophy room at Graceland.

Sun Studios, Memphis. In the mid-50s Presley, Johnny Cash and
Jerry Lee Lewis were among the artists recording there.

Barriers outside Gruene (pronounced: green) Hall, reputedly the oldest
dance hall in Texas.

Inside Gruene Hall.

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