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The Memphis Boys Salute
8/14/2012
7:00 p.m. at Graceland
Details: Enjoy an incredible concert event featuring The Memphis Boys with special guests Andy Childs and Terry Mike Jeffrey. The Memphis Boys were the legendary house band at the American Sound Studio in Memphis, Tennessee, between 1967 until it’s closing in 1972. The Memphis Boys include Bobby Wood, Bobby Emmons, Gene Chrisman, Mike Leech, Reggie Young, and Tommy Cogbill. Recently inducted into the Musicians Hall of Fame, The Memphis Boys have played a large part in American music culture for the past forty years as the sound behind over 120 hit singles including Elvis’ “Suspicious Minds, “In the Ghetto”, and “Kentucky Rain”; Neil Diamond’s “Sweet Caroline”; Dusty Springfield’s “Son of a Preacher Man”; and many, many, more. Joining them will also be: the Holladay Sisters – Ginger Holladay and Mary Pederson – who sang on Elvis' famous Memphis sessions at American Sound and have backed up entertainers like Sonny and Cher, Roy Orbison, Jerry Lee Lewis, Reba McIntyre, among others; singer Drea Rhenee, who has performed with artists such as Aaliyah, Mariah Carey, and CeCe Winans; and singer-songwriter and recording artist Scat Springs, who has recorded with such artists as Michael McDonald, Faith Hill, Patty LaBelle and She-Daisy. This special concert event will feature them performing some of their Elvis hits, as well as songs from the many other stars they have performed behind for the past forty years. Tickets are $30. Starting August 9, tickets available for purchase will be located at Graceland Guest Services. Tickets may also be purchased at the door 30 minutes prior to the start, pending availability.

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