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Beale Street Named USA TODAY's "Most Iconic American Street"

October 09, 2013 (Updated)

Chosen by readers of USA TODAY, Memphis' famous Beale Street has been named USA Today's "Most Iconic American Street" by 10Best Readers' Choice. Thank you Elvis fans for continuing to support Memphis! See the complete list of "Most Iconic American Streets" online!

According to, "Music fans come to Memphis from across the globe to walk down Beale Street, a stretch of road through downtown and the birthplace of the blues. Music continues to thrive here, with many of the bars and clubs along Beale Street offering live music every night of the week."

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