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The Legendary Sun Studio 003 BW

This is iconic Sun Studio in Memphis, TN. Sun Studio was opened by Sam Phillips on Jan. 3, 1950. It is considered to be the birthplace of rock-and-roll. Blues, r&b, rock-and-roll, rockabilly and country music were all recorded here during the 50s. Artists such as Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, B.B. King and Roy Orbison have recorded here.

This is iconic Sun Studio in Memphis, TN. Sun Studio was opened by Sam Phillips on Jan. 3, 1950. It is considered to be the birthplace of rock-and-roll. Blues, r&b, rock-and-roll, rockabilly and country music were all recorded here during the 50s. Artists such as Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, B.B. King and Roy Orbison have recorded here.

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Ziggy Played Guitar

"Now Ziggy played guitar Jamming good with weird and gilly And the Spiders from Mars He played it left hand But made it too far Became the special man Then we were Ziggy's band"                                                                           -David Bowie 

This is a digital portrait of David Bowie as the alien rock 'n' roll messiah, Ziggy Stardust.

“Now Ziggy played guitar
Jamming good with weird and gilly
And the Spiders from Mars
He played it left hand
But made it too far
Became the special man
Then we were Ziggy’s band”
-David Bowie
This is a digital portrait of David Bowie as the alien rock ‘n’ roll messiah, Ziggy Stardust.


The Legendary Sun Studio 002

This is iconic Sun Studio in Memphis, TN. Sun Studio was opened by Sam Phillips on Jan. 3, 1950. It is considered to be the birthplace of rock-and-roll. Blues, r&b, rock-and-roll, rockabilly and country music were all recorded here during the 50s. Artists such as Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, B.B. King and Roy Orbison have recorded here.

This is iconic Sun Studio in Memphis, TN. Sun Studio was opened by Sam Phillips on Jan. 3, 1950. It is considered to be the birthplace of rock-and-roll. Blues, r&b, rock-and-roll, rockabilly and country music were all recorded here during the 50s. Artists such as Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, B.B. King and Roy Orbison have recorded here.


The Legendary Sun Studio 001 BW

This is iconic Sun Studio in Memphis, TN. Sun Studio was opened by Sam Phillips on Jan. 3, 1950. It is considered to be the birthplace of rock-and-roll. Blues, r&b, rock-and-roll, rockabilly and country music were all recorded here during the 50s. Artists such as Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, B.B. King and Roy Orbison have recorded here.

This is iconic Sun Studio in Memphis, TN. Sun Studio was opened by Sam Phillips on Jan. 3, 1950. It is considered to be the birthplace of rock-and-roll. Blues, r&b, rock-and-roll, rockabilly and country music were all recorded here during the 50s. Artists such as Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, B.B. King and Roy Orbison have recorded here.


Downtown Clarksdale 002

A small mural of blues musician Robert Johnson who, according to local mythology, made a Faustian bargain with the Devil for his talent, adorns the Delta Blues Alley Cafe in Downtown Clarksdale, MS.

A small mural of blues musician Robert Johnson who, according to local mythology, made a Faustian bargain with the Devil for his talent, adorns the Delta Blues Alley Cafe in Downtown Clarksdale, MS.


Clarksdale – The Crossroads 001 BW

This is the tourism marker for the intersection of highways 49 and 61 a.k.a. the Crossroads. The Crossroads were made famous by the song Cross Road Blues; a Delta blues song written and recorded by Robert Johnson which became part of the mythology of the Faustian bargain made by Johnson in which he sold his soul to the Devil for his musical abilities. The song was later adapted by Eric Clapton and recorded as simply "Crossroads" with his band Cream.

This is the tourism marker for the intersection of highways 49 and 61 a.k.a. the Crossroads. The Crossroads were made famous by the song Cross Road Blues; a Delta blues song written and recorded by Robert Johnson which became part of the mythology of the Faustian bargain made by Johnson in which he sold his soul to the Devil for his musical abilities. The song was later adapted by Eric Clapton and recorded as simply “Crossroads” with his band Cream.


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Memphis – Sun Studio 004

Memphis - Sun Studio 004

This is iconic Sun Studio in Memphis, TN. Sun Studio was opened by Sam Phillips on Jan. 3, 1950. It is considered to be the birthplace of rock-and-roll. Blues, r&b, rock-and-roll, rockabilly and country music were all recorded here during the 50s. Artists such as Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, B.B. King, Roy Orbison, Howlin’ Wolf and Ike Turner, as well as many others recorded here.