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If music was a religion, then Memphis would be Jerusalem … Sun, Stax and Goner Records

If music was a religion, then Memphis would be Jerusalem … Sun, Stax and Goner Records

Sun Record Company 706 Union Ave Memphis, TN (901) 521-0664 Website Wikipedia National Historic Landmark “If music was a religion, then Memphis would be Jerusalem and Sun Studio its most holy shrine.” This historic recording studio was established by Sam Phillips in February 1952. It…

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Hair art and famous follicles grace the walls of Leila’s Hair Museum

Hair art and famous follicles grace the walls of Leila’s Hair Museum

Leila’s Hair Museum 1333 S Noland Rd Independence, MO 816-833-2955 Website Local attraction, Offbeat museum The Independence School of Cosmetology also houses the headquarters of Leila’s Hair Museum. Leila freely admits that she’s “beyond obsessed with hair.” Back in 1956 she bought her first hair…

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Onward to St. Louis

Onward to St. Louis

Today was a rock and roll day…not just because it was action packed…ok, maybe kinda.  We first stopped in Madison, Mo. to visit Chris Akers, affectionally known as the rock and roll barber.  He is a local guy made good. Forget about the current American Idol Missouri hoopla  –…

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