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Blues Music Award Nominees - 2015

36th Blues Music Award Nominees – 2015

The Blues Foundation has announced the nominations for its annual Blues Music Awards, which the international organization will present at the Cook Convention Centre in downtown Memphis, Tennessee on Thursday, May 7 2015.  836 more words

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Presley's first record, 'My Happiness' up for auction

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — In 1953, Elvis Presley walked into Sun Records in Memphis and recorded the song “My Happiness.” He was only 18.

For $4, Presley was able to leave the studio with an acetate copy of the 78 RPM record, meant as a gift for his mother Gladys. 590 more words

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Dita who? Meet Striptease Superstar : Gypsy Rose Lee

Gypsy Rose Lee (born Rose Louise Hovick in Seattle in 1911) was—and remains—a force in American popular culture not because she acted in films (although she did act in films) or because she wrote successful… 707 more words

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Keep Driving in 2015

Keep your driving record clean and insurance premiums low: don’t ignore traffic tickets

If you have a traffic citation or speeding ticket from the Memphis Police Department, Shelby County Sheriff, Tennessee Highway Patrol, or any other law enforcement agency call us at… 890 more words

Law

FBI Asks Agencies To watch Memphis, Tenn., Bridges

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The FBI asked law officers assigned to areas around the Mississippi River bridges at Memphis, Tennessee, to help keep an eye on the spans after a vague threat came in warning that one would be blown up. 215 more words

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