Sun Studio Guided Tour
Stand amidst the legacy of greatness when you visit Sun Studio, the location where rock 'n' roll was born when artists like Elvis, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and others began their careers.
On display is Elvis Presley's microphone used in 1954 when he recorded his first song, "That's All Right." Now, Sun Studio features studio artifacts never seen before as well as pieces on loan from the Presley Estate, Graceland. After a tour of the studio, visitors may enjoy refreshments or pick up a souvenir in the ‘50s-style Sun Studio Soda Shop and Record Store. Sun Studio's important musical heritage and collection of one-of-a-kind memorabilia makes it an unforgettable stop for visitors to Memphis.
More About the Artists Who Have Recorded at Sun Studio
In addition to Elvis Presley, other famous musicians got their start at Sun Studio, including Johnny Cash, BB King, Roy Orbison, Carl Lee Perkins, and Jerry Lee Lewis. The special historic significance of Sun Studio among modern rock ‘n' rollers is evident as today's musicians still come to this world famous site to make recordings. Such musical artists as Ringo Starr, Def Leppard, Tom Petty, Bonnie Raitt, U2 and Matchbox 20 have all recorded songs here.