Viva Los Angeles: Elvis & the City of Angels

Tour these Memphis spots where the legendary King of Rock and Roll was known to shake things up.

Updated: March 24, 2005

Elvis in Memphis

Sun Studio

706 Union Ave, Memphis, TN 38103

Elvis recorded his first song and "The Complete Million Dollar Sessions" with Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash here.


3734 Elvis Presley Blvd, Memphis, TN 38116

Elvis bought this former Civil War farm and now mecca to all his fans for $100,000 in March 1957.

Lansky Brothers Sundry Store

92 S Front St, Memphis, TN 38103

This souvenir shop was formerly the clothing store where Elvis' tailor designed and dressed him for his Ed Sullivan appearances.

Kang Rhee Institute Of Karate

706 N Germantown Pkwy Ste 70, Cordova, TN 38018

Coach Kang Rhee taught karate to the King and now, during Memphis' Tribute Week, signs autographs and relates Elvis stories.

Lowell Hays Jewelers

454 Perkins Ext, Memphis, TN 38117

This diamond dealer designed Elvis' TCB rings and Maltese cross, and holds the original TCB necklace mold.