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The Musical Legacy of Memphis
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Hop behind the wheel of a 55 Caddy, and find all about a very unique tour of the area that spawned musical legends like Elvis, Johnny Cash, BB King and more- Memphis and the Mississippi Delta! Plus a look at culture the Baltimore area has to offer and a visit with professional traveler Johnny Jet!
Episode Segments:
The Culture of Baltimore
Nancy Hinds of the Baltimore Convention and Visitors Bureau discusses museums in the Baltimore area that celebrate the culture African-Americans, places that demonstrate Baltimores rich sports heritage, and new hotels that are under development.
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Professional Traveler Johnny Jett
Johnny Jett shares stories from his travels around the world and some new websites that you need to check out. Then - Tad Pierson of American Dreams Safari talks about his Cadillac tours of Memphis which spotlights the musical legacy of Elvis, Johnny Cash, BB King, and other music greats who got their start in the area.
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Memphis Heritage and Cuisine
Tad Pierson explains the concept of anthrotourism, why he decided to do these tours, why juke joints & clubs are so important in preserving the musical heritage of the area, and talks about the other thing Memphis is famous for besides music Barbeque!!
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Guest(s) Appearing on this Episode
Tad Pierson
Since 1989 Tad Pierson, owner and driver, has successfully led safaris across the backroads of America, into the downtown neon of Saturday night. Mr. Pierson received his master's degree from the University of New Mexico. Before founding American Dream Safari he taught English as a Second Language in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. He is uniquely trained in antique automobile restoration and has driven over a quarter of a million miles, largely on the American road system, but also behind the wheel on some of the world's most treacherous highways. Those travelers in search of cultural exposure, language, historical perspectives, the lonesome wail of a distant freight train and the sting of a blues guitar in a hot juke joint will find the know-how and road mastery of this tour guide reassuring, as well as entertaining and fun.

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