If you've never been on the Hound Dog tour before, you don't want to miss this unique show on wheels! Led by professional, local musicians who are Elvis devotees, it's a high-energy concert and sightseeing tour rolled into one. You'll hear your favorite Elvis hits performed live on the bus while seeing where he grew up, where he went to school, where he worked, and where he dreamed.
|Elvis at Lauderdale Cts.|
|19-yr. old Elvis before an early concert.|
|(a) Elvis at Sun w/Sam Phillips and Marion Keisker; (b) with prom date, Regis Wilson, (c) on Main Street|
Other sites on the tour are:
- Sun Studio
- Elvis' home on Audubon Drive, where the family moved shortly after Elvis made it big
- Elvis' high school
- Lansky Bros. clothing store
- The former Memphian Theater
- The Overton Park Shell, where Elvis gave one of his first concerts
- The Hotel Chisca, home of WHBQ radio station
- Supercycles, where Elvis purchased his motorcycles
- And much, much more!
|Elvis at 1034 Audubon Drive, poolside and out front signing autographs|
|(a) Elvis on motorcycle; (b) with Bernard Lansky; (c) at Memphian Theater with date|
The Hound Dog Tour has become an Elvis Week tradition with many passengers returning year after year. Come celebrate the man behind the legend. Whether you're a longtime fan or a new admirer, we guarantee fun for all!
Here's a video preview, courtesy of the Elvis Presley You Tube Channel.
Hound Dog Tours are scheduled for August 9, 10, 12, 14, 16, and 17. For times, information, and prices, click here or call (901) 527-9415. For more information about other Elvis Week events, go to http://www.graceland.com/elvisweek/.
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