Journeys of Discovery: The Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum

Mar 26, 2019

Correspondent Tom Wilmer reports from Memphis, Tennessee, where he visits the Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum with John Doyle, director of the Smithsonian Institution’s first permanent exhibit outside of Washington D.C.

The Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum showcases the history and evolution of the distinctively American music, rooted in rural Mississippi River Delta juke joints, sharecroppers’ cotton fields and Beale Street pubs.

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