Music of America

"In the quest to identify the roots of rock `n' roll, all roads lead to Memphis."Smithsonian Institution Memphis is the home of legendary recording studios like Sun Studio and Stax Records (originally Satellite Records) where musicians like Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, Elvis, Roy Orbison, Otis Redding, Isaac Hayes, Percy Sledge and so many others …

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Shrimp on the Barbie?

Though many of us haven't been to Australia, we think we know all about it due to common stereotypes heard in pop culture for decades. So what's real and what's just fantasy? Australian landscapePerth at night It is a common trope to reference all the deadly animals that call the Outback home, but in reality, …

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