From rock 'n' roll to rap, Memphis, Tennessee is brought to you by Budweiser Made in America.
Budweiser Made in America is getting closer all the time as we explore the nation's most musically cultured cities. Now we hit Memphis, whose famous faces include everyone from Elvis Presley to Justin Timberlake.
Memphis, Tennessee has been a massive influence on musical culture since music charts began, with a range of artists frequently mentioning the great city within their own song lyrics; think Marc Cohn's 'Walking In Memphis', Chuck Berry's 'Memphis', Paul Simon's 'Graceland' and of course Alannah Myles' 'Black Velvet'. Thus, it's only right that Budweiser Made In America bring their documentary series to the great city to explore what Memphis is all about nowadays.
Watch the Budweiser Made in America documentary for Memphis:
The music documentary about the cult American band finally gets a limited theatrical release in Britain
This weekend sees the limited British theatrical release of Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me, a biopic documentary about Big Star, arguably the biggest cult artist in pop history.
Formed in Memphis, Tennessee in 1971 by Alex Chilton, Chris Bell, Jody Stephens and Andy Hummel, Big Star were purveyors of strongly melodic guitar pop reminiscent of the Beatles, but their entire original existence seemed to be cursed. Their first two albums, #1 Record (1972) and Radio City (1974), were a commercial disaster despite receiving rave reviews, with Bell and Hummel departing the group before the second could be completed.
Continue reading: Documentary Movie About Big Star Given UK Release