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GIZA
MONUMENTS
MEMPHIS JUG BAND
SHADE
TOMBS
TOMB
QUARTERFINALS
ANDY RODDICK
RODDICK
FIRST ROUND
LAST SEASON
PHOENIX
DETROIT
FIRST TITLE
SHARAPOVA
SONGWRITER
BRISTOL
BEST
DOVER
ORLEANS
PLAYING
NILE DELTA
DELTA
TEAM
BUSCH SERIES
CLARKSVILLE
UNIVERSITY
JOHN CALIPARI
FEUD
MID-SOUTH
TAV FALCO
MILLION USER REVIEWS
OTIS REDDING
JAMES CARR
WWF
BLUES MUSIC
EDDIE TAYLOR
MARY CHURCH TERRELL
ELVIS PRESLEY
LIL WYTE
RHYTHM
BLUES FOUNDATION
NILE
HERMOPOLIS
ATLANTA
MORGAN FREEMAN
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Definitions

  1. Memphis was a magnet for blues activity at this time, and doubtless Walter saw the likes of Howlin' Wolf, James Cotton, Joe Hill Louis, Little Jr.
  2. Memphis is the final stand-alone race in Nationwide for the season.
  3. MEMPHIS was a Milan-based collective of young furniture and product designers led by the veteran Ettore Sottsass. (Web site)
  4. MEMPHIS was the big winner of the night in the musical category, earning honors for Best Musical, Best Book, Best Score, and Best Orchestrations.
  5. Memphis, a new musical by Joe DiPietro and David Bryan, earned eight nominations, including Best Musical.

Giza

  1. At the city of Giza, a necropolis of ancient Memphis, and today part of Greater Cairo, Egypt. (Web site)

Monuments

  1. His monuments, mostly massive, spread from Memphis and Heliopolis to Abydos and Thebes, apart from those in the heart of Nubia. (Web site)

Memphis Jug Band

  1. Big Bill Broonzy and Memphis Minnie cut a few sides each backed up by their own jug bands; Memphis Minnie also sang and played with the Memphis Jug Band. (Web site)
  2. Other acts to record for Victor on this trip included the Memphis Jug Band, Frank Stokes, and Cannon's Jug Stompers.
  3. He is best known as a member of the Memphis Jug Band with whom he played and recorded.

Shade

  1. He befriended some legendary traditional bluesmen such as Furry Lewis, Will Shade, and the surviving members of the Memphis Jug Band.
  2. Burse is famous as a member of Will Shade 's Memphis Jug Band —which he joined in 1928 upon his arrival in Memphis, Tennessee. (Web site)

Tombs

  1. Egyptologists believe that the over 10,000 tombs at Helwan indicate the site is the true necropolis of Memphis, the ancient capital of Egypt.
  2. Saqqara was the principal necropolis for the ancient city of Memphis where, from Dynasty I onwards, the Egyptian elite built their tombs. (Web site)

Tomb

  1. Established a palace at Memphis and built his tomb at Abydos.
  2. It was found on stone vessels from the tomb of the later king Peribsen who possibly had brought them down south from the Memphis area. (Web site)

Quarterfinals

  1. Showing improved form he made the semi finals in San Jose and Toronto and the quarterfinals in Memphis, Miami, Nottingham, Los Angeles and Indianapolis.

Andy Roddick

  1. Andy Roddick will lead the field in Memphis.
  2. Andy Roddick has reached the semi-finals of the Memphis Championships after defeating American compatriot Sam Querrey 6-4 3-6 6-3.

Roddick

  1. Roddick, pushed to three challenging sets in a first-round win over James Blake, advanced to the quarterfinals in Memphis for the ninth straight year. (Web site)
  2. Roddick, pushed to three challenging sets in a first-round win over James Blake, advanced to the quarter-finals in Memphis for the ninth straight year.

First Round

  1. In the first round of the Regions Morgan Keegan Championships in Memphis, Blake fell to top-seeded American counterpart Andy Roddick 3-6, 6-4, 6-7(3).
  2. She played her first main draw WTA Tour match at the 2002 Cellular South Cup in Memphis, Tennessee, where she lost in the first round. (Web site)

Last Season

  1. But Edwards has competed at Memphis in each of the last four years, including a win last season.

Phoenix

  1. After failing to qualify for his first race at North Carolina Speedway, he finished 18th in his debut at Memphis, followed by a 19th finish at Phoenix.
  2. He then finished 30th at Memphis for Innovative Motorsports and 14th at Phoenix for FitzBradshaw Racing.

Detroit

  1. After World War II and in the 1950s, new styles of electric blues music became popular in cities such as Chicago, Memphis, Detroit and St. Louis. (Web site)
  2. Hooker was born in Coahoma County, Mississippi, spent his early years in Memphis and eventually moved to Detroit.

First Title

  1. Maria Sharapova beat Sweden's Sofia Arvidsson to win her first title of the year at the Cellular South Cup in Memphis.
  2. First it was on the hard courts of Memphis (semifinals), and Delray Beach (his first title), then it started to work on clay, too. (Web site)

Sharapova

  1. In February, Sharapova competed in the Cellular South Cup in Memphis, USA where she was the top seed. (Web site)
  2. Sharapova, winner of a title in Memphis this season, last played in March at Indian Wells, when she lost to China's Zheng Jie in the third round.

Songwriter

  1. American singer and songwriter who performed in the tradition of classic blues singers such as Bessie Smith and Memphis Minnie.

Bristol

  1. David Reutimann (Bristol) and Brandon Whitt (Memphis) have each registered the first pole positions of their NCTS careers this season. (Web site)
  2. Last but not least, Johnny Sauter can and will short track it with anyone, making him a threat at Bristol, Martinsville, and Memphis.

Best

  1. Has been named Best of Memphis by readers of the Memphis Flyer at one time or another.
  2. He considers the recent race as the best run they have ever had in Memphis.
  3. He made two more starts that season, his best finish being 33rd at Memphis Motorsports Park for Oostlander Racing. (Web site)

Dover

  1. He scored a sixth-place finish at Dover, fifth at Memphis, and most recently was runner-up to Kyle Busch at Bristol. (Web site)

Orleans

  1. In August 2005 his home in Eastern New Orleans was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina; he evacuated to Memphis, Tennessee before the hurricane hit. (Web site)
  2. Thus we have local Confederate "Postmaster Provisional Stamps" from such cities as New Orleans, Memphis, Nashville, Mobile to name but a few. (Web site)
  3. Think of river music - and names like New Orleans, St. Louis and Memphis come to mind.

Playing

  1. The son of orchestra leader Al Jackson, Sr., Jackson was born Memphis, Tennessee, and began playing on stage with his father's band from a young age.
  2. Playing in the juke joints and gambling houses in Memphis, he befriended Howlin' Wolf, James Cotton, and Joe Hill Louis, among others.
  3. He returned to Memphis, playing in association with Jim Jackson, Gus Cannon (who would form Cannon's Jug Stompers for recording dates), and Will Shade.

Nile Delta

  1. Both ruled from Itjtaway ("Seizer-of-the-Two-Lands") near Memphis and el-Lisht, just south of the apex of the Nile Delta.

Delta

  1. No single artist came to dominate Memphis music, as did Charlie Patton in the Delta or Tommy Johnson for the blues of central Mississippi. (Web site)
  2. The Thirteenth Dynasty rulers had moved the capital of the country north to a centrally located town called Itjtawy near Memphis, near the apex of the Delta.
  3. These were Memphis, not much above the apex of the Delta, and Thebes, about lat. (Web site)

Team

  1. The natural fit for driver and team resulted in a career-high 17 races for Howard, along with his best finish, 12th at Memphis Motorsports Park.
  2. As the league changed, the Cardinals moved their old AAA affiliate to Memphis, Tennessee and the team became the Memphis Redbirds.
  3. For its first six seasons, the team played its home games in the Mid-South Coliseum in Memphis, Tennessee.

Busch Series

  1. Crocker also made four NASCAR Busch Series starts (Richmond, Dover, Memphis, Phoenix) in 2005 and started ninth in her second career race (Dover). (Web site)
  2. Reutimann has run at Memphis in the NASCAR Busch Series only once, posting a 12th-place finish in 2002.
  3. This week's race will be the first for rookie Erin Crocker, who competed in the NASCAR Busch Series in Memphis last October.

Clarksville

  1. Railroad service came to the town on October 1, 1859 in the form of the Memphis, Clarksville and Louisville Railroad. (Web site)

University

  1. Banks is a 6'8" forward who attended the University of Memphis, where he was named the Conference USA Freshman of the Year in 2004.
  2. The discovery was the work of a team of American archaeologists from the University of Memphis led by Otto Schaden. (Web site)
  3. However, full scale investigation of the tomb is currently underway by Otto Schaden as a project of the University of Arizona and the University of Memphis. (Web site)

John Calipari

  1. The University of Memphis sent out a statement from John Calipari at 10:29 a.m.
  2. John Calipari is a fabulous coach, a brilliant recruiter, a superb marketer, a great citizen of Memphis and an international basketball ambassador.

Feud

  1. In 2003, Hart restarted his feud with Jerry Lawler by buying, for the XWF, part of the upstart Memphis Wrestling promotion. (Web site)
  2. The Game still addressed Memphis Bleek and Young Gunz on some songs, but the feud between them cooled off.
  3. His second ex-wife Paula was dragged into a feud with him for the Memphis Wrestling promotion. (Web site)

Mid-South

  1. The Mid-South Coliseum, also known as "The Entertainment Capital of the Mid-South", is a multipurpose arena that seats 10,085 people in Memphis, Tennessee.
  2. Now the Khenpo calls Memphis home because he saw the need for a well trained Tibetan Buddhist teacher to be living and teaching dharma in the mid-South.

Tav Falco

  1. Led by rogue-male, Tav Falco, the band established itself upon the riverbluffs of Memphis, Tennessee.

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  1. Get details on Bob Neal Realtors - Memphis, TN, at Citysearch - over 1 million user reviews & editorials about local businesses.

Otis Redding

  1. A self-taught musician, he was hired in 1964 by Stax Records of Memphis as a backup pianist, working as a session musician for Otis Redding and others.

James Carr

  1. James Carr was born June 13, 1942, in Coahoma County, MS, near Clarksdale; his father, a minister, moved the family to Memphis when Carr was very young. (Web site)

Wwf

  1. He was signed to a two year developmental contract by the WWF in 1999 and was assigned to Memphis Championship Wrestling, a WWF developmental territory.
  2. Regal was once again hired by the WWF and sent to the developmental territory Memphis Championship Wrestling for a short time.
  3. Before appearing in the WWF as Hillbilly Jim, Jim Morris wrestled in the Memphis area under the name Harley Davidson, a biker gimmick.

Blues Music

  1. Memphis had a strong tradition of blues music and Presley went to blues as well as hillbilly venues.

Eddie Taylor

  1. Around this time he me artists like Eddie Taylor (Taylor was living in Memphis by 1943), David Edwards, and Floyd Jones with whom he would record much later.
  2. When he was discharged, he picked off where he left off, moving for a while to Memphis, working in clubs with Eddie Taylor and his cousin Homesick James.

Mary Church Terrell

  1. Mary Church Terrell (born September 23, 1863 in Memphis, Tennessee - July 24, 1954 in Annapolis, Maryland) was a writer and civil rights activist.

Elvis Presley

  1. On October 16th of that year, a teenager from Memphis, Tennessee named Elvis Presley appeared on the program. (Web site)
  2. Elvis Presley was buried beside his mother's grave in Forest Hill Cemetery, Memphis, Tennessee in 1977.

Lil Wyte

  1. Born in Memphis, Tennessee, Lil Wyte knew from day 1 he wanted to be a rapper.

Rhythm

  1. As teenagers the three became entranced by the rhythm & blues music being played in the black nightclubs of West Memphis.

Blues Foundation

  1. The Blues Foundation is a nonprofit corporation headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee, the home of the Blues.
  2. The Blues Foundation, established in 1980 in Memphis, Tennessee, promotes and preserves blues music.

Nile

  1. From the 18th to the 20th Dynasty, the Memphis area and pyramid-style tombs were abandoned in favor of the West Bank of the Nile in Thebes. (Web site)

Hermopolis

  1. Her name is also found at Abydos, Hermopolis, Memphis, and in Nubia. (Web site)
  2. Hermopolis was located on the west bank of the Nile, about midway between Thebes and Memphis, across the Nile from Akhetaten.

Atlanta

  1. Hendrick then failed to qualify at Dover, Charlotte, Memphis and Phoenix while Blake Mallory failed to qualify at Atlanta. (Web site)
  2. Chips Moman left Memphis in 1973 and briefly operated a studio in Atlanta. (Web site)
  3. David Reutimann will split time this weekend, racing in the Nextel Cup Series at Atlanta and in the Busch Series at Memphis Motorsports Park.

Morgan Freeman

  1. Born on June 1, 1937 in Memphis, Tennessee, Morgan Freeman is keeping extraordinarily busy for an academy Award-winner who has recently turned 70.

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