BB King club on Beale street in Memphis

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Beale Street is more or less closed to traffic. BB King is a dominant club on this short stretch of these 2-3 blocks entertainment district.

Tourist are rare in early December, they are outnumbered by friendly con-artist. Meet friendly giant Terence or Big T, who cuts roses in a nearby park and tries to sell them to tourist, rising money for Vietnam veterans, or George who is just coming from hospital, where his wife is in coma after car accident, and he needs money to get home to the kids. These guys are wonderful story tellers/ actors, their stories well rehearsed, almost believable! With the southern accent, they are characters right out of Tennessee Williams play!

this is photo #900 in my gallery

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peacemaker453354 (No… on March 13, 2013

Beautiful night regards..Johnnie..

Geezer Vz on March 14, 2013

Beat me, Daddy, twelve to the bar.



Eckart u. Annemarie … on March 14, 2013

Like24 for this very nice photo. Best wishes, Eckart and Annemarie

Lloret on March 15, 2013

Wonderful nightphoto of this town, LIKE

Ivan Logvinov on March 17, 2013

Beautiful night view!
Warm greetings from Russia!

mg1744 on March 18, 2013

I have never been to Memphis, but this shot and your description sort set the scene; kinda cool, little bit sleazy. Like27.

Would make another great addition to the group Goggle Maps World Cities as we are looking for more photos from the Americas.

Greetings, Mark

Pavel Culek on March 18, 2013

nice night photo from Memphis, well photographed, liked (28), nice day, Pavel

Buts Yuri on March 19, 2013

Wonderful night shot and view! like 29! Greetings from Ukraine, Yuri.

Jörg R. on March 19, 2013

You present this street wonderful Tomas !


Best wishes , Willy

Martin Krepelin on March 21, 2013

Interesting place and image, Like, greetings

mauro1968 on March 21, 2013

Bellissimo scenario notturno, ottime le luci ed il contrasto, LIKE 33! Sinceri saluti e sempre complimenti per la tua gallery, con amicizia ciao MAURO :-)

frank wibberg on March 23, 2013

F for BB King club on Beale street in Memphis



cheets99 on October 23, 2013

Tomros I really enjoyed this city! Music everywhere! I had amazing deep fried pickles and a beer or two for lunch :) Wonderful shot! LIKE! Cheers my friend!

Giorgos Dimitriadis on November 7, 2013

Excellent shot,Like 35.Best wishes,George

Ana María Ossorio Ló… on November 14, 2013

Excellent night capture Tom!--like 36--AnaM

RNLatvian on August 7, 2014

Really beautiful! Like! Greetings!

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on March 8, 2013
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Tomros
    • Camera: Panasonic DMC-ZS5
    • Taken on 2011/11/30 21:21:59
    • Exposure: 0.077s (1/13)
    • Focal Length: 4.10mm
    • F/Stop: f/3.300
    • ISO Speed: ISO800
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash