Monday, March 04, 2013

March 04 - Chisca Hotel on Fox News

Notorious DJ Dewey Philips made Elvis famous from the WHBQ Radio Studios in the Chisca Hotel. The hotel was abandoned years ago, but is now being redeveloped. 

A team is working together to make sure the place where Elvis got his start is preserved. Mike McCarthy, a music history buff, is leading the charge to turn this room into an exhibit. It's located on the second floor of the long abandoned Chisca Hotel. located at the corner South Main and Martin Luther King Boulevard. Even Fox News ran the story on the initiative to save the place where Rock And Roll first entered the airwaves.

(Source: ElvisMatters)