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Million Dollar Quartet's opening night: Worth a million

Million Dollar Quartet Performance May 6th, 2014 TPAC
Million Dollar Quartet Performance May 6th, 2014 TPAC
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Million Dollar Quartet Performance at TPAC May 6th, 2014

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Million Dollar Performance!

Million Dollar Quartet
TPAC

If you are an Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, or Jerry Lee Lewis fan, this show is a must see for you! If you’re not already a fan, you will be by the end of the show!

Sam Phillips is the owner of Sun Records in Memphis, Tennessee, and the man responsible for the 4 men not only becoming stars, but legends. It is very interesting and heart warming seeing how much Sam plays a huge part in giving the men the confidence they needed to succeed (we see a little of that with Johnny Cash in 'Walk the Line') , and helping them look deep within, and pull out what was hidden beneath. Sam was a straight shooter and the results of him telling it like it was produced astronomical effects. History icons were made, and the era of rock ‘n’ roll was born!

Hear Sam’s side of the story, his joy, and laughter with the boys, his struggle with keeping Sun Records alive which resulted in him selling one of his superstars. See Sam’s heart break as he loves the boys like a father as he takes the boys from nothing, to mega stars, eventually having to let them go, allowing them to spread their career wings, and fly to all new heights (of money).

The music was fabulous! You could not help but feel your body moving to their music as you tap your foot to the beat, sing along in your head, and clap along. By the end of the night the whole theater was singing along with the boys (out loud, and proud!), standing ovations, dancing to the music, and the audience roaring for more. It's a truly a magical performance that you do not want to miss!

Musical Numbers you will hear:

“Blue Suede Shoes”…………………………………………………………………………………Company

“Real Wild Child”…………………………………………………………………………….Jerry Lee Lewis

“Matchbox”……………………………………………………………………………………….Carl Perkins

“Who Do You Love”……………………………………………………………………………..Carl Perkins

“Folsom Prison Blues”…………………………………………………………………………..Johnny Cash

“Fever”………………………………………………………………………………………………,.Dyanne

“Memories are Made of This”…………………………………………………………………...Elvis Presley

“That’s All Right”………………………………………………………………………………..Elvis Presley

“Brown Eyed Handsome Man”………………………………………………………………..........Company

“Down by the Riverside”……………………………………………………………………….......Company

“Sixteen Tons”…………………………………………………………………………………..Johnny Cash

“My Babe”………………………………………………………………………………………Carl Perkins

“Long Tall Sally”……………………………………………………………………………….Elvis Presley

“Peace in the Valley”……………………………………………………………………………Elvis Presley

“I Walk the Line”………………………………………………………………………………..Johnny Cash

“I Hear You Knocking”…………………………………………………………………………........Dyanne

“Party”………………………………………………………………………..........Carl Perkins & Company

“Great Balls of Fire”………………………………………………………………………....Jerry Lee Lewis

“Down By the Riverside” (Reprise)…………………………………………...................................Company

“Hound Dog”……………………………………………………………………………………Elvis Presley

“Riders in the Sky”………………………………………………………………………………Johnny Cash

“See You Later Alligator”……………………………………………………………………......Carl Perkins

“Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On”…………………………………………………………. Jerry Lee Lewis

If you want to see the show, there is still time! Million Dollar Quartet plays the rest of this week May 7, 2014 - May 11, 2014 @ the Andrew Jackson Hall.

For more information, or to buy your tickets, click here.