Along the blues highway you will find a town that lies at the crossroads of slavery, steeped in the history of cotton plantations, and multiple migrations. It is the birthplace of the all American music expression called "the blues". While you are there, however, you will experience real soul.
Upon my arrival in Memphis, Tennessee for college, I was surprised at how many interesting sights there are in such a city. Memphis is a decently-sized city with many nooks and crannies.