Beale Street In Memphis, Beale Street was once the center of African-American life. It had fallen on hard times, but within the last decade or so underwent a renaissance, thanks to its reputation as the home of the blues. But some fear its commercial success is crowding out authenticity.
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Beale Street

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Beale Street

Beale Street

Beale Street

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In Memphis, Beale Street was once the center of African-American life. It had fallen on hard times, but within the last decade or so underwent a renaissance, thanks to its reputation as the home of the blues. But some fear its commercial success is crowding out authenticity.