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RCA Studio B, Nashville

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The birthplace of the Nashville Sound, RCA Studio B immortalizes the spirit of country music. Now a part of the Country Music Hall of Fame, the studio was once used by artists such as Chet Atkins, Waylon Jennings, and Willie Nelson to record some of their most famous songs. Take a guided tour and learn about the history of the studio, the artists, and the country music scene. See the original recording equipment, sit at Elvis Presley’s favorite piano, and see the spot where Dolly Parton drove her car through the studio wall. You’ll also have the opportunity to hear original recordings of songs as they sounded when they were first performed. The studio is relatively small and availability may be limited, so make to sure to book tickets ahead of time. Work out when and for how long to visit RCA Studio B and other Nashville attractions using our handy Nashville travel itinerary planner.
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  • the tour guide was very passionate and friendly. they could all give personal stories with Studio B. make sure to book the tour at the country music hall of fame to be able to enter the Studio B 
  • Not quite as good as the Sun Studio tour in Memphis but definitely a must do when in Nashville. Tour guide made the visit really memorable, poignant that the studio closed the day after Elvis died. 
  • Experience where the winners of yesterday started their march to fame. Studio B was the place it all began. The Docent is a wonderful story teller who relates the personalities, their talents and the ...  more »
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  • I think the tour is a little expensive, but it's totally worth it. Our guide did a great job, he already told some facts about the Studio and Elvis while a shuttle bus took us there from the county music museum and provided a nice tour around the little studio. It's impressive to listen to some songs that where recorded at this exact place.
  • This tour departs from the Country Music Hall of Fame and is a short bus ride away. Our guide, Jeff, couldn't have been more enthusiastic and enamored with telling the stories of RCA studio B. Great tour and tour guide!
  • This is definitely a must-see for music / Elvis lovers!! The day before I visited Sun Studios in Memphis and loved it, but I think I loved this more!! Great guide, lots of information and some amazing, well kept history!!!
  • It was very neat to stand where Elvis stood to record a lot of his music, and our tour guide, Stephanie Layne, made it a super fun experience!
  • While visiting Nashville this is a must. The tour is full of great music facts and the studio is full of music history!!