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RCA Studio B

 
 
RCA Studio B Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, July 11, 2012
1. RCA Studio B Marker
Inscription. RCA Records established a recording studio in this building in Novemeber 1957, with local offices run by guitarist-producer Chet Atkins. Its success led to a larger studio, known as Studio A, built next door in 1964. Studio B recorded numerous hits by Elvis Presley, the Everly Brothers, Roy Orbinson, Don Gibson, Charley Pride, Jim Reeves, Dolly Parton, and many others. Along with Bradley Studios, Studio B is known for developing "The Nashville Sound."
 
Erected 2011 by The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County. (Marker Number 141.)
 
Location. 36° 9.002′ N, 86° 47.586′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is at the intersection of Music Square West and Roy Acuff Place, on the left when traveling south on Music Square West. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 30 Music Square West, Nashville TN 37203, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bradley Studios (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); BMI (about 500 feet away); Scarritt College for Christian Workers (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wallace University School
RCA Studio B Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, July 11, 2012
2. RCA Studio B Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Disciples of Christ Historical Society (approx. 0.4 miles away); Saint Thomas Hospital (approx. half a mile away); University School of Nashville (approx. half a mile away); Governors' Mansion (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Nashville.
 
Also see . . .  You Tube Tour of Studio B. (Submitted on October 4, 2013, by Trevor Morris of Fond du lac, Wisconsin.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
RCA Studio B Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, July 11, 2012
3. RCA Studio B Marker
RCA Studio B Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, July 11, 2012
4. RCA Studio B Marker
RCA Studio B Markers image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, July 11, 2012
5. RCA Studio B Markers
RCA Studio B Purchased and Restored by the Mike Curb Family Foundation January 23, 2002 to Preserve the History of Nashville's Music Second marker: RCA Studio B Established November 1957 Donated to The Country Music Foundation by Dan & Margaret Maddox May 20, 1993 Birthplace Of A Thousand Hits
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 427 times since then and 2 times this year. Last updated on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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