University of Memphis Tigers Reach Final Four and Graceland Goes Blue.
Elvis Presleyís Memphis mansion, Graceland, will be bathed in blue light starting Monday night March 31, 2008 through the NCAA Final Four Championship on April 7th, 2008 in support of the University of Memphis Tigers and their success in reaching the 2008 Final Four.
In what is being called Final Four Operation: Blue Suede Shoe, Gracelandís employees have outfitted over 150 spotlights scattered around the 13 acre Graceland compound with special bulbs to illuminate the King of Rock ní Rollís famous home in the Tigerís trademark color of blue. Each year over 600,000 visitors from all over the world travel to Memphis and tour the National Historic Landmark and its related attractions.
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