215 West Main St. Swainsboro, Georgia
Open 6 Days A Week 10am-5pm / Monday -Saturday
See Authentic Items and Personal Clothing Once Owned by Famous Music Artists From The 1950's To Present Date...
Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, Jerry Lee Lewis, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Tom Jones,
Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrinson, Janis Joplin, Ringo Starr, Smokey Roberson, Tina Turner, Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Prince, BB King, Cher,
Barbara Streisand, Frank Sinatra, Elton John, Whitney Houston, George Jones,
Loretta Lynn, Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Hank Williams Jr., Dolly Parton,
Kenny Rogers, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood and many others..
Maybe you will find your favorite singer at the Music Memories Museum.
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Did You Know?
The Music Memories Museum in Swainsboro Georgia is one mile from The Nancy Auditorium where Country Music singer Hank Williams Jr. performed on stage for the very first time at the age of only 8 years old with his mother Audrey Williams on March 22, 1958. Also Rock-n-Roll singer J.P. Richardson Jr. known as "The Big Bopper" performed on the same stage in November 1958 and 3 months later he died in the airplane crash with Ritchie Valens and Buddy Holly, known as "The Day The Music Died". Grand Ole Opry star Webb Pierce owned the Nancy Auditorium and local radio station in Swainsboro. It was told that Webb Pierce would not let you sing on the Grand Ole Opry stage in Nashville Tennessee until you sang on The Nancy Auditorium stage in Swainsboro Georgia first. Hundreds of Country Music and Rock-n-Roll singers such as Patsy Cline, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, Tony Orlando, 3 Dog Night, The Kinks, The Tams, Swinging Medallions, James Brown, Otis Redding, Aretha Franklin, Bill Monroe, Chet Atkins, Roy Acuff, George Jones, Ray Price, Hank Snow, Mel Tillis, Kitty Wells, Ernest Tubb, Carl Perkins, Jim Reeves, Brenda Lee, Blackwood Brothers, Happy Goodman Family, JD Sumner & The Stamps... and many others performed here in Swainsboro, Georgia in the 50's, 60's and 70's. The Nancy Auditorium is still standing; it's not open to the public. But you can read more about the Nancy Auditorium and other music history like this at the Music Memories Museum. The museum is owned by Southern Gospel Recording Artist Michael Bright. It's one of the largest private collections east of Nashville Tennessee of authentic music memorabilia. You will see hundreds of authentic autographs, personal items and personal clothing once owned by Country Music, Rock-n-Roll, R&B and Gospel Singers.
This is a private collection owned by Southern Gospel Recording Artist Michael Bright. He has recorded 11 albums and his music has charted in the Top 40 Charts in the United States. He is the first Southern Gospel Recording Artist to have five songs chart simultaneously in the United Kingdom on SonRise Radio.
Two of the songs went to be #1 and stayed in the Top 25 for almost a year.
Michael presented over 250 concerts a year
through out the U.S. between 1995 and 2013...
Being in the music industry Michael had the opportunity to stand side by side with many artist...such as; Conway Twitty, Ronnie McDowell, Ricky Skaggs, Tanya Tucker, Alabama, Reba McEntire, Chubby Checker, Brenda Lee and many others.
He even had the rare opportunity to stand side by side
with Roy Acuff on the Grand Old Opry stage.
You will also see in the museum, personal photos of Michael with some of the music artists he met through out his career, along with hundreds of personal autographs.
Michael is the manager of Main Street Market Antique Mall
Visit Michael's Website