14 Famous Memorial Sites For Musicians

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14 Famous Memorial Sites For Musicians

Twenty-nine years ago today, Priscilla Presley opened Graceland to the public. Since then, the estate has drawn hordes of visitors to honor the King of Rock and Roll. But what about the other sites around the world that celebrate legendary musicians? Here are 14 famous gravesites, memorials, and statues of some of the most influential names in music history.

14. Stone Mountain, Ga.
Tupac Shakur statue

13. Montreux, Lake Geneva, Switzerland
Freddie Mercury statue

12. Ganges River, India
Ashes of Jerry Garcia and George Harrison

11. Viretta Park, Seattle, Wash.
Kurt Cobain’s park

10. Desert Memorial Park, Cathedral City, Calif.
Frank Sinatra’s grave

9. City of Lubbock Cemetery, Lubbock, Texas
Buddy Holly’s grave

8. Joshua Tree National Park, Joshua Tree, Calif.
Gram Parsons memorial

7. Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Calif.
Michael Jackson’s crypt

6. Hendersonville Memory Gardens, Hendersonville, Tenn.
Johnny Cash’s grave

5. Nine Mile, Jamaica
Bob Marley Mausoleum

4. Greenwood Memorial Park, Renton, Wash.
Jimi Hendrix’s grave

3. Cimetière du Père Lachaise, Paris, France
Jim Morrison’s grave

2. Strawberry Fields, Central Park, New York City
John Lennon memorial

1. Graceland, Memphis, Tenn.
Elvis Presley’s home

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