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Down In Memphis Lyrics

from The Road From Memphis

"Down In Memphis" is track #1 on the album The Road From Memphis.
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Doin' it in the heat
Learning how to walk the beat
Laying it down again
Taking it on the chin

Heading for the darkest club
Down on Beale Street
Playing that funky music
Drinking that funky gin

Gotta be a pistol
Gotta be a gun
Gotta be one strange phenomenon
Down in Memphis
Yeah Memphis Tennessee
Memphis Tennessee

Gotta see a new woman over in Klondike
Ten minutes in the Thunderbird
Running on the turnpike
I gotta pay union dues
Make me wanna to sing the blues
I can't be a winner now
'Cause I'm born to lose

Down in Memphis
Yeah Memphis Tennessee
Memphis Tennessee
Down in Memphis, Memphis
Yeah
Doing it, doing it

Gotta shine shoes
Down on Fourth and Walker
Out on Peggy's Patio
For some sweet talker

Spend your easy nights
Out in Mallory Heights
Living on Auction Road
With no street lights

Tried to find love
Out in Dixie homes
Look at your TV
And you find Rufus and Bones

Matt D. Williams
Giving you a D-
The man won't hear no plea
Man won't play no key

Down in Memphis
MMM Memphis Tennessee
Memphis Tennessee
Down in Memphis, Memphis
Yeah Memphis Tennessee
Down in Memphis, Memphis, Memphis yeah
Memphis, Memphis, Memphis
Memphis Tennessee
Memphis Tennessee
Yeah Memphis Tennessee

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