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Transcribed by: asf0@comcast.net  Alice Franceschini
Date:  February 9, 1998
Album: The Best Of
Written by:  None listed


        MEMPHIS     Johnny Rivers


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       B
Long Distance information Give me Memphis, Tennesee
B
Help me find the party who tried to get in touch with me
      E
She could not leave a number but I know the place to call
            B              A             G#m             E
"Cause my uncle took the message and he wrote it on the wall
     B
Help me information get in touch with my Marie
B
She's the only one who'd call me here from Memphis, Tennesee
     E
Her home is on the south side high upon the ridge
B              A               G#m         E
Just a half a mile from that Mississippi bridge.

lead
B
Last time I saw Marie she was waving me goodbye
B
With hurry home drops on ther cheeks
B
that trickled from her eyes
E
Marie and I were pulled apart 'cause her mom did not agree
     B               A             G#m          E
And tore apart our happy home in Memphis, Tennesee

     B
Help me Information more than that I can not add
B
Only that I miss her so and all the fun we had
E
Marie is only six years old so information please
B                A                G#m          E
Try to put me through to her in Memphis, Tennesee




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