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Old 08-26-2004, 03:40 PM   #1
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Went to Memphis, Tennessee this past weekend....it was fun....not spectacular but it was definately fun....Memphis is the home of Elvis Presley, Great Barbeque food, and Blues Music.....And I finally saw the Mississippi River too...damn its huge!!!

If anyone happens to go to Memphis then definately check out the infamous Beale Street...It has like over 50 bars on 3 blocks with lots of outdoor free music....nice weekend filled with BARBEQUE, BLUES, AND BEER!!!
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is this beale street bar/bbq/free music thingy pretty much an ever day occurance??

am goin USA from august for 80 days, tennessee could be on the way if we wanted it to be,
Sounds mega cool
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Quote:
Originally posted by Marc Cohn- Walking in Memphis
Put on my blue suede shoes
And I boarded the plane
Touched down in the land of the Delta Blues
In the middle of the pouring rain
W.C. Handy -- won't you look down over me
Yeah I got a first class ticket
But I'm as blue as a boy can be

Then I'm walking in Memphis
Walking with my feet ten feet off of Beale
Walking in Memphis
But do I really feel the way I feel

Saw the ghost of Elvis
On Union Avenue
Followed him up to the gates of Graceland
Then I watched him walk right through
Now security they did not see him
They just hovered 'round his tomb
But there's a pretty little thing
Waiting for the King
Down in the Jungle Room

(Chorus)

They've got catfish on the table
They've got gospel in the air
And Reverend Green be glad to see you
When you haven't got a prayer
But boy you've got a prayer in Memphis

Now Muriel plays piano
Every Friday at the Hollywood
And they brought me down to see her
And they asked me if I would --
Do a little number
And I sang with all my might
And she said --
"Tell me are you a Christian child?"
And I said "Ma'am I am tonight"

(Chorus)

Put on my blue suede shoes
And I boarded the plane
Touched down in the land of the Delta Blues
In the middle of the pouring rain
Touched down in the land of the Delta Blues
In the middle of the pouring rain
One of my favorite songs... :D
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