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 girl can be

Then I'm walking in Memphis
I was 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 around his tomb
But there's a pretty little thing Waiting for the King
Down in the Jungle Room


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 boy you're got a prayer in Memphis
Now Gabriel plays piano Every Friday at the Hollywood
And they brought me down to see him
And they asked me if I would,
Do a little number
And I sang with all my might, he said,
Tell me are you a Christian child?
And I said That I am tonight


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Walking in Memphis Lyrics as written by Marc Cohn

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    General Commentevery time i listen to this song i think of post modern prometheus.... pretty shippy.
    onacorneron October 08, 2007   Link
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    General Commenthaha, onacorner. I JUST finished watching that episode and I looked up the song here to see if anyone would say anything about it. This is actually a pretty good song. I, um... I got a little teary-eyed when Mulder pulled Scully to him. :D Awww!! : ) shippy indeed.
    alostpersonaon October 07, 2008   Link

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