Songs About Memphis Tennessee

Songs about Memphis, Tennessee

  • Black Velvet (song) Black Velvet (song)
    "Black Velvet" is a song written by Canadian songwriters Christopher Ward and David Tyson, recorded by Canadian singer songwriter Alannah Myles. It was released in December 1989 as one of four singles from Myles' 1989 eponymous album from Atlantic Records.
  • Cities (Talking Heads song)
    "Cities" was a single released by the American new wave band Talking Heads. It is the fourth track on the 1979 album Fear of Music.
  • Graceland (song) Graceland (song)
    "Graceland" is the title song of the album Graceland, released in 1986 by Paul Simon. The song features vocals by The Everly Brothers.
  • How I Got to Memphis
    "How I Got to Memphis" is the shortened title used by American country music singer Bobby Bare, of a song whose full title is: "That's How I Got to Memphis" written by Tom T. Hall and which appears on his 1969 album: 'Ballad Of Forty Dollars & His Other Great Songs'.
  • Letter to Memphis Letter to Memphis
    "Letter to Memphis" is a single by the alternative rock band Pixies on the album Trompe le Monde. The song has been described as a melancholy love song about a letter lead singer Black Francis failed to write.
  • Maybe It Was Memphis Maybe It Was Memphis
    "Maybe It Was Memphis" is a song written by Michael Anderson, and recorded by American country music artist Pam Tillis on two separate occasions. The second recording was released in November 1991 as the fourth single from her album Put Yourself in My Place.
  • Memphis, Tennessee (song)
    "Memphis, Tennessee", sometimes shortened to "Memphis", is a song by Chuck Berry, first released in 1959. In the UK, the song charted at #6 in 1963; at the same time Decca Records issued a cover version in the UK by Dave Berry and the Cruisers, which also became a UK Top 20 hit single.
  • Proud Mary Proud Mary
    "Proud Mary" is a rock song written by John Fogerty and first recorded by his band Creedence Clearwater Revival. The song was released by Fantasy Records as a single from the band's second studio album, Bayou Country, which was released by the same record company in January 1969.
  • Queen of Memphis Queen of Memphis
    "Queen of Memphis" is a song written by Dave Gibson and Kathy Louvin, and recorded by American country music band Confederate Railroad. It was released in December 1992 as the third single from their album Confederate Railroad. It peaked at number 2 in the United States, and number 3 in Canada.
  • Stuck Inside of Mobile with the Memphis Blues Again Stuck Inside of Mobile with the Memphis Blues Again
    "Stuck Inside of Mobile with the Memphis Blues Again" is a song written by Bob Dylan that appears on his 1966 album Blonde on Blonde. The album version also appears on 1971's Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits Vol. II. An early studio take, done in a faster cut-time, was released on The Bootleg Series Vol.
  • The Memphis Blues The Memphis Blues
    "The Memphis Blues" is a song described by its composer, W. C. Handy, as a "southern rag". It was self-published by Handy in September 1912 and has been recorded by many artists over the years.
  • Travelin' Band Travelin' Band
    "Travelin' Band" is a song written by John Fogerty and originally recorded by Creedence Clearwater Revival. It was included on their 1970 album Cosmo's Factory.
  • Walking in Memphis Walking in Memphis
    "Walking in Memphis" is a song composed and originally recorded by the American singer-songwriter Marc Cohn, for whom it remains his signature song. Cohn said the song is "100 percent autobiographical".

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