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Memphis

(words and music by Joe Jackson)



Memphis - Where the hell is Memphis?

Memphis - Where the hell is Memphis?



I got to get away, study my geography

I'm just a shadow of the boy I used to be

I used to see the light, now it's all a mystery

I used to feel the beat, now I feel a million miles from...



Memphis - Where the hell is Memphis?

Memphis - Where the hell is Memphis?



I used dirty words never too excessively

But saying "rock&roll" never seemed so bad to me

I dare said it in hip and happy company

I was in and out in a second on my way to...



Memphis - Where the hell is Memphis?

Memphis - Where the hell is Memphis?



Memphis, so where the hell is Memphis?



I had a one-way ticket and a little radio

I turned it on, heard the sound from twenty years ago

Somebody smiled and said, that's the only way to go

He died at twenty-one, now nobody's innocent in...



Memphis - Where the hell is Memphis?

Memphis - Where the hell is Memphis?



Somebody turned around, said, I got to disagree

He wrote that sort of turn people out to anarchy

He made them think about Marlon Brando on TV

I guess they still went down against anything they got in...



Memphis - Where the hell is Memphis?

Memphis - Where the hell is Memphis?



I met a wise old man, he had longer hair than me

He said, Memphis is nothing like it used to be

A hundred dead guitarists lying in the cemetry

I felt a sudden chill, now I'm not so sure about...



Memphis - Where the hell is Memphis?

Memphis - Where the hell is Memphis?



I'm on a lonesome train on a lonesome track

I think I'll jump right off, head for home, double back

And though I'm better now I know that no-one knows the facts

I'm gonna start again, forget I ever heard about...

Джо Джексон

Memphis / Джо Джексон

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