Queen of Memphis Lyrics

Confederate Railroad


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: David Lowell Gibson, Kathy Louvin
album: Track 1 in album Confederate Railroad
release date: 1992
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length: 3:20

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I hitchhiked up to Memphis, a young boy in my prime
I thought that big old city would ease my Georgia mind
After just one hour, I met a Southern girl
She said they call me the Queen of Memphis
And then she took me around the world

[Chorus]
I saw stars dancing on the water
I heard Elvis singing Blue Suede Shoes
That old muddy river was my witness
The night I fell in love with the queen of Memphis
I woke up the next morning a prisoner of her charms
She showed me things I'd never seen back there on that farm
She set my soul on fire, she completed all my dreams
A boy became a man that night in the arms of the Memphis Queen

[Chorus]

Just like that old man river she keeps rolling through my mind
And you know I won't forget her 'cause she was one of a kind

[Chorus]

Track Listing

  • 1 She Took It Like a Man
  • 2 Long Gone
  • 3 Jesus and Momma
  • 4 Time Off for Bad Behavior
  • 5 She Never Cried
  • 6 Black Label, White Lies
  • 7 When You Leave That Way You Can Never Go Back
  • 8 Queen of Memphis
  • 9 You Don't Know What It's Like
  • 10 Trashy Women