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The Band - Back To Memphis (Chord)
Submitter: kraziekhat (166) on 2/25/17
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Back To Memphis:The Band.
- Album - The Band Is Back - on
UMBRELLA Music in 2003.



INTRO: A D Am Gbm D A E A Gbm A



#1.
A                       Gbm        A
I've been struggling up here, just trying to 

make a living.
A                             D         A
Everybody wants to take it, nobody like giving.
  D
I wish I was back in Memphis, back home with 
        Bm D
my Mama.
    G              Gbm          A
The only clothes I got now that ain't rags is 

my pajamas.
   E         A        E
No brotherly love, no help, no danger..just a 
A         E            A
great big town full of cold hearted strangers.


#2.
       Am                     A
I went hungry in New York and Chicago was no better.
A
But today, my dear mother wrote and told me in her 

letter.
      D       E                   D
Said, come on back to Memphis and live here with your 

Mama.
        A         C             D
You can walk down Beale Street, honey, wearing your 
A
pajamas.
    D    E
You know folks down here, we let you do just like you 

want to.
      A                                  D      A
And I born you and raised you right here on the corner.



INTERLUDE: A D A Gbm D Bm D Am A E A G Am A Gbm A Am A

           Am Gbm A Bm D Bm D Gbm D A Gbm Am A E A D A

           Gbm 


#3.
             A                           D
I'm going to get up in the morning going to the bus
A       Gbm
station.
         A                                              Am
I've got just enough money to gonna reach my destination.
          D
I'm going back to Memphis, back home to my mama.
          D            A                E    A
I'm going to ride that bus back home in my pyjamas.
      G     Em                                     E
Yeah, going back to Memphis no moaning and groaning.
       Am                                  A
I know everything will be all right in the morning.



OUTRO: E A Am A Am D G D Am A Am A Gbm E A E Dbm E A

       Am A Am A





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