Marc Cohn – Walking In Memphis + Lyrics

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25 thoughts on “Marc Cohn – Walking In Memphis + Lyrics

  1. rocksmeller99

    Peabody and the ducks on the roof . . .Booker T and the MGs . . . .Memphis State Tigers with Dana Kirk and Keith Lee (R.I.P.)

  2. legendofthelol

    One of them songs I never thinkof when asked my favourite songs, but it really is one of my ultimate songs! Brill!

  3. SteveCoburnMusic

    What a great song! Check out My Version of this song. I combined it with Matchbox 20s 3am. Let me know what you think.

  4. melindanjim

    i remember when music used to be like this. good times. now its all about kesha and miley cyrus and BOB and all that crap

  5. jasonpfahy

    @628ScottC My fave is “But boy, you got a prayer in Memphis”. Whatever I’m doing, when that line comes up I’ll be paused, eyes closed, waiting for it. :D

  6. scorpdewd

    Absolutely love this song. And glad that Marc Cohn is still with us…love the voice, the keyboards and the gospel sound….and yes, Ma’am I am tonight too!

  7. tennesseelvr

    how can this song not have at least a million hits? why would people deny themselves access to such JOY? was born there and only God knows why we left still breaks my heart wish I was walking in Memphis

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