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          Memphis Tennessee – The Beatles
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Tabbed by: maguri
Tuning: Standard

The Beatles
Memphis Tennessee
(Chuck Berry)

Recorded 1963
From: "Live at the BBC" (1994)

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Basic Riff
  C
  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
e|----------------|
B|----------------|
G|--------------5-|
D|------------/7--|
A|3-3-3-3-3-3-----|
E|----------------|

[Turnaround]
  F
  1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +
e|---13--13---13--13--------|
B|---13--13---13--13-15-----|
G/14-14--14---14--14-14-----|
D|--------------------------|
A|--------------------------|
E|--------------------------|

[Solo]
  C Part
  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  
e|--8---8\6-6-6-6-|--8---8\6-------|
B/10-/10-\8-8-8-8-/10-/10-\8-------|
G|----------------|----------------|
D|----------------|----------------|
A|----------------|----------------|
E|----------------|----------------|
  F Part
  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  
e|--10--10--8-8-8-|--10-10\8-------|
B|----------------|----------------|
G/10-/10-\8-8-8-8-/10-/10-\8-------|
D|----------------|----------------|
A|----------------|----------------|
E|----------------|----------------|

---------------------------------------------------------------------------

[Intro]
| C | % | % | % |


[Verse]
     C
Long distance information
        C
Give me Memphis, Tennessee
C
Try to find the party
          C
Trying to get in touch with me
    F
She would not leave her number
      F
But I know who placed the call
       C              Bb
Cos my uncle took the message
       C              |  F  |  %  |
And he wrote it on the wall (= Turnaround)


[Verse]
C
Help me, information
       C
Get in touch with my Marie
          C
She's the only one who'd phone me here
     C
From Memphis, Tennessee
    F
Her home is on the south side
F
Just beyond the ridge
C             Bb
Just a half a mile
         C           |  F  |  %  |
From the Mississippi Bridge (= Turnaround)


[Verse]
C
Help me, information
          C
More than that I cannot add
C
Only that I miss her
    C
And all the fun we had
F
We were pulled apart
            F
Because her mom would not agree
C              Bb
Help me get in touch with her
   C             |  F  |  %  |
In Memphis, Tennessee (= Turnaround)


[Solo]
| C | % | % | % |
| F | % | C Bb | C |
               (2/4)
| F | % | % |


[Verse]
    C
The last time I saw Marie
        C
She was waving me goodbye
     C
With hurry homedrops on her cheek
     C
That trickled from her eyes
  F
Marie is only six years old
F
Information please
C              Bb
Help me get in touch with her
   C             |  F  |  %  |
In Memphis, Tennessee (= Turnaround)


[Outro]
| F | % | % |
(repeat and fade)

            
            
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