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Wednesday, February 09, 2011

Memphis. An Ode.

Memphis

Memphis was rainy. Memphis was cold.

Memphis was dreary. Memphis was, uh, cold.

Orpheum

Memphis had streetcars, theaters and blues.

Memphis had guitars, hawkers and booze.

Sun Gibson

Memphis had Elvis, King of Rock and of Roll.

Memphis had records, artists, rhythm and soul.

Elvis is Cool

Memphis had Melinda, the friend I hold dear.

Best of all, Memphis had Beale Big Ass Beer.

Big Ass Beer To Go