Sporting My Father’s Shirt, Shoes, Shorts and Genes

That's You In The Middle DNA
That’s me in the middle

Divided now and for all time.

Dudes left the building.

Thank you, friend.

Barry out.

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Marc Cohn – Walking in Memphis

Put on my blue suede shoes and
I boarded the plane
Touched down in the land of the Delta Blues
In the middle of the pouring rain

W.C. Handy
Won’t you look down over me
Yeah, I got a first class ticket
But I’m as blue as a boy can be

Then I’m walking in Memphis
I was walking with my feet ten feet off of Beale
Walking in Memphis
But do I really feel the way I feel?

I saw the ghost of Elvis on Union Avenue
Followed him up to the gates of Graceland
Then I watched him walk right through

Now, security did not see him
They just hovered round his tomb
But there’s a pretty little thing
Waiting for the King
And she’s down in the jungle room

When I was walking in Memphis
I was walking with my feet ten feet off of Beale
Walking in Memphis
But do I really feel the way I feel?

Now, they’ve got catfish on the table
They’ve got gospel in the air
And Reverend Green, be glad to see you
When you haven’t got a prayer
But boy you got a prayer in Memphis

Now, Muriel plays piano
Every Friday at the Hollywood
And they brought me down to see her
And they asked me if I would
Do a little number
And I sang with all my might
She said, “Tell me are you a Christian, child?”
And I said, “Ma’am, I am tonight!”

Walking in Memphis
I was walking with my feet ten feet off of Beale
Walking in Memphis
But do I really feel the way I feel?

Walking in Memphis
I was walking with my feet ten feet off of Beale
Walking in Memphis
But do I really feel the way I feel?

Put on my blue suede shoes and I
Boarded the plane
Touched down in the land of the Delta Blues
In the middle of the pouring rain

Touched down in the land of the Delta Blues
In the middle of the pouring rain

Lyrics courtesy: http://www.sing365.com/music/lyric.nsf/Walking-in-Memphis-lyrics-Marc-Cohn/A400F062138CE7324825696A0022CB3C

 

4 Responses to “Sporting My Father’s Shirt, Shoes, Shorts and Genes”

  1. My condolences on the loss of your father.
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    Barry Williams Reply:

    Thanks Don.

    His death was a tremendous experience for me, one that has and is causing me much thought.

    I appreciate your caring, friend.

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  2. Barry,

    My deepest condolences, I just lost my dad on the 1st of Oct. and really trying to deal with it all to the best of my abilities.

    I feel for you. May they rest in pace and hope that all souls are together in peace and joy forever.

    Terry Conti
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    Barry Williams Reply:

    Funny how getting dead alters a relationship, isn’t it Terry?

    My condolences to you too, sir.

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