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Motel in Memphis  Old Crow Medicine Show

Intro: Em Am Am Em x2
Verse 1:
Were you [Am]there when the man from Atlanta was murdered in [Em]Memphis
Did you [Am]see him laying at the Lorraine [Em]Motel?
Did you [Am]hear them say that the CIA is [Em]witness?
To the m[C]urder of a man at a [D]motel in [Em]Memphis[D/F#]
Chorus:
Motel in [Em]Memphis, motel in [Am]Memphis
Run and tell somebody, there's blood on the [Em]riverside[D/F#]
Old muddy [Em]water, rollin through [Am]Memphis
If you were there you'd swear it was more than a man who [Em]died
[Em] [C] [Am] [C] [D] [Em]  
Verse 2:
Did you [Am]see Coretta? She's sobbin on the corner in a [Em]black veil
Did you [Am]see Mr. Crump in a white coat [Em]grin
Did you [Am]walk down river where the cotton woods are [Em]swingin
With ghost[C]ly bod[D]ies of [Em]man[D/F#]
Chorus:
Motel in [Em]Memphis, motel in [Am]Memphis
Run and tell somebody, there's blood on the [Em]riverside[D/F#]
Old muddy [Em]water, rollin through [Am]Memphis
If you were there you'd swear it was more than a man who [Em]died
Instrumental: (Play same chords and rhythm as the Chorus)
Verse 3:
Were you [Am]there with Mahalia wailin at the fu[Em]neral
Did you [Am]watch them lower his casket[Em] in
Did you [Am]tremble when you thought about the [Em]future
And cry [C]out for a [D]modern [Em]man[D/F#]
Chorus:
Motel in [Em]Memphis, motel in [Am]Memphis
Run and tell somebody, there's blood on the [Em]riverside[D/F#]
Old muddy [Em]water, rollin through [Am]Memphis
If you were there you'd swear it was more than a man who [Em]died

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