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Maybe It Was Memphis Ukulele Chords by Pam Tillis

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Maybe It Was Memphis Ukulele Chords by Pam Tillis

Maybe It Was Memphis Ukulele Chords by Pam Tillis. The chords used in this song are A, D, E, and Bmin. Change the key of the song for FREE if needed.

“Maybe It Was Memphis” is a standout country song performed by American singer Pam Tillis, released in 1991 as part of her album “Put Yourself in My Place.” Written by Michael Anderson, the song is celebrated for its vivid storytelling, emotional depth, and Tillis’s powerful vocal performance. It became one of Tillis’s most successful and recognizable hits, marking a significant moment in her career.

The song’s lyrics paint a nostalgic and romantic picture of a summer love affair in Memphis, Tennessee. Its compelling narrative, coupled with a memorable melody and Tillis’s expressive delivery, struck a chord with country music audiences. The song showcases Tillis’s ability to convey complex emotions, blending longing and reminiscence with a sense of timeless romance.

“Maybe It Was Memphis” achieved critical and commercial success, reaching the top of the country music charts and further establishing Pam Tillis as a major voice in the country music scene of the 1990s. The song’s appeal was broadened by its accompanying music video, which featured evocative visuals that complemented the song’s lyrical imagery.

An interesting aspect of “Maybe It Was Memphis” is its role in the early 1990s country music resurgence, a period that saw the genre gain significant mainstream popularity. Tillis’s song contributed to this trend, appealing to both traditional country listeners and a wider audience, thanks to its accessible sound and universal themes of love and memory.

Over the years, “Maybe It Was Memphis” has remained a beloved classic in the country music genre, often cited as one of Pam Tillis’s signature songs. Its enduring popularity is a testament to its quality as a piece of storytelling and musical expression. The song’s success helped pave the way for Tillis’s subsequent hits and her recognition as one of the genre’s leading artists, showcasing her talent for crafting songs that resonate with listeners on a deeply personal level.

 

Maybe It Was Memphis Ukulele Chords by Pam Tillis

VERSE 1:
ALookin’ at you through a misty moonlightKatydid sing like a DsymphonyAPorch swing swayin’ like a Tennessee lullabyMelody blowing through the Dwillow tree
EWhat was I supDposed to doEStanding there Dlookin’ at youEA lonely Gboy far from Ahome
CHORUS 1:
Maybe it was AMemphisMaybe it was DSouthern summer nightsMaybe it was Bminyou, maybe it was DmeBut it sure felt Aright
VERSE 2:
ARead about you in a Faulkner novelMet you once in a DWilliams playAHeard about you in a country love songSummer night beauty took my Dbreath away
EWhat was I supDposed to doEStanding there Dlookin’ at youEA lonely Gboy far from Ahome
CHORUS 2:
Maybe it was AMemphisMaybe it was DSouthern summer nightsMaybe it was Bminyou, maybe it was DmeBut it sure felt Aright
Maybe it was AMemphisMaybe it was DSouthern summer nightsMaybe it was Bminyou, maybe it was DmeBut it sure felt Aright
VERSE 3:
AEvery night now since I’ve been back homeLie awake drifting in my DmemoryThink about you on your mama’s front porch swingTalking that way Dso soft to me
EWhat was I supDposed to doEStanding there Dlookin’ at youEA lonely Gboy far from Ahome
CHORUS 3:
Maybe it was AMemphisMaybe it was DSouthern summer nightsMaybe it was Bminyou, maybe it was DmeBut it sure felt Aright
Maybe it was AMemphisMaybe it was DSouthern summer nightsMaybe it was Bminyou, maybe it was DmeBut it sure felt ArightMaybe it was Bminyou, maybe it was DmeBut it sure Afelt right
Oh, you D/Aknow it sure felt ArightOh, D/Amaybe it was AMemphis.
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