Music Making Mama From Memphis Song Lyrics and Chords

Hank Snow

Hank Snow - Music Makin' Mama From Memphis

 

Music Making Mama From Memphis Song Lyrics and Chords by Hank Snow

 

Music Making Mama From Memphis
Written and Recorded by Hank Snow
 
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Listen to a story about a gal I know
She’s my music making mama I’m her hillbilly beau
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She’s sweeter than the music when she tickles the strings
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Sweeter than the flowers down in New Orleans
 
She’s my  
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music making mama from Memphis Tennes
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She’ll play a little rhythm do the boogie up right
The Tennessee polka maybe blues in the night
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Everybody travels from near and far
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To hear her when she swings it on her old guitar
 
She’s my  
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music making mama from Memphis Tennes
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You can hear her in the evening when the sun sinks low
A singing and a picking on her old banjo
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You gotta jive when the words roll out of her mouth
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Everybody’s calling her the Queen of the South
 
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fiddle playing mama from Memphis Tennes
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You gotta start dancing when she gets in the groove
Plays the big bass fiddle or she’ll yodel the blues
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She plays a down beat an off beat any old beat
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A breakdown a hoedown and does it up neat
 
She’s my  
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bass picking baby from Memphis Tennes
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You’ll know when my baby is a coming to town
All the jive jumping jitterbugs they gather around
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They keep yelling to my Queenie now honey let’s go
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My baby starts a picking and a picking down low
 
My music  
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making mama from Memphis Tennes
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She’ll play a little rhythm do the boogie up right
The Tennessee polka maybe blues in the night
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Everybody travels from near and far
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To hear her when she picks it on her old guitar
 
She’s my  
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music making mama from Memphis Tennes
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FAQ

 

Who sang the the song Music Making Mama From Memphis?
– The song Music Making Mama From Memphis was sang by Hank Snow.

 

Who is Hank Snow?
– Clarence Eugene “Hank” Snow (May 9, 1914 – December 20, 1999) was a Canadian-American country music artist. Most popular in the 1950s, he had a career that spanned more than 50 years, he recorded 140 albums and charted more than 85 singles on the Billboard country charts from 1950 until 1980. His number-one hits include the self-penned songs “I’m Moving On”, “The Golden Rocket” and “The Rhumba Boogie” and famous versions of “I Don’t Hurt Anymore”, “Let Me Go, Lover!”, “I’ve Been Everywhere”, “Hello Love”, as well as other top 10 hits.Snow was an accomplished songwriter whose clear, baritone voice expressed a wide range of emotions including the joys of freedom and travel as well as the anguish of tortured love. His music was rooted in his beginnings in small-town Nova Scotia where, as a frail, 80-pound youngster, he endured extreme poverty, beatings and psychological abuse as well as physically punishing labour during the Great Depression. Through it all, his musically talented mother provided the emotional support he needed to pursue his dream of becoming a famous entertainer like his idol, the country star, Jimmie Rodgers.As a performer of traditional country music, Snow won numerous awards and is a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame and the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. The Hank Snow Museum in Liverpool, Nova Scotia, celebrates his life and work in a province where his fans still see him as an inspirational figure who triumphed over personal adversity to become one of the most influential artists in all of country music.

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