Download the lyrics as PDF file / Back To Ken Hensley Main Page WWW.HEEPFILES.NET - KEN HENSLEY DISCOGRAPHY WITH CLIFF BENNETT CLIFF BENNETT: MEMPHIS STREETS 7" vinyl single Released in July 1969 Side A: MEMPHIS STREETS (Diamond) 3.32 Side B: BUT I'M WRONG (Bennett) 2.16 Mono recordings CLIFF BENNETT - Lead Vocals PAUL BASS - Bass Guitar FRANK FARLEY - Drums KEN HENSLEY - Guitar, Organ, Piano & Other Instruments, Backing Vocals Produced by JONATHAN PEEL UK: Parlophone R 5792 -no picture sleeve- France: Odeon 006-04185 Memphis Street FRA These songs were available only on original vinyl single until a 4-CD compilation Cliff Bennett & The Rebel Rousers Into Our Lives: The EMI Years 1961-1969 was released in 2009. This set contains previously unreleased stereo mixes of the songs on the single as well as also one previously unreleased song: Hey Western Union Man from these sessions 4-CD: EMI 50999 6 97388 2 1 Into Our Lives MEMPHIS STREETS Headed for Memphis, ridin' a '59 Ford Good paying job, girl Bein' alone makes it hard Find myself taking rides Through the Memphis streets Look out and watch the view Girl, you know I don't see a thing Can't get my mind off of you Na na na ... Work on the day shift Come back to my three dollar room I'm a ten dollar dreamer And I'm going to make it come true But now I'm taking rides Through the Memphis streets Look out and watch the view Girl, you know I don't see a thing Can't get my mind off of you Na na na ... But now I'm taking rides Through the Memphis streets Look out and watch the view Girl, you know I don't see a thing Can't get my mind off of you Na na na ... Find myself taking rides Through the Memphis streets Look out and watch the view Girl, you know I don't see a thing Can't get my mind off of you Na na na ... BUT I'M WRONG Never thought I'd need your love so bad Never ever thought I'd care Never thought I'd miss your mystifying love Never ever was aware Never ever thought I'd miss so much Never realised Never thought I'd miss your mystifying love But I've been looking your eye But I'm wrong And I'm not too proud to admit it babe Wrong And I'm not too proud to admit it babe But I'm wrong, yeah, wrong And I'm not too proud to admit it babe Wrong But I'm not too proud to admit it babe But I'm wrong And I'm not too proud to admit it babe Wrong And I'm not too proud to admit it babe Wrong, yeah I'm wrong wrong wrong wrong Yes, I'm wrong HEY WESTERN UNION MAN (SEND A TELEGRAM) Oh, Western Union man Send a telegram to my baby Send a telegram, send a telegram Who, send a telegram, yeah, to my baby This is what I want you to do Listen: Tell her that I'm all alone I tried to call her on the phone Tell her I'm in misery And I think she's avoiding me And if the telegram won't do Send a box of candy too Maybe some flowers Tell her that I missed her for hours and hours Send a telegram, send a telegram, whoah Send a telegram, man To my baby, this is what I want you to do Oh, Western Union man, send a telegram Oh, send a telegram to my baby Western Union man Won't you send a telegram Send a telegram, send a telegram Send a telegram, man, to my baby This is what I want you to say Listen, have you got a boy you can send This is what I want him to do Put him on his bike right away See if he can get my message through Mail it tomorrow, mail it right away I want the girl to know that I miss her Something like yesterday Send a telegram, send a telegram, whoah Send a telegram, man, to my baby This is what I want you to do Oh western Union man, send a telegram Send a telegram to my baby Western Union man, come on and send a telegram Oh send a telegram, send a telegram Send a telegram, man, to my baby This is what I want you to do Oh, Western Union man, won't you send a telegram Send a telegram to my baby Western Union man Come on and send a telegram Send a telegram, send a telegram Send a telegram, man, to my baby This is what I want you to say Back to Top