Reposted from June, 2006, on my long roadtrip down the Mississippi to Texas and back.

What a cool city! As my friend Tom Arndt says, you can stand on the corner of 3rd and Beale at 2 in the morning and hear five bands playing “Mustang Sally” at the same time. Come to think of it, even the hotel lobby music in Memphis is cool — I was just treated to the great old Outsiders song “Cowboys to Girls” in the elevator just now.

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