"Memphis, Tennessee" is a song by rock & roll singerâ€“songwriter Chuck Berry. It is sometimes shortened to "Memphis". In the UK, the song charted at #6 in 1963.
The original recording was multi-tracked, with Berry playing rhythm guitar, bass guitar and pedal steel guitar as well as singing. It is reputed that the drums were played by Berry's secretary.
The song's music is rather restrained, following an old rock & roll style song with a slide guitar. In live versions, Berry would make the song more exciting by changing his vocal style and adding more dynamics, with longer guitar solos. Charles Edward Anderson -Chuck- Berry (born October 18; 1926 in St. Louis; Missouri) is an American guitarist; singer and songwriter.Chuck Berry is an influential figure and one of the pioneers of rock and roll music. According to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame-s website; -While no individual can be said to.
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