On A Corner In Memphis Chords

On A Corner In Memphis Chords (Transposable):

 
Intro
F C Bb F C Bb

Verse 1
F Bb
Saturday on Beale St. with the drunk and the searching
F Bb
I hear an old man playing
F
I can't make out what he's saying
Bb
But I can tell you that he's suffered
F Bb
And that he means every word from the bottom of what's left
F C Bb F C Bb
Of his heart tonight

Verse 2
F Bb
A few hours later, I slip into church
F Bb
Singing songs about saving grace
F Bb
One guy's nodding off and another hates to be here
F Bb
We all mouth the words to save face
C Bb F Dm7 Gm7 Gm7
It's 1115 on Sunday morning and I wish I was

Chorus 1
F/A Bb F
On a corner in Memphis, listening to the old man
Bb F
Singing out his sorrows, laying down his pride
Bb Dm
He's telling me his story or at least his side
Gm7 Gm7 F/A Csus C
No need to pretend, and nowhere to hide

Verse 3
F C Bb F C Bb
'Cause we are all broken here, we are all ashamed
F/A C Bb
I couldn't fool you if I wanted to
F C Bb
Our stories are too much the same
F C Bb
And what about this Jesus
F C Bb
They say He drank with the poor, the blind and the lame
F C Bb
Do you think He'd like the songs we sing
F C Bb C
Or would He feel the same as I do
Bb F Dm Gm7
What if Sunday School was on Saturday night

Interlude
Bb Bb F/A Gm7 F Bb Bb F/A Gm7 F
Bb Bb F/A Gm7 C/E C/E F C/E Dm Dm C F/A Bb

Bridge
C Bb F
What if their heart-breaking cries of pain
Dm Gsus G
Are the first hymns of tomorrow's saints

Chorus 2
F C
On a corner in Memphis, we're singing with the old man
F C
Crying for his sorrows and laying down our pride
F Am
He's telling us our story, or at least his side
D Dm C/E G
With no need to pretend and nowhere to hide
F F C/E Dm C
On a corner in Memphis
F F C/E Dm C
We're singing out our sorrows
F F C/E Dm C
He's telling us his story
Dm7 Dm C/E Gsus G
With no need to pretend and nowhere to hide
No chords
On a corner in Memphis

Ending
C G F C G F C G Am C/E F F C/E Dm C