More than 1,000 songs include 'Memphis' in the lyrics - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

More than 1,000 songs include 'Memphis' in the lyrics

(WMC-TV) - A Memphis museum argues that the city known for the birth of rock ‘n' roll and soul music has the distinction of being included in the lyrics of more recorded songs than any other city on the planet.

In 2008, to squelch a few rumors, the Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum released a list of songs that include "Memphis" in their lyrics.

Since that time, the list has amplified to more than 1,000 commercially recorded songs and more than 800 distinct titles, according to the museum's website.

The slideshow above is a part of the list. Click here to see the full list.

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