Long distance information give me Memphis, Tennessee
Help me find a party who tried to get in touch with me
She could not leave a number, but I know a place to call
Her uncle took the message and he wrote it on the wall
Help me operator get in touch with my Marie
She's the only one who calls me here from Memphis, Tennessee
Her home is on the south side, high up on the ridge
Just about a half a mile from the Mississippi bridge
The last time i saw marie she was waving me goodbye
Hurry home, drops on her cheecks she had freckles from her eyes
We were torn apart because her Momma does not agree
I tore apart a happy home in Memphis, Tennessee
Help me operator. More than this I cannot ask
Only that I've missed her so and all the fun we had
Marie is only 6 years old. Information please.
Help them put me through to her in Memphis, Tennessee.