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Elvis Presley Blues
Written by: David Rawlings, Gillian Welch
Performed by: Jimmy Buffett

Originally from the Album: Take the Weather With You (2006)

Lyrics:
I was thinking that night about Elvis
Day that he died, day that he died
I was thinking that night about Elvis
Day that he died, day that he died
Just a country boy that combed his hair
And put on a shirt his mother made and went on the air
And he shook it like a chorus girl
And he shook it like a Harlem queen
He shook it like a midnight rambler, baby
Like you never seen

I was thinking that night about Elvis
Day that he died, day that he died
I was thinking that night about Elvis
Day that he died, day that he died
How he took it all out of black and white
Grabbed his wand in the other hand and he held on tight
And he shook it like a hurricane
He shook it like to make it break
And he shook it like a holy roller, baby
With his soul at stake

I was thinking that night about Elvis
Day that he died, day that he died
I was thinking that night about Elvis
Day that he died, day that he died
He was all alone in a long decline
Thinking how happy John Henry was that he fell down and died
When he shook it and he rang like silver
He shook it and he shine like gold
He shook it and he beat that steam drill, baby
Well bless my soul

He shook it and he beat that steam drill, baby
Well bless my soul, what's wrong with me?

I was thinking that night about Elvis
Day that he died, day that he died
I was thinking that night about Elvis
Day that he died, day that he died
Just a country boy that combed his hair
Put on a shirt his mother made and he went on the air
And he shook it like a chorus girl
He shook it like a Harlem queen
He shook it like a midnight rambler, baby
Like he never seen
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Shows Played At:
10-17-2015: MGM Grand Arena – Las Vegas, NV
05-22-2010: Pizza Hut Park – Frisco, TX
05-20-2010: Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion – Houston, TX
05-01-2010: Bridgestone Arena – Nashville, TN
08-03-2008: Fort Adams State Park – Newport, RI
11-03-2007: Ford Amphitheatre – Tampa, FL
10-27-2007: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
10-20-2007: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
10-18-2007: Fillmore Auditorium – San Francisco, CA
10-04-2007: Waikiki Beach Shell – Honolulu, HI
09-29-2007: Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre – Irvine, CA
09-20-2007: Madison Square Garden – New York, NY
09-18-2007: Madison Square Garden – New York, NY
09-05-2007: Molson Amphitheatre – Toronto,
09-02-2007: Gillette Stadium – Foxboro, MA
08-30-2007: Mohegan Sun Arena – Uncasville, CT
07-28-2007: Alpine Valley Music Theatre – East Troy, WI
07-26-2007: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
07-24-2007: Verizon Wireless Music Center – Noblesville, IN
07-21-2007: First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre – Tinley Park, IL
06-30-2007: Boardwalk Hall – Atlantic City, NJ
06-28-2007: Nissan Pavilion – Bristow, VA
06-26-2007: Tweeter Center Philadelphia – Camden, NJ
06-23-2007: Post-Gazette Pavilion – Burgettstown, PA
06-08-2007: New Morning – Paris,
04-28-2007: Pizza Hut Park – Frisco, TX
04-25-2007: Philips Arena – Atlanta, GA
11-14-2006: Sound Advice Amphitheater – West Palm Beach, FL
10-28-2006: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
10-26-2006: Coors Amphitheatre – San Diego, CA
10-21-2006: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
10-19-2006: Santa Barbara Bowl – Santa Barbara, CA
Number of Shows: 32