Queen of Memphis

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"Queen of Memphis"
Confederate Railroad - Queen of Memphis single.png
Single by Confederate Railroad
from the album Confederate Railroad
B-side "Jesus and Mama"
Released December 1992
Format 7" single, cassette single[1]
Genre Country rock
Length 3:20
Label Atlantic
Writer(s) Dave Gibson, Kathy Louvin
Producer(s) Barry Beckett
Confederate Railroad singles chronology
"Jesus and Mama"
"Queen of Memphis"
"When You Leave That Way You Can Never Go Back"

"Queen of Memphis" is a song written by Dave Gibson and Kathy Louvin, and recorded by American country music band Confederate Railroad. It was released in December 1992 as the third single from their album Confederate Railroad. It peaked at number 2 in the United States, and number 3 in Canada. It is the band's highest-peaking single.

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by John Ware and premiered in early 1993.

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1992-1993) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 3
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 2

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1993) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 50
US Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 58


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 101. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 1795." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. March 6, 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013.
  3. ^ "Confederate Railroad – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Confederate Railroad.
  4. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1993". RPM. December 18, 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Best of 1993: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013. 

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