"Sweet Home Chicago" (Buddy Guy, Eric Clapton, Johnny Winter, Robert Cray, Hubert Sumlin...)

"Sweet Home Chicago" (Buddy Guy, Eric Clapton, Johnny Winter, Robert Cray, Hubert Sumlin...)


"Sweet Home Chicago" is a popular blues standard in the twelve bar form. It was first recorded and is credited to have been written by Robert Johnson. Over the years the song has become one of the most popular anthems for the city of Chicago despite ambiguity in Johnson's original lyrics


Lyrics


Come on Oh baby don't you wanna go Come on Oh baby don't you wanna go Back to that same old place Sweet home Chicago

Come on Baby don't you wanna go Hidehey Baby dont you wanna go Back to that same old place Oh sweet home Chicago

Well, one and one is two Six and two is eight Come on baby don't ya make me late Hidehey Baby dont you wanna go Back to that same old place Sweet home Chicago

Come on Baby don't you wanna go Back to that same old place Sweet home Chicago

Six and three is nine Nine and nine is eighteen Look there brother baby and see what Ive seen Hidehey Baby don't you wanna go Back to that same old place Sweet home Chicago

Oh come on Baby don't you wanna go Come on Baby don't you wanna go Back to that same old place Sweet home Chicago




Songwriters: Herman Parker

Sweet Home Chicago lyrics © The Bicycle Music Company





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