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Tony Bennett – Chicago lyrics

Chicago (That Toddling Town)
Tony Bennett
Written by Fred Fisher

- from his "Strike Up the Band" lp with Count Basie: Roulette 25231
- This version did not chart but
In 1922, two versions were charted: Ben Selvin (# 5) and the Bar Harbor Society
Orchestra (# 13)
- In 1957, Frank Sinatra brought it back to # 84

Chicago, Chicago, that toddlin' town
Chicago, Chicago, I'll show you around
Bet your bottom dollar you'll lose the blues in Chicago
Chicago, the town that *Mart Faye* could not shut down

On State Street, that great street
I just want to say
They do things that they don't do on Broadway, say

They have the time, the time of their life
I saw a man, he danced with his wife
In Chicago, my home town

They have the time, the time of their life
I saw a man, he danced with his wife
In Chicago
In Chicago
In Chicago

Transcriber's note: Original lyrics indicate that *Billy Sunday *, the
Evangelist, could not close Chicago down-after all, it was Capone's town!!. Marty
Faye was a Chicago radio dj and tv talk show host from the 40/50/60s. He was
Known for his abrasive style and voice. If you ever heard him, you wouldn't be likely
To forget him, though you might try to, very hard.



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/t/tony_bennett/chicago.html

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