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Kansas City
Words and Music by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller (both at age 19)  -  1952
Became a #1 hit when it was recorded by Wilbert Harrison in 1959 and also received a Grammy Hall of Fame Award
 Verse:
C - - C7
F - C -
G7 F7 C -
 Chorus:
C - - C7
F - C -
G7 F7 C -
- - - C7
F - C -
G7 F7 C -     (repeat chorus)
8-beat intro. with 3 lead-in notes ("I'm goin' to").  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
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Verse:
I'm goin' to Kan - sas Cit-y,  Kan -s as Cit - y,  Here I come.
I'm goin' to Kan - sas Cit - y,  Kan - sas Cit - y,  Here I come.
They got a cra - zy way of lov - 'in there and Im gon - na get me some.
 
Chorus:
I'm gon - na be stand - in' on the cor - ner,  Twelfth street and Vine.
I'm gon - na be stand - in' on the cor - ner,  Twelfth street and Vine.
With my Kan - sas Cit -y ba - by and a bot - tle of Kan - sas Cit - y wine.
Well I might take a train,  I might take a plain,  But if I have to walk,  I'm go - in' just the same.
I'm goin' to Kan - sas Cit - y,  Kan - sas Cit - y,  Here I come.
They got a cra - zy way of lov - 'in there and I'm gon - na get me some.
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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