Sunday, December 26, 2021

Lyrics of Chicago - Tony Bennett

Chicago That Toddling Town

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 # 84chicago, chicago, that toddlin' townchicago, chicago, i'll show you aroundbet your bottom dollar you'll lose the blues in chicagochicago, the town that *mart faye* could not shut downon state street, that great streeti just want to saythey 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<instrumental break> they have the time, the time of their life i saw a man, he danced with his wife in chicago in chicago in chicago <last 3 notes are instrumental>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.

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