The orginal song "Chicago" by Graham Nash

Chicago by Graham Nash

So your brother's bound and gagged
And they've chained him to a chair
Won't you please come to Chicago just to sing?

In a land that's known as freedom, how can such a thing be fair?
Won't you please come to Chicago for the help that we can bring?

We can change the world!
Rearrange the world!
It's dying - to get better

Politicians sit yourselves down, there's nothing for you here
Won't you please come to Chicago for a ride?
Don't ask Jack to help you `cause he'll turn the other ear

Won't you please come to Chicago or else join the other side?

We can change the world!
Rearrange the world!

It's dying - if you believe in justice
dying - and if you believe in freedom
dying - let a man live his own life
dying - rules and regulations, who needs them?
Open up the door

Somehow people must be free, I hope the day comes soon
Won't you please come to chicago show your face
From the bottom of the ocean to the mountains of the moon
Won't you please come to chicago, No one else can take your place

We can change the world!
Rearrange the world!

It's dying - if you believe in justice
dying - and if you believe in freedom
dying - let a man live his own life
dying - rules and regulations, who needs them

Open up the door

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Lead Vocal:Graham Nash
Acoustic Guitar, Piano, Organ & Tambourine: Graham Nash
Drums & Tambourine: Johnny Barbata
Bass: Chris Ethridge
Whiskers: Larry Cox
Background Vocals: Rita Coolidge, Vanetta Fields, Shirley Matthews, Clydie King & Dorothy Morrison

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, "4 Way Street"
Atlantic 902, Released April 7, 1971
Suite: Judy Blue Eyes; On the Way Home; Teach Your Children; Triad; The Lee Shore; Chicago; Right Between the Eyes; Cowgirl in the Sand; Don't Let It Bring You Down; 49 Bye Byes/America's Children; Love the One You're With;
Bonus tracks on re-released CD:
King Midas in Reverse; Laughing; Black Queen; Medley -- The Loner/Cinnamon Girl/Down

Graham Nash, "Songs For Beginners"
Atlantic 7204, Released May 28, 1971
Military Madness; Better Days; Wounded Bird; I Used to Be a King; Be Yourself; Simple Man; Man In The Mirror; There's Only One; Sleep Song; Chicago; We Can Change The World

 

 

 

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