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Judy Garland

Judy Garland (born Frances Ethel Gumm; June 10, 1922 – June 22, 1969) was an American actress, singer and vaudevillian. Described by Fred Astaire as "the greatest entertainer who ever lived" and renowned for her contralto voice, she attained international stardom throughout a career that spanned … more »

I got the surprise, the surprise of my life
I had to stop and stare 
I saw a man dancing with his own wife
And you will never guess where 

Where, where, where, yeah, yeah that side
Chicago, Chicago 
That toddlin' town, the toddlin' town
Chicago, Chicago 
I'll show you around, I love it
Bet your bottom dollar you lose the blues 
In Chicago, Chicago 
The town that Billy Sunday could not shut down

On State Street, that great street
I just want to stay, I just want to stay
They do things they don't do on Broadway, say
They have the time, the time of their life
I saw a man who danced with his wife
In Chicago, Chicago 

Chicago, Chica-are-are-are-are-ago
Free and easy town, brassy, breezy town
Chicago, Chica-are-are-go
Let me cool my heels ri-ight down at Marshall Field
Come and walk with me along the lake
To the drake Hollar and Hoot, all through the loop
 Shout how-now to Mrs. O'Leary's cow
No she, she, life is peachy 

Chicago, we'll meat at the pump room, Ambassador East
To say the least, on shish kabab
And breast of squad we will and get fleeced 
Don't tell me sin is rampant and rife
 Think of that man who danced with his wife

In Chicago, Chicago 
I'm in this city
What a wonderful windy, time

Written by: FRED FISHER

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, PAUL RODRIGUEZ MUSIC LTD.

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