KANSAS CITY – Guitar Lesson

Although penned in 1952 by the late Jerry Lieber and Mike Stoller, it didn't become a classic until the 1959 Wilbert Harrison recording. One of their most covered songs, The Beatles released a great version in the 60s with a dynamite vocal by Paul. Here's your Kansas City guitar lesson!

 

Intro     G7 / F / C

C  
1.I'm goin' to Kansas City, Kansas City here I come,

             F                               C
I'm goin' to Kansas City, Kansas City, here I come.

G7             
They got some pretty little women there,

    F                C
And I'm gonna get me one.



  C
2.I'm gonna be standin' on the corner,


Twelfth Street and Vine.

             F
I'm gonna be standin' on the corner,
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                   C
Twelfth Street and Vine.

G7       
With my Kansas City baby,

      F                     C
And a bottle of Kansas City wine.


   C
3. Well, I might take a plane,


I might take a train,

    
But if I have to walk, I'm goin' there just the same.

             F                                C
I'm goin' to Kansas City, Kansas City, here I come.

G7      
They got some crazy little women there,

    F                C
And I'm gonna get me some.