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Sweet Home Chicago

Music by Robert Johnson

Originally Performed by Robert Johnson

"Sweet Home Chicago" is a blues standard first recorded by Robert Johnson in 1936. Although he is often credited as the songwriter, several songs have been identified as precedents. The song has become a popular anthem for the city of Chicago despite ambiguity in Johnson's original lyrics. Numerous artists have interpreted the song in a variety of styles.

    Release Date: 1936


Sweet Home Chicago

Sweet Home Chicago

Introduce your young singers to the blues with this Robert Johnson classic from 1937, memorably covered by The Blues Brothers. With the shuffle style rhythm, vocal fall-offs and accessible jazz harmonies, learning opportunities abound!

Voicing: SAB



Songbooks, Arrangements and/or Media

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Roger Emerson : Popular Jazz Standards for Younger Voices, Vol 1 : SAB : Sheet Music

Roger Emerson : Popular Jazz Standards for Younger Voices, Vol 1

"Lullaby of Birdland" - Introduce your young choir to this famous jazz classic! Set in an easy swing with great part-writing and craftsmanship! "A-Tisket, A-Tasket" - Was it red? No no no. Was it brown? No no no. The famous Ella Fitzgerald rendition of a classic nursery song is a sassy, jazzy twist on the familiar lyrics. A great Discovery Series choice for developing jazz style in your younger choirs! "Sweet Home Chicago" - Introduce your young singers to the blues with this Robert Johnson classic from 1937, memorably covered by The Blues Brothers. With the shuffle style rhythm, vocal fall-offs and accessible jazz harmonies, learning opportunities abound! "Choo Choo Ch' Boogie" - This 1940s classic is the perfect introduction to swing music for developing choirs. Easy voice-leading and a supportive accompaniment make this a breeze to learn.

Songlist: Lullaby of Birdland, A-Tisket, A-Tasket, Sweet Home Chicago, Choo Choo Ch' Boogie, Don't Get Around Much Anymore

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Voicing: SAB | 2802b | Sheet Music | $10.50 | With Piano


Various : Ultimate Blues : Solo : 01 Songbook : 073999107234 : 0634027883 : 00310723

Various : Ultimate Blues

This title in our popular Ultimate series is a great collection of 90 blues classics, including: Boom Boom - Born Under a Bad Sign - Caldonia (What Makes Your Big Head So Hard?) - Everyday (I Have the Blues) - Folsom Prison Blues - Gee Baby, Ain't I Good to You - I Can't Quit You Baby - Kansas City - Love Struck Baby - Mary Had a Little Lamb - Pride and Joy - Rock Me Baby - Route 66 - (They Call It) Stormy Monday - Sweet Home Chicago - The Thrill Is Gone - Why I Sing the Blues - You Shook Me - and more.

Songlist: You Don't Love Me, Mercury Blues, Five Long Years, Please Accept My Love, You Upset Me Baby, I'm Tore Down, Ain't Gone 'n' Give Up On Love, It's My Own Fault Darlin', Three Hours Past Midnight, Lonesome Whistle Blues, All Blues, That's No Way To Get Along, Devil Got My Woman, I'm So Glad, I'm Ready, Got To Hurry, Don't Throw Your Love On Me So Strong, Pride And Joy, All Your Love (I Miss Loving), Mary Ann, Better Off With The Blues, Night Life, Mary Had A Little Lamb, Boom Boom, Back Door Man, Basin Street Blues, Billie's Blues (I Love My Man), Blues Before Sunrise, Blues With A Feeling, Bo Diddley, and more

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Voicing: Solo | 40243b | Songbook | $19.95


Various : Blues Songs : Songbook : 884088220631 : 1423436199 : 00311499

Various : Blues Songs

99 blues classics packed into one affordable collection! Includes: Before You Accuse Me (Take a Look at Yourself) - Blues Before Sunrise - The Blues Is Alright - Boom Boom (Out Go the Lights) - Born Under a Bad Sign - Catfish Blues - Damn Right, I've Got the Blues - Dust My Broom - Everyday I Have the Blues - Further On up the Road - If You Love Me Like You Say - Kansas City - Killing Floor - Messin' with the Kid - Nobody Knows You When You're down and Out - Pride and Joy - Sweet Home Chicago - The Things That I Used to Do - The Thrill Is Gone - Why I Sing the Blues - and more!

Songlist: Catfish Blues, Darlin' You Know I Love You, Five Long Years, Please Accept My Love, Sweet Sixteen, You Upset Me Baby, Third Degree, I'm Tore Down, Someday, After Awhile (You'll Be Sorry), It's My Own Fault Darlin', Three Hours Past Midnight, Beautician Blues, Lonesome Whistle Blues, Got To Hurry, Don't Throw Your Love On Me So Strong, Pride And Joy, All Your Love (I Miss Loving), Smoking Gun, Easy Baby, Messin' With The Kid, Mary Had A Little Lamb, Give Me Back My Wig, As The Years Go Passing By, Boom Boom, Baby Please Don't Go, Before You Accuse Me (Take A Look At Yourself), Double Trouble, Big Boss Man, Blues Before Sunrise, The Blues Is Alright, and more

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40244b | Songbook | $14.95 | PVG


Roger Emerson : <span style="color:red;">Sweet Home Chicago</span> : Voicetrax CD : 888680042004 : 00140911

Roger Emerson : Sweet Home Chicago

Introduce your young singers to the blues with this Robert Johnson classic from 1937, memorably covered by The Blues Brothers. With the shuffle style rhythm, vocal fall-offs and accessible jazz harmonies, learning opportunities abound! VoiceTrax CD includes a full performance of the primary voicing, accompaniment only and part-predominant tracks for each voice part of each voicing.

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2157p | Voicetrax CD | $26.95


Individual Folios

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Sweet Home Chicago : SAB : Roger Emerson : Robert Johnson : Voicetrax CD : 00140909 : 888680041984

Roger Emerson : Sweet Home Chicago

Introduce your young singers to the blues with this Robert Johnson classic from 1937, memorably covered by The Blues Brothers. With the shuffle style rhythm, vocal fall-offs and accessible jazz harmonies, learning opportunities abound!

Arranger: Roger Emerson | Composer: Robert Johnson

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Voicing: SAB | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00140909 | Voicetrax CD Available


Sweet Home Chicago : 2-Part : Roger Emerson : Robert Johnson : Sheet Music : 00140910 : 888680041991

Roger Emerson : Sweet Home Chicago

Introduce your young singers to the blues with this Robert Johnson classic from 1937, memorably covered by The Blues Brothers. With the shuffle style rhythm, vocal fall-offs and accessible jazz harmonies, learning opportunities abound! Available separately: 3-Part Mixed, 2-Part, VoiceTrax CD. Duration: ca. 2:45.

Arranger: Roger Emerson | Composer: Robert Johnson

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00140910 | Voicetrax CD Available

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