Sweet Home Chicago

Sweet Home Chicago with lyrics and guitar chords.

  • Sweet Home Chicago is a blues song writtten by Robert Johnson.
  • Sweet Home Chicago has become a blues standard.
  • Sweet Home Chicago is covered by many artist and is included in the movie The blues Brothers.
  • The song is credited Robert Johnson but he just did his version of a song that was played by many others at the time.

Lyrics

Lyrics to the blues song Sweet Home Chicago by Robert Johnson.

Guitar chords will come later.

Oh, baby don’t you want to go?
Oh, baby don’t you want to go
back to the land of California,
to my sweet home, Chicago?

Oh, baby don’t you want to go?
Oh, baby don’t you want to go
back to the land of California,
to my sweet home, Chicago?

Now, one and one is two.
Two and two is four.
I’m heavy loaded baby.
I’m booked, I gotta go.
Cryin’ baby, honey don’t you want to go
back to the land of California,
to my sweet home, Chicago?

Now, two and two is four.
Four and two is six.
You gonna keep monkey’n
’round here, friend-boy,
gonna get your business all in a trick.
But I’m cryin’ baby,
honey don’t you wanna go
back to the land of California,
to my sweet home, Chicago?

Now, six and two is eight.
Eight and two is ten.
Friend-boy, she trick you one time,
she sure gonna do it again.
But I’m cryin’ hey,
baby don’t you want to go
to the land of California,
to my sweet home, Chicago?

I’m goin’ to California,
from there to Des Moines, Iowa’y.
Somebody will tell me that you,
need my help someday.
Cryin’, hey, hey,
baby don’t you want to go
back to the land of California,
to my sweet home, Chicago?