“Sweet Home Chicago”

“Sweet Home Chicago” is a popular blues standard in the twelve bar form. It was first recorded and is credited to have been written by Robert Johnson. Over the years the song has become one of the most popular anthems for the city of Chicago despite ambiguity in Johnson’s original lyrics. Listen to it played by Buddy Guy, Eric Clapton, Johnny Winter, Robert Cray, and Hubert Sumlin below!

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