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    "The Night Chicago Died" Lyrics

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    Daddy was a cop on the east side of Chicago
    Back in the U.S.A,. back in the bad old days

    In the heat of a summer night, in the land of the dollar bill
    When the town of Chicago died, and they talk about it still
    When a man named Al Capone
    Tried to make that town his own
    And he called his gang to war with the forces of the law

    I heard my mama cry
    I heard her pray the night Chicago died
    Brother what a night it really was
    Brother what a fight it really was, yes indeed

    I heard my mama cry
    I heard her pray the night Chicago died
    Brother what a fight the people saw
    Brother what a night the people saw, yes indeed

    And the sound of the battle rang
    Through the streets of the old east side
    Til the last of the hoodlum gang had surrendered up or died
    There was shouting in the streets
    And the sound of running feet
    And I asked someone who said
    About a hundred cops are dead

    I heard my mama cry
    I heard her pray the night Chicago died
    Brother what a night it really was
    Brother what a fight it really was, yes indeed

    I heard my mama cry
    I heard her pray the night Chicago died
    Brother what a fight the people saw
    Brother what a night the people saw, glory be

    And ther was no sound at all but the clock upon the wall
    And the door burst open wide, and my daddy stepped inside
    And he kissed my mama's face
    And he brushed her tears away

    The night Chicago died
    Na-na-na, na-na-na, na-na-na-na-na
    The night Chicago died
    Brother what a night it reall was
    Brother what a fight it really was, glory be

    The night Chicago died
    Na-na-na, na-na-na, na-na-na-na-na
    The night Chicago died
    Brother what a night the people saw
    Brother what a fight the people saw, yes indeed

    The night Chicago died
    Na-na-na, na-na-na, na-na-na-na-na
    The night Chicago died
    Brother what a night it really was
    Brother what a fight it really was, yes indeed
    This song was submitted on December 30th, 2005 and last modified on October 18th, 2016.
    Copyright with Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group.
    Written by Mitch Murray, Peter Callander.
    Lyrics licensed by LyricFind.

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