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Sweet Home Chicago

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In the lively finale of Chicago Voices, the cast of performers, including Jessie Mueller, Kurt Elling, Michelle Williams, Matthew Polenzani, Renee Fleming and Shemekia Copeland, join together to sing a windy city favorite.

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[singing:] 'Come on, baby don't you wanna go, hooooo, come on, c'mon, baby don't you wanna go, back to that same old place - c'mon y'all - sweet home Chicago!

Come on, come on, baby don't you wanna go - don't ya wanna go right now - come on, come on, baby don't you wanna go - don't ya wanna go right now - back to that same old sweet place, yeah!

Sweet home Chicago!

Well, one and one is two, six and two is eight, Lyric Opera's got it baby, don't make me wait!

Hidehey!

Baby don't you wanna go, back to same old place, sweet home Chicago!

Come on, yeah, baby don't you wanna go?

Don't ya wanna go?

Come on, come on, baby don't you wanna go, back to that same old place sweet home Chicago!

(Trumpet solo) Come on, baby don't you wanna go... Come on, baby don't you wanna go, back to that same old place... sweet home Chicago!

[ music and cheering ]

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