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James Brown

Kansas City

  • Blues
  • Soul
  • Funk
  • Rock
  • Musical
song from
  • 2012
  • 1966
  • 1967
  • 1968
  • 1985

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“Kansas City” is a rhythm and blues song written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller in 1952. First recorded by Little Willie Littlefield the same year, the song later became a #1 hit when it was recorded by Wilbert Harrison in 1959. “Kansas City” became one of Leiber and Stoller’s “most recorded tunes, with more than three hundred versions,“ with several appearing in the R&B and pop record charts. Read on...

Song lines: ♪ They got some crazy little boxes there, I'm gonna get me one ... Goin' to Kansas City, Kansas City here I come

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