Summer In The City

Words & Music:

John Sebastian


Am        Am7                 D9                      FM7     E

Hot town, summer in the city, back of my neck getting dirty & gritty.

Been down, isn't it a pity?  Doesn't seem to be a shadow in the city

E          E7

All around people looking half dead.

Am                       A

Walking on the sidewalk, hotter than a match-head.



D                   G                D          G

But at night it's a different world, go out and find a girl.

Come on, come on & dance all night, despite the heat, it'll be alright.

    Bm              E

And babe, don't you know it's a pity

         Bm         E

That the days can't be like the nights

       Bm            E             Bm            E

In the summer in the city.  In the summer in the city.


Cool town, evening in the city, dressed so fine and looking so pretty.

Cool cat, looking for a kitty, gonna look in every corner of the city.

'Til I'm wheezing like a bus stop.

Running upstairs, gonna meet you on the roof top.








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