A          E
This city is my city
      B               Dbm
And I love it, yeah I love it
               A
I was born and raised here
         E
I got it made here
         B                      Dbm
And if I have my way, I'm gonna stay

Verse:
           A          E
From every corner
          B            Dbm
To every block yeah
                 A                   E                    B         Dbm
And whether it's warm or storming it down or right stupid hot, hot
         A        E
From the colors
                   B           Dbm
all the way to the solutions yeah
               A                E              B          Dbm
Forget all the drugs and gangs, corruption and pollution no

Chorus:
           A          E
Cause this city is my city
      B               Dbm
And I love it, yeah I love it
               A
I was born and raised here
         E
I got it made here
         B                      Dbm
And if I have my way, I'm gonna stay here
    A
For life, uh huh
    E
For life, uh huh
    B
For life, uh huh
    Dbm
For life, uh huh
    A
For life, uh huh
    E
For life, uh huh
    B
For life, uh huh
    Dbm
For life, uh huh

Verse:
           A           E
From every highrise
              B        Dbm
Down to every slum
            A                          E                B       Dbm
From every unethical politician to the wise old beat up bum
            A                        E
My city and I our hearts beat, beat, beat together
         B                              Dbm
When I'm home we both breathe, breathe, breathe together
              A                 E           B            Dbm
This place is my home, wherever I go, I, I, I, I take it with me

Chorus:
     A          E
This city is my city
      B               Dbm
And I love it, yeah I love it
               A
I was born and raised here
         E
I got it made here
         B                      Dbm
And if I have my way, I'm gonna stay here
    A
For life, uh huh
    E
For life, uh huh
    B
For life, uh huh
    Dbm
For life, uh huh
    A
For life, uh huh
    E
For life, uh huh
    B
For life, uh huh
    Dbm
For life, uh huh

For life

Interlude: A E B Dbm

Bridge:
            A
And you can take my picture
        E
you can take my name
           B                   Dbm
But you're never gonna take my city away
      A                      E
Cause you can burn it to the ground
              B                    Dbm
Oh or let it flood, but it's in my blood


Chorus:
           B          Gb
Cause this city is my city
      Db               Ebm
And I love it, yeah I love it
               B
I was born and raised here
         Gb
I got it made here
         Db                      Ebm
And if I have my way, I'm gonna stay here
    B
For life, uh huh
    Gb
For life, uh huh
    Db
For life, uh huh
    Ebm
For life, uh huh
    B
For life, uh huh
    Gb
For life, uh huh
    Db
For life, uh huh
    Ebm
For life, uh huh
    B
For life...
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