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 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.
Perfil: American rhythm and blues singer, pianist, guitarist and harmonica player, born 5 January 1929 in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA and died 26 October 1994 in Spencer, North Carolina, USA.
Good Bye Kansas City" by Wilbert Harrison is a cover of Wilbert Harrison's "Kansas City". Listen to both songs on WhoSampled, the ultimate database of sampled music, cover songs and remixes. Medley/Jam: Kansas City/Miss Ann/Lawdy Miss Clawdy by The Beatles (1970). Cover chain found! Wilbert Harrison's Kansas City is a cover of: K. C. Loving by Little Willie Littlefield (1952).
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Album: Kansas City: The Best of Wilbert Harrison (1959). Charted: 1. Get the Sheet Music License This Song. Why is Kansas City the setting for this song? For one thing, it sings really well. For another, that's where Count Basie and Charlie Parker recorded, and Leiber and Stoller considered it a homage to the city. Leiber and Stoller wrote this around the same time they composed "Hound Dog" for the blues singer Big Mama Thornton (the song later became a huge it for Elvis). And while "Kansas City" was one of the first songs by the duo that was widely recorded, it was not the first song they wrote, or even their first published song.
Wilbert Harrison - Kansas City. Download MP3.