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When You're Good to Mama Karaoke - Chicago (the musical)

This title is a cover version of When You're Good to Mama as made famous by Chicago (the musical)

Formats included:


The CDG format (also called CD+G or MP3+G) is suitable for most karaoke machines. It includes an MP3 file and synchronized lyrics (Karaoke Version only sells digital files (MP3+G) and you will NOT receive a CD).

This universal format works with almost any device (Windows, Mac, iPhone, iPad, Android, Connected TVs...)

This format is suitable for KaraFun Windows Player, a free karaoke software. It allows you to turn on or off the backing vocals, lead vocals, and change the pitch or tempo.

Your purchase allows you to download your video as often as you prefer, and in all of these formats.


With backing vocals (with or without vocals in the KFN version)

Tempo: variable (around 154 BPM)

In the same key as the original: F♯

Duration: 03:15 - Sample at: 01:32

Release date: 1975
Genres: Musicals & Broadway, Jazz, In English
Composers: Fred Ebb, John Kander

All files available for download are backing tracks, they're not the original music.

Lyrics When You're Good to Mama

Ask any of the chickies in my pen
They'll tell you
I'm the biggest mother hen
I love them all and all of them love me
Because the system works the system called
Got a little motto always sees me through
When you're good to Mama
Mama's good to you
There's a lot of favors
I'm prepared to do
You do one for Mama she'll do one for you
They say that life is tit for tat and that's the way I live
So I deserve a lot of tat for what I've got to give
Don't you know that this hand washes that one too
When you're good to Mama
Mama's good to you
If you want my gravy pepper my ragout
Spice it up for Mama she'll get hot for you
When they pass that basket folks contribute to
You put in for Mama she'll put out for you
The folks atop the ladder are the ones the world adores
So boost me up my ladder, kid and I'll boost you up yours
Let's all stroke together like the Princeton crew
When you're strokin' Mama
Mama's strokin' you
So what's the one conclusion
I can bring this number to?
When you're good to Mama
Mama's good to you

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