Any Place I Hang My Hat is HomeWords & Music by Johnny Mercer & Harold Arlen
Recorded by Susannah McCorkle, 1977
D D6 D7 D D6 D7 Free and easy, that's my style; D D6 D7 D D6 D7 How - dy-do me, watch me smile, G G6 G7 G G6 G7 But fare-the-well me after a while D9 A7 Fdim B7 'Cause I got - ta roam, G G/F# Em7 Cdim A7 Cdim G Em7 D D6 D7 And an - y place I hang my hat is home. D D6 D7 D D6 D7 Sweetenin' water, cherry wine - D D6 D7 D D6 D7 Thank you kindly, suits me fine. G G6 G7 G G6 G7 Kansas City, Car - o - line, D9 A7 Fdim B7 That's my hon - ey - comb G G/F# Em7 Cdim A7 Cdim G Em7 D D6 D7 'Cause an - y place I hang my hat is home. Bridge: Dm7 Bb Dm7 Bb Birds roostin' in a tree, C G C A7 Pick up and go, and the goin' proves Dm7 Gm7 That's how it oughta to be; B7 Fm A7 I pick up, too, when the spirit moves me. D D6 D7 D D6 D7 Cross the river, 'round the bend, D D6 D7 D D6 D7 "Hello stranger!" "So long friend!" G G6 G7 G G6 G7 There's a voice in the lonesome wind D9 A7 Fdim B7 That keeps whis - p'ring, "Roam!" A7 Em7 G A7 I'm going where a welcome mat is, Em7 G/B A7 No matter where that is, G G/F# Em7 Cdim A7 Cdim G Em7 D D6 D7 'Cause an - y place I hang my hat is home.
It's no secret what I think of Susannah McCorkle -- explanation enough for why this one was included. You owe it to yourself to listen to this one first -- buy it and listen would be my recommendation -- because the bridge is very non-standard.