We Both Reached For The Gun – First Draft – Kander and Ebb


We Both Reached For The Gun -First Draft of the song – From the Broadway Musical Music by John Kander lyrics by Fred Ebb, volcals by Kander & Ebb

This is an early version of the song.
During the run of the show the song was totally changed.

Interesting facts

  • The music is quite different, in this version the songs tents to a style that is quite similar to the “bluegrass”
  • The storyline of the song is quite similar even thought some elemnt here are not present in the last version, like the “hired nuns” part
  • When the nuns enter in the courtroom the music is very similar to an actual hymm (used usually for funerals)
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