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Elvis Presley - Jailhouse Rock Chords
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Elvis Presley - Jailhouse Rock



Intro:

   D5 Eb5     D5 Eb     D5 Eb  
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|-7--8-------7--8------7--8--|
D|-7--8-------7--8------7--8--|
A|-5--6-------5--6------5--6--|
E|----------------------------|

    Eb5                 
The warden threw a party
       Eb5         D5
In the county jail   
    Eb5                  
The prison band was there
    Eb5                D5
And they began to wail   
    Eb5                           
The band was jumpin' and the joint
Eb5             D5
Began to swing    
    Eb5                             
You should've heard them knocked out
Eb5           
Jailbirds sing

      Ab                     Eb  
Let's rock, everybody, let's rock
     Bb                      Ab  
Everybody in the whole cell block
    Eb                           
Was dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock

 Eb5                                     D5
Spider Murphy played the tenor saxophone   
Eb5                   
Little Joe was blowin'
                      D5
On the slide trombone   
    Eb5                                 
The drummer boy from Illinois went crash
           D5
Boom, bang   
    Eb5                                     
The whole rhythm section was the Purple Gang

      Ab                     Eb  
Let's rock, everybody, let's rock
     Bb                      Ab  
Everybody in the whole cell block
    Eb                           
Was dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock

Eb5                                      D5
Number forty-seven said to number three    
 Eb5                       
"You're the cutest jailbird
  Eb5           D5
I ever did see    
  Eb5                    
I sure would be delighted
                   D5
With your company    
     Eb5                                  
Come on and do the Jailhouse Rock with me"

      Ab                     Eb  
Let's rock, everybody, let's rock
     Bb                      Ab  
Everybody in the whole cell block
    Eb                           
Was dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock

Bridge:
Ab Eb Bb Ab7 Eb Eb D5

Eb5                                      D5
Sad sack was sittin' on a block of stone   
    Eb5                                  D5
Way over in the corner weepin' all alone   
    Eb5        
The warden said
      Eb5                              D5
"Hey, buddy, don't you be no square      
       Eb5                 
If you can't find a partner
      Eb5          
Use a wooden chair"

      Ab                     Eb  
Let's rock, everybody, let's rock
     Bb                      Ab7 
Everybody in the whole cell block
    Eb                              D5
Was dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock     

Eb5                      
Shifty Henry said to Bugs
     Eb5            D5
"For Heaven's sake    
   Eb5                           
No one's lookin' now's our chance
   Eb5            D5
To make a break"    
Eb5                       
Bugsy turned to Shifty and
   Eb5               D5
He said, "Nix, nix     
  Eb5                 
I want to stick around
  Eb5                    
A while and get my kicks"

      Ab                     Eb  
Let's rock, everybody, let's rock
     Bb                      Ab7 
Everybody in the whole cell block
    Eb                              D5
Was dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock     
Eb                              D5
Dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock     
Eb                              D5
Dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock     
Eb                              D5
Dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock     
Eb                              D5
Dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock     
Eb                              D5
Dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock     
Eb                              D5
Dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock     
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