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Richards sad that he and Jagger wrote the lyrics while staying at Richards' country house,
where they were awoken one morning by the sound of gardener Jack Dyer walking past the window.
When Jagger asked what the noise was, Richards responded: "Oh, that's Jack – that's jumpin' Jack."
The rest of the song evolved from there...

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Rolling Stones - Jumping Jack Flash

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Author And Composer: Mick Jagger and Keith Richards
Song Editor: TAB4U Staff
Category: Rock
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Intro:
B E A B E A B E A B B

During the Verses:

   B5                                                 

      B                             
I was born in a cross-fire hurricane
      B                                  
And I howled at my ma in the driving rain,
         D     A       E                     B   
But it's all   right   now,  in fact, it's a gas!
         D     A           E                
But it's all   right    Im jumpin jack flash,
      B             
Its a gas! gas! gas!

Bridge:
B E A B

      B                                  
I was raised by a toothless, bearded hag,
       B                                         
I was schooled with a strap right across my back,
         D     A       E                    B   
But it's all   right   now, in fact, it's a gas!
         D     A           E                 
But it's all   right,   Im jumpin jack flash,
      B             
Its a gas! gas! gas!

Bridge:
B E A B E A B E A B B B

       B                                         
I was drowned, I was washed up and left for dead.
       B                                   
I fell down to my feet and I saw they bled.
   B                                        
I frowned at the crumbs of a crust of bread.
B               
Yeah, yeah, yeah
       B                                      
I was crowned with a spike right thru my head.
         D     A       E                    B   
But it's all   right   now, in fact, it's a gas!
         D     A           E                 
But it's all   right,   Im jumpin jack flash,
      B             
Its a gas! gas! gas!

B                   E      A  
Jumping jack flash, it's a gas x6
Bridge:
B D B B x4

Ending:
B E A x16
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