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Elvis Presley - Jailhouse Rock


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Intro:

   D5 Eb5     D5 
Eb     D5 
Eb  

    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                
Spider Murphy played
                    D5
the tenor saxophone   
Eb5                   
Little Joe was blowin'
                      D5
On the slide trombone   
    Eb5        
The drummer boy
Eb5                     
from Illinois went crash
           D5
Boom, bang   
    Eb5         
The whole rhythm
Eb5                        
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               
Number forty-seven
                      D5
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
Eb5                    
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                 
Sad sack was sittin'
                    D5
on a block of stone   
    Eb5               
Way over in the corner
                  D5
weepin' all alone   
    Eb5        
The warden said
      Eb5  
"Hey, buddy
                          D5
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"
Bridge:
Bb Eb Eb Ab x4

      
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     

Ending:
Eb Ab Bb Eb x4
Elvis Presley
Only YouCan't Help Falling In LoveAlways On My MindLove Me TenderIt's now or never
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