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Jailhouse Rock CHORDS

TUNE Eb (transpose Eb)

INTRO : EbE|EbE

EbThe wardEen threw a party

In the county jail.

EbThe prisEon band was there

And they began to wail.

EbThe banEd was jumpin'

And the joint began to swing.

EbYou shouldE've heard

Those knocked out jailbirds sing.


* Let's rockA, everybody, let's rockE.

EverybodBy in the whole cell blocAk

Was dancEin' to the Jailhouse Rock.


EbSpidEer Murphy played

The tenor saxophone,

EbLittlEe Joe was blowin'

On the slide trombone.

EbThe drumEmer boy

From Illinois went crash, boom, bang,

Ebthe wholEe rhythm section

Was the Purple Gang.

( REPEAT * )

EbNumEber forty-seven

Said to number three:

Eb"You'Ere the cutest

Jailbird I ever did see.

EbI sureE would be delighted

With your company,

Ebcome on Eand do

The Jailhouse Rock with me."

( REPAT * )

INSTRU : A|A|E|E|B|A|E|E

EbThe sad Esack was a sittin'

On a block of stone

Ebway overE in the corner

Weepin' all alone.

EbThe wardEen said, "Hey, buddy

Don't you be no square.

EbIf you can'Et find a partner

Use a wooden chair."

( REPAT * )

EbShiftyE Henry said to Bugs

"For Heaven's sake,

Ebno one'sE lookin', now's

Our chance to make a break."

EbBugsyE turned to Shifty

And he said, "Nix nix,

EbI wannEa stick around

A while and get my kicks."

( REPAT * )

** DancEin' to the Jailhouse Rock.

( REPEAT ** ) Till End

Jailhouse Rock LYRICS

TUNE Eb (transpose Eb)

INTRO
The warden threw a party
In the county jail.
The prison band was there
And they began to wail.
The band was jumpin'
And the joint began to swing.
You should've heard
Those knocked out jailbirds sing.

* Let's rock, everybody, let's rock.
Everybody in the whole cell block
Was dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock.

Spider Murphy played
The tenor saxophone,
Little Joe was blowin'
On the slide trombone.
The drummer boy
From Illinois went crash, boom, bang,
the whole rhythm section
Was the Purple Gang.
( REPEAT * )
Number forty-seven
Said to number three
"You're the cutest
Jailbird I ever did see.
I sure would be delighted
With your company,
come on and do
The Jailhouse Rock with me."
( REPAT * )
INSTRU
The sad sack was a sittin'
On a block of stone
way over in the corner
Weepin' all alone.
The warden said, "Hey, buddy
Don't you be no square.
If you can't find a partner
Use a wooden chair."
( REPAT * )
Shifty Henry said to Bugs
"For Heaven's sake,
no one's lookin', now's
Our chance to make a break."
Bugsy turned to Shifty
And he said, "Nix nix,
I wanna stick around
A while and get my kicks."
( REPAT * )
** Dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock.
( REPEAT ** ) Till End