"Jailhouse Rock" as written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller....
Warden threw a party in the county jail
Prison band plays, they began to wail
Band was jumpin' and the joint began to swing
Should've heard those knocked out jailbirds sing
[CHORUS:]
Let's rock
Everybody let's rock
Everybody in the whole cell block
Dancin' to a jailhouse rock
Shifty Henry said, for the heaven's sake
No one lookin', now our chance to make a break
Bugs turned to Shifty, said nix nix
Gonna stick around, gonna get my kicks
[REPEAT CHORUS]
Number Forty zero said to number Three
You're the cutest jailbird I ever did see
Sure I'd be delighted with your company
Come on and do the jailhouse cock with me
[REPEAT CHORUS]
[Solo - left: Jay Jay, right: Eddie]
Sad sack was sittin' on a block of stone
Over in the floor weepin' all alone
Warden said, hey buddy, don'tcha be no square
Can't find a partner, fuck a wooden chair
[REPEAT CHORUS]
Shifty Henry said, for the heaven's sake
No one lookin', now our chance to make a break
Bugs turned to Shifty, said nix nix
Gonna stick around, I want to get my kicks
[REPEAT CHORUS]
Dancin' to a jailhouse rock
Dancin' to a jailhouse rock
Dancin' to a jailhouse rock
Dancin' to a jailhouse rock
Everybody in the whole cell block
Dancin' to a jailhouse rock
Everybody in the whole cell block
Said, a-dancin' to a jailhouse rock


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"Jailhouse Rock" as written by Fred Wise Benjamin Weisman

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