"Jailhouse Rock (Elvis Presley cover)" as written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller....
Goin' to a party in the county jail,
Prison band was there and they began to wail.
Kid is shakin' and began to sing;
You should've heard them 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 sittin' on a block of stone;
Little Joey blowin' on a slide trombone.
Come on, Silly Willy, don't you be no square.
If you cannot find a partner, use a wooden chair.
Let's rock! Everybody, let's rock!
Everybody in the whole cell block
Was dancin' to the jailhouse rock.

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
want to stick around awhile and get my kicks."
Let's rock! Everybody, let's rock!
Everybody in the whole cell block
Was dancin' to the jailhouse rock.


Lyrics submitted by Demau Senae

"Jailhouse Rock" as written by Fred Wise Benjamin Weisman

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

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    My OpinionNot much has to be said about the meaning, but this is probably the best version of this song ever. Fandango! is my favorite ZZ Top album, especially the live songs.
    DinAZon April 24, 2011   Link

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