Well it's one for the money, two for the show
Three to get ready, now go cat go
But don't you, step on my blue suede shoes
You can do anything but lay off of my blue suede shoes

You can knock me down, step in my face
Slander my name all over the place
And do anything that you want to do
But uh uh honey lay off of my shoes
And don't you step on my blue suede shoes
You can do anything but lay off of my blue suede shoes

Oh let's go cats!

You can burn my house, steal my car
Drink my liquor from an old fruit jar
Do anything that you want to do
But uh uh honey lay off of them shoes
And don't you, step on my blue suede shoes
You can do anything but lay off of my blue suede shoes

Rock!

Well it's one for the money, two for the show
Three to get ready, now go cat go
But don't you, step on my blue suede shoes
You can do anything but lay off of my blue suede shoes

Well it's blue, blue, blue suede shoes
Blue, blue, blue suede shoes yeah!
Blue, blue, blue suede shoes baby
Blue, blue, blue suede shoes
You can do anything but lay off of my blue suede shoes


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Blue Suede Shoes Lyrics as written by Carl Perkins

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    This is acutally a Carl Perkins song. Perkins did it good but I think Elvis did it better. Like a lot of songs Elvis covered he sped them up and added a degree of wildness to them. That's what I like about his version of Blue Suede Shoes.

    MrLongroveon April 10, 2005   Link
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    Puportedly inspired by a guy Carl Perkins was in the army with who, when they were getting ready for a night out would say "don't step on my blue suede shoes" even though he was going out in standard issue boots like everyone else.

    SuitBoyon September 07, 2006   Link
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    This is 1 of the first rock n roll songs ever recorded. First done by Carl Perkins, then Elvis, then the Beatles, Johnny Cash, and followed by 6 others.

    The first 2 lines are based on a classic children's rhyme. Elvis recorded his version of this song in 1956, waiting until his friend Perkins' version had left the charts.

    Dragixon April 11, 2006   Link
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    one of my fave songs. it gives me crazy legs! uh-uh hunny lay off my shoes! jiggle jiggle so glad I decided to pay attention to elvis.

    mordsithon March 20, 2009   Link
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    Reportedly, the writer of this song was astonished to see a man reaction when his beautiful girlfriend stepped on his blue sued shoes on dancing floor. He was puzzled how can a man let his girl down before others just because she stepped on his shows.

    Love this song- Elvis Version !

    ishtiaqahmedzon March 14, 2011   Link
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    Never really liked this Elvis song (and I like many). First off, what woman would be seen with a man wearing blue shoes who values his shoes more than all else? Such a silly song and unfortunately it reminds me of those powder blue leizure suits and the guys who used to ask me to dance just before running their paws down over my big butt. Ick.

    spinachsaladon October 30, 2011   Link
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    I thought he already had blue suede shoes on

    wendy34on June 01, 2014   Link
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    I thought when they were going out on the night that he already had blue suede shoes on

    wendy34on June 01, 2014   Link
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