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Jailhouse Rock Lyrics

"Jailhouse Rock" was written by Leiber, Jerry / Stoller, Mike.
"Jailhouse Rock" was written by Leiber, Jerry / Stoller, Mike.

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Warden threw a party in the county jail
Prison band was there, they began to wail
Band was jumpin' down, they began to swing
Should've heard those jailbirds sing

Let's rock, everybody, let's rock
Everybody in the whole cell block
Dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock

Spider Murphy played on the saxophone
Little Joe was blowin' on the slide trombone
Drummer boy from Illinois went crash, boom, bang
Whole rhythm section was the Purple Gang

Let's rock, everybody, let's rock
Everybody in the whole cell block
Dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock

Let's rock

Sad sack was a sittin' on a block of stone
Over in the corner weepin' all alone
Warden said, "buddy, don't you be no square
Can't find a partner use a wooden chair"

Let's rock, everybody, let's rock
Everybody in the whole cell block
Dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock

Well, Shifty said to Henry, "For Heaven's sake
One's lookin', now's our chance to make a break"
Bugsy turned to Henry and he said, "Nix, nix
I wanna stick around a while and get my kicks"

Let's rock, everybody, let's rock
Everybody in the whole cell block
Dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock

Let's rock, let's rock
Hey let's rock, let's rock
Dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock

Let's rock, let's rock, let's rock
Let's rock

Songwriters
LEIBER, JERRY / STOLLER, MIKE

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