You Can't Catch Me Lyrics

Chuck Berry


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Chuck Berry
album: Track 3 in album Chuck Berry: Chess Masters
release date: 1988
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length: 2:44
drums: Ebby Hardy
piano: Otis Spann
bass: Willie Dixon
guitar: Chuck Berry
mastering: Erick Labson
lead vocals: Chuck Berry
composer: Chuck Berry
lyricist: Chuck Berry

I bought a brand-new air-mobile
It custom-made, 'twas a Flight De Ville
With a pow'ful motor and some hideaway wings
Push in on the button and you can hear her sing

CHORUS:
Now you can't catch me, baby you can't catch me
'Cause if you get too close, you know I'm gone like a cool breeze

New Jersey Turnpike in the wee wee hours
I was rollin' slowly 'cause of drizzlin' showers
Here come a flat-top, he was movin' up with me
Then come wavin' by me in a little' old souped-up jitney
I put my foot on my tank and I began to roll
Moanin' siren, 'twas the state patrol
So I let out my wings and then I blew my horn
Bye bye New Jersey, I've become airborne

(chorus)

Flyin' with my baby last Saturday night
Not a gray cloud floatin' in sight
Big full moon shinin' up above
Cuddle up honey, be my love
Sweetest little thing I've ever seen
I'm gonna name you Maybellene
Flyin' on the beam, set on flight control
Radio tuned to rock 'n' roll
Two, three hours passed us by
Five to two dropped to 5:05
Fuel consumption way too fast
Let's get on home before we run out of gas

(chorus)

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Track Listing

  • 1 No Particular Place to Go
  • 2 Maybellene
  • 3 You Can't Catch Me
  • 4 School Days
  • 5 Roll Over Beethoven
  • 6 Sweet Little Sixteen
  • 7 Round and Round
  • 8 Sweet Little Rock and Roller
  • 9 Nadine
  • 10 Rock and Roll Music
  • 11 Old Baby Doll
  • 12 Johnny B. Goode
  • 13 Reelin' and Rockin'
  • 14 Memphis Tennessee
  • 15 Carol
  • 16 Come On