Jailhouse Rock Lyrics

Elvis Presley

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publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Benjamin Weisman, Fred Wise
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genres: Rock Pop Folk, World, & Country
styles: Rock & Roll

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The warden threw a party in the county jail
The prison band was there and they began to wail
The band was jumpin' and the joint began to swing
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 played the tenor saxophone
Little Joe was blowin' on the slide trombone
The drummer boy from Illinois went crash, boom, bang
The whole rhythm section was the Purple Gang

Let's rock; everybody, let's rock

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