Who Sang Roll Over Beethoven? Carl Perkins

Carl Perkins The Man * The Legend cover art
Release information
Release Date: 1984-11
length: 2:39
Im gonna write a little letter,
Gonna mail it to my local dj.
Its a rockin rhythm record
I want my jockey to play.
Roll over beethoven, I gotta hear it again today.

You know, my temperatures risin
And the jukebox blows a fuse.
My hearts beatin rhythm
And my soul keeps on singin the blues.
Roll over beethoven and tell tschaikowsky the news.

I got the rockin pneumonia,
I need a shot of rhythm and blues.
I think Im rollin arthiritis
Sittin down by the rhythm review.
Roll over beethoven rockin in two by two.

Well, if you feel you like it
Go get your lover, then reel and rock it.
Roll it over and move on up just
A trifle further and reel and rock it,
Roll it over,
Roll over beethoven rockin in two by two.

Well, early in the mornin Im a-givin you a warnin
Dont you step on my blue suede shoes.
Hey diddle diddle, I am playin my fiddle,
Aint got nothin to lose.
Roll over beethoven and tell tschaikowsky the news.

You know she wiggles like a glow worm,
Dance like a spinnin top.
She got a crazy partner,
Oughta see em reel and rock.
Long as she got a dime the music will never stop.

Roll over beethoven,
Roll over beethoven,
Roll over beethoven,
Roll over beethoven,
Roll over beethoven and dig these rhythm and blues.

Tracklist
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Didn’t the 50’s Rock (Rock Medley)
  • 2 What’d I Say
  • 3 I’m Walkin’
  • 4 Lucille
  • 5 Honey Don’t
  • 6 Hound Dog
  • 7 That’s Alright Mama
  • 8 Be‐Bop‐A‐Lula
  • 9 Tutti Frutti
  • 10 Rock Island Line
  • 11 Roll Over Beethoven
  • 12 Jailhouse Rock
  • 13 All Shook Up
  • 14 Memphis Tennessee
  • 15 Susie Q
  • 16 Blueberry Hill
  • 17 Lawdy Miss Claudy
  • 18 Maybelline
  • 19 Matchbox
  • 20 Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On
  • 21 Got My Mojo Working
  • 22 Slippin’ and Slidin’
  • 23 Singing the Blues
  • 24 Blue Suede Shoes