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Elvis Presley - Jailhouse Rock Chords

[intro]
D  Eb  D  Eb

[verse]
D  Eb
   Warden threw a party in the
county jail
D  Eb
    Prison band was there and they
began to wail
D  Eb
    Band was jumpin' and the
joint began to swing
D  Eb
    Should've heard those knocked out
jailbirds sing

[chorus]
      Ab7
Let's rock!
                Eb
Everybody let's rock!
     Bb7                     Ab7
Everybody in the whole cell block
      Eb              Ab7        Eb
Was a-dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock!

[verse]
D  Eb
    Spider Murphy played the
tenor saxophone
D  Eb
    Little Joe was blowin' on the
slide trombone
D  Eb
    The drummer boy for Illinois went
crash, boom, bang!
D  Eb
    The whole rhythm section was the
purple gang

[chorus]
      Ab7
Let's rock!
                Eb
Everybody let's rock!
     Bb7                     Ab7
Everybody in the whole cell block
      Eb              Ab7        Eb
Was a-dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock!

[verse]
D  Eb
    Number forty seven said to
number three:
D  Eb
    "You're the cutest jailbird I ever
did see.
D  Eb
  I sure would be delighted with
your company
D  Eb
    Come on and do the Jailhouse Rock
with me."

[chorus]
      Ab7
Let's rock!
                Eb
Everybody let's rock!
     Bb7                     Ab7
Everybody in the whole cell block
      Eb              Ab7        Eb
Was a-dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock!
Rock Rock

[instrumental]
Ab7  Ab7  Eb  Eb  Bb7  Ab7  Eb  Eb

[verse]
D  Eb
    The sad sack was a-sittin' on a
block of stone
D  Eb
    Way over in the corner
weeping all alone
D  Eb
    The warden said:
"Hey, buddy, don't you be no square.
D  Eb
    If you can't find a partner use a
wooden chair!"

[chorus]
      Ab7
Let's rock!
                Eb
Everybody let's rock!
     Bb7                     Ab7
Everybody in the whole cell block
      Eb              Ab7        Eb
Was a-dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock!

[verse]
D  Eb
    Shifty Henry said to Bugs:
"For Heaven's sakes,
D  Eb
    No one's lookin'; now's our chance to
make a break
D  Eb
    Bugsy turned to Shifty and he said
"Nix, nix;
D  Eb
    I wanna stick around a while and
get my kicks."

[chorus]
      Ab7
Let's rock!
                Eb
Everybody let's rock!
     Bb7                     Ab7
Everybody in the whole cell block
      Eb              Ab7        Eb
Was a-dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock!
  Eb              Ab7        Eb
a-dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock!
  Eb              Ab7        Eb
a-dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock!
  Eb              Ab7        Eb
a-dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock!
  Eb              Ab7        Eb
a-dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock!
  Eb              Ab7        Eb
a-dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock!
  Eb              Ab7        Eb
a-dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock!
  Eb              Ab7        Eb
a-dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock!

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