You Can't Catch Me
Chuck Berry Lyrics

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

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' goodbye 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

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

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

Now you can't catch me
No, baby, you can't catch me
'Cause if you get too close, you know I'm gone like a cool breeze

Lyrics © ENTERTAINMENT ONE U.S. LP, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Chuck Berry

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Most interesting comments from YouTube:


John Lennon says, bevore Elvis was nothing ???
I Think, John was not Experte from American Musik Hysterie 🧐

In memory all the great kings bevore chuck ,Elvis ore Bill haley,...

Roy brown
Wynonie Harris
Ike turner
Big joe Turner
Junior Parker
Elmore james
Howlin wolf
Fats Domino
B.b. king
Bobby blue bland
Jackie Brenston
Rufus Thomas
Little milton
Rosco Gordon
Doctor Ross
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Hank williams
Harmonica Frank
Malcolm yelvington
and many other great artist...👈


"Come together" at a quicker tempo
Here come old flat top
He come grooving up slowly instead of - He was moving up with me, etc.
He got joo joo eyeball
He one holy roller

 He wear no shoe shine instead I put my foot in my tank, etc
He got toe jam football
He got monkey finger
He shoot Coca-Cola

Starts at 1:26 - 1:27 Instead of "So, I...", Lennon says, "He say..."
He say I know you, you know me
One thing I can tell you is you got to be free instead of Bye bye NJ I'll be coming home

You can match each Chuck line with a Lennon line, only Chuck is at a quicker tempo
Repeats at times throughout song.

All comments from YouTube:

Simon Martinez

RIP Chuck, from a Beatles fan in Liverpool who (like the Beatles themselves) acknowledges the massive influence of Berry on their career. A Legend.

byrongammon byrongammon

@Luka Z, the Beatles slowed the song down. Do your research.

victor hugo

"If rock n roll was to be given a name that name would be chuck berry, hail hail rock n roll" -John lennon

Luka Z

@Michael Jackson KinG Of Pop forever and world calling it plagiarism is a huge stretch. It sounds nothing like Come Together aside from the one line saying here come blacktop moving up slowly...


@Jim Lill traffic moves much slower in England 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

Michael Jackson KinG Of Pop forever and world

plagiarism the song come togheter with chug berry

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almost every rock star in history has done a remake of a chuck berry song. this guy influenced EVERYBODY!


No way....


Good composers borrow. Great composers steal.


@Tom C when Little Richard was singing about his mother on Peacock Records he had most likely little interest in Sister Sharpe Piano,boogie woogie would have been greater influence

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