Rock and Roll Music
The Beach Boys Lyrics


Any old way you choose it
It's got a back beat

You can't lose it

Any old time you use it
It's gotta be
Rock and roll music

If you wanna dance with me
If you wanna dance with me.
I've got no kick against modern jazz

Unless they try to play it too darn fast.
And change the beauty of the melody
Until they sound just like a symphony

That's why I go for that
Rock and roll music
I took my loved one over 'cross the tracks

So she can hear man awail a sax
I must admit they have a rockin' band
Man
They were goin' like a hurrican'
That's why I go for that
Rock and roll music
'Way down south they grave a jubilee

The jokey folks they had a jamboree

They're drinkin' homebrew from a water cup
The folks dancin' got all shook up
And started playin' that
Rock and roll music
Don't care to hear 'em play a tango

I'm in the mood to hear a mambo

It's 'way too early for a congo

So keep a-rockin' that piano

So I can hear some of that
Rock and roll music

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Written by: Chuck Berry

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Priyadarshini Modak

Just let me hear some of that rock and roll music
Any old way you choose it
It's got a backbeat you can't lose it
Any old time you use it
It's gotta be rock and roll music
If you wanna dance with me
If you wanna dance with me

I have no kicks against modern jazz
Unless they try to play it too darned fast
And change the beauty of the melody
Until it sounds just like a symphony

That's why I go for that rock and roll music
Any old way you choose it
It's got a backbeat you can't lose it
Any old time you use it
It's gotta be rock and roll music
If you wanna dance with me
If you wanna dance with me

I took my loved one over 'cross the tracks
So she could hear my man a-wailin' sax
I must admit they have a rockin' band
Man they was blowing like a hurricane

That's why I go for that rock and roll music
Any old way you choose it
It's got a backbeat you can't lose it
Any old time you use it
It's gotta be rock and roll music
If you wanna dance with me
If you wanna dance with me

Way down south they gave a jubilee
I tell you folks they had a jamboree
And drinking beer from a wooden cup
The folks a-dancin' got all shook up

They started playing that rock and roll music
Any old way you choose it
It's got a backbeat you can't lose it
Any old way you use it
It's gotta be rock and roll music
If you wanna dance with me
If you wanna dance with me

Say if you wanna dance with me
If you wanna dance with me
If you wanna dance with me
It's gotta be some of that
If you wanna dance with me



TnseWlms

It's got a back beat, you can't lose it,
So how can you refuse it?
It's got a back beat, you can't lose it,
In the middle of Massachusetts.
It's got a back beat, you can't lose it,
So please try not to abuse it.
It's gotta be rock and roll music
If you wanna dance with me.
IIIIIIf you wanna dance with me.



Topazthecat

+General Snuggles I never liked The Beach Boys that much,I don't dislike them either though.But really,all of their 1960's hit songs were non-rocking beach surfing hits,and the early Beatles hit songs like I Want To Hold Your Hand,She Loves You,I Saw Her Standing There from early 1963,Can't Buy Me Love,You Can't Do That from early 1964, and I Feel Fine,She's A Woman from late 1964,I'm Down from 1965 etc,are much harder rocking than anything out at the time especially the 1963 and early 1964 songs,including those Beach Boys beach surfing hits.I never heard the Pet Sounds album,but everyone who did describes it as a pop,not rock album.




And see what poster Ed Sulivan says in the comments here about how obviously better The Beatles version of the rock n roll song, I Wanna Be Your Man they wrote and gave to The Rolling Stones,which was one of their first hits,was much better,and what he says about how this comparison becomes doubly true between The Beach Boys version of the cover Rock & Roll Music and what is presented on The Beatles For Sale album,and he rightfully said that The Beatles are obviously in a class by themselves.


http://www.popmatters.com/feature/115747-re-meet-the-beatles-the-records-day-one-1963-1964/



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JS Initials

Chuck Berry died today. 90 years old. Lived a good long life. Rock on, Chuck!

The other Tony Dutch

Yeah, pretty good life for a guy who had cameras installed toilets.

RaananVolesPianist

I'd say Chuck Berry first, the Beatles second, and the Beach Boys (this version) third, although this version is pretty good! Bear in mind that by the time this song was recorded, the Beach Boys were on the decline and were no longer charting new musical territory they way they were when they did "Heroes and Villains" and "Good Vibrations."

Miguel Campos

Chuck berry version sucks

Victor Graulau

But this song did chart well in 1976

Jude Starkey McCartney

i like the beatles version better too, but this version still rocks too! and of course, berry beats all :D

Neal Marshall

Love how Brian saves the bass groove for the verse. Gives the song more Beach Boy Vibe!

Dave Wollenberg

The Boys hit #5 in Billboard, 8-14-76. God bless ya, for postin' it. Thanx! RIP, Dennis and Carl Wilson.

Ethan Hohn

I personally like the Beatles version myself.

Scruz051

I respect that but beach boys sounds nicer to me and slower!

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