Jailhouse Rock
The Blues Brothers Lyrics


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 those 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.
Everybody in the whole cell block
Was dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock.

Number forty-seven said to number three:
"You're the cutest jailbird I ever did see.
I sure would be delighted with your company,
Come on and do the Jailhouse Rock with me."
Let's rock, everybody, let's rock.
Everybody in the whole cell block
Was dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock.

The sad sack was a sittin' on a block of stone
Way over in the corner weepin' all alone.
The warden said, "Hey, buddy, don't you be no square.
If you can't find a partner use a wooden chair."
Let's rock, everybody, let's rock.
Everybody in the whole cell block
Was dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock.

Shifty Henry said to Bugs, "For Heaven's sake,
No one's lookin', now's our chance to make a break."
Bugsy turned to Shifty and he said, "Nix nix,
I wanna stick around a while and get my kicks."
Let's rock, everybody, let's rock.
Everybody in the whole cell block
Was dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock.

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
Written by: Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller

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Dengeki Blue

0:07 Musical
0:18 The warden threw a party in the county jail
The prison band was there and they began to wail
The band was jumping and the joint began to swing
You should've heard those knocked out jailbirds sing

[Chorus]
Let's rock, everybody, let's rock
Everybody in the whole cell block
Was dancing to the Jailhouse Rock

[Verse 2]
0:39 Spider Murphy played the tenor saxophone
Little Joe was blowing on the slide trombone
The drummer boy from Illinois went crash, boom, bang
The whole rhythm section was the Purple Gang

[Chorus]
Let's rock, everybody, let's rock
Everybody in the whole cell block
Was dancing to the Jailhouse Rock

0:59 1:00

2:07 The sad sack was a sitting on a block of stone
Way over in the corner weeping all alone
2:12 The warden said, "Hey, buddy, don't you be no square
If you can't find a partner use a wooden chair"

[Chorus]
2:17 Let's rock, everybody, let's rock
2:22 Everybody in the whole cell block
Was dancing to the Jailhouse Rock



All comments from YouTube:

William Darkhölme

In Memory of John Belushi, Cab Calloway, John Candy, Carrie Fisher, Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Ray Charles, Kathleen Freeman, Charles Napier, Henry Gibson, and Donald Duck Dunn.

WashakadaSpirit

and Glenn and Manny Gitmo.life

Ronald Schild

At least Steve Lawrence is still around.

Stefano D’Auria

❤️ teach the angels to listen to good music

Fred Hay

@Jared Griffiths No way! Though is that because you watch it once a week ;)

Jared Griffiths

@Fred Hay Funny thing is I was actually watching The Blues Brothers when I notified that you replied to me.

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Valentin S.

This is the perfect ending for a perfect movie

brian Windgassen

@Adam B. Smith is going out for your proposal to give you an opportunity for your kind words and your help 🙏 ✨ 🙂 😌

Afan Kovacevic

True

Huseyin Sert

@Adam B. Smith süüüüpeeeerer

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