Elvis Presley – Jailhouse Rock Chords


Elvis Presley – Jailhouse Rock

[Intro]
D#  E   D#  E
 
[Verse]
D#  E
The warden threw a party in the county jail
D#  E
    Prison band was there and they began to wail
D#  E
    Band was jumpin' and the joint began to swing
D#  E
    Should've heard those knocked out jailbirds sing
 
[Chorus]
      A7
Let's rock!
                E
Everybody let's rock!
     B7                     A7
Everybody in the whole cell block
      E              A7        E
Was a-dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock!
 
[Verse]
D#  E
    Spider Murphy played the tenor saxophone
D#  E
    Little Joe was blowin' on the slide trombone
D#  E
    The drummer boy for Illinois went crash, boom, bang!
D#  E
    The whole rhythm section was the purple gang
 
[Chorus]
      A7
Let's rock!
                E
Everybody let's rock!
     B7                     A7
Everybody in the whole cell block
      E              A7        E
Was a-dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock! 
 
[Verse]
D#  E
    Number forty seven said to number three:
D#  E
    "You're the cutest jailbird I ever did see.
D#  E
  I sure would be delighted with your company
D#  E
    Come on and do the Jailhouse Rock with me."
 
[Chorus]
      A7
Let's rock!
                E
Everybody let's rock!
     B7                     A7
Everybody in the whole cell block
      E              A7        E
Was a-dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock! Rock Rock
 
[Instrumental]
A7   A7   E   E   B7   A7   E   E
 
[Verse]
D#  E
    The sad sack was a-sittin' on a block of stone
D#  E
    Way over in the corner weeping all alone
D#  E
    The warden said: "Hey, buddy, don't you be no square.
D#  E            N.C.
    If you can't find a partner use a wooden chair!"
 
[Chorus]
      A7
Let's rock!
                E
Everybody let's rock!
     B7                     A7
Everybody in the whole cell block
      E              A7        E
Was a-dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock!
 
[Verse]
D#  E
    Shifty Henry said to Bugs: "For Heaven's sakes,
D#  E
    No one's lookin'; now's our chance to make a break
D#  E
    Bugsy turned to Shifty and he said "Nix, nix;
D#  E
    I wanna stick around a while and get my kicks."
 
[Chorus]
      A7
Let's rock!
                E
Everybody let's rock!
     B7                     A7
Everybody in the whole cell block
      E              A7        E
Was a-dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock!
      E              A7        E
Was a-dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock!
      E              A7        E
Was a-dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock!
      E              A7        E
Was a-dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock!
      E              A7        E
Was a-dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock!
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