R-O-C-K    (video)

 

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    R - O - C - K, R-O-C-K, rock !

 

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1. Making R from an eight, to the bar eighty-eight,

 

    O from the tone of the sax syncopated,

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    C from the key of a six-string guitar,

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    K from the kick of a rim shot, baby.

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    That's how they played it, that's how they made it, R-O-C-K, rock.

 

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2. I know my A's and my B's and my C's,

 

    P's and my Q's and my X, Y, Z's,

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    know how to lose, all the blue, blue, blues,

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    jump in a pair of my dancing shoes.

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    Take with my baby, rock with my baby, R-O-C-K, rock.

 

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+  Oh, Strauss discovered waltzes,

 

    a handy man found the blues,

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    and here they came along with their rocking song,

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    crazy, man, crazy, crazy news !

 

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3. R is all the rock, hear the band, it's a' moving,

 

    O more than that, it's a go-go grooving,

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    C what I mean, it's a hot top action,

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    K like a kiss, it's a cool attraction.

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    Who even get you, I'm gonna bet you, R-O-C-K, rock.

 

+  A - D - A - E - D - A

 

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+  R - O - C - K, R-O-C-K, rock !

 

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+  Oh, Strauss discovered waltzes,

 

    a handy man found the blues,

             B7

    and here they came along with their rocking song,

       E                           E7

    crazy, man, crazy, crazy news !

 

     A

4. R is all the rock, hear the band, it's a' moving,

 

    O more than that, it's a go-go grooving,

     D

    C what I mean, it's a hot top action,

    A

    K like a kiss, it's a cool attraction.

       E                           D                           A

    Who even get you, I'm gonna bet you, R-O-C-K, rock !

 

    (Bill Haley & His Comets)