Roll over Beethoven    (intro) (midi)

 

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1. I'm gonna write a little letter, gonna mail it to my local DJ.

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    it's a rockin' rhythm record I want my jockey to play.                  

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     Roll over Beethoven, I gotta hear it again today.

 

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2. You know, my temperature's risin' and the jukebox blows a fuse.

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    my heart's beatin' rhythm, and my soul keeps on singin' the blues.

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    Roll over Beethoven and tell Tchaikovsky the news.

 

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3. I got the rockin' pneumonia, I need a shot of rhythm and blues.

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    I caught the rollin' arthritis, sittin' down by the rhythm review.   

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    Roll over Beethoven, they're rockin' in two by two.

 

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    Well, if you feel you like it, go get your lover, then

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    reel and rock it, roll it over and move on up just   

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    a trifle further and reel and rock it, roll it over,

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    roll over Beethoven I dig this rhythm and blues.

 

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4. Well, early in the mornin' I'm a-givin' you a warnin' ,

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    don't you step on my blue suede shoes.

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    Hey diddle diddle, I am playin' my fiddle, ain't got nothin' to lose.

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    Roll over Beethoven and tell Tchaikovsky the news.

 

 

 

 

 

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5. You know she wiggles like a glow worm,   dance like a spinnin' top,

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    she got a crazy partner, you oughta see 'em reel and rock.

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    Long as she got a dime the music will never stop.

 

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    Roll over Beethoven, roll over Beethoven, 

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    roll over Beethoven, roll over Beethoven,

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    roll over Beethoven and dig these rhythm and blues.

 

(capo 1st)                   

 

    (Chuck Berry)