Shake, rattle and roll    (video)    (midi)

 

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1. Well, get out of that bed, wash your face and hands,

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    get out of that bed, wash your face and hands !

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    Well, get in that kitchen, make some noise with the pots and pans.

 

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2. I believe to my soul you're the devil in nylon hose,

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    I believe to my soul you're the devil in nylon hose !

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    For the harder I work, the faster my money goes.

 

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Well, I said, shake, rattle and roll, I said shake, rattle and roll,

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I said, shake, rattle and roll, I said, shake, rattle and roll !

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Well, you won't do right to save your doggone soul.

 

+  instrumental = CHORUS

 

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3. I'm like the one-eyed cat peeping in a seafood store,

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    I'm like the one-eyed cat peeping in a seafood store.

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    Well, I can look at you, tell you ain't no child no more !

 

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4. I believe you’re doing me wrong and now I know,

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    I believe you’re doing me wrong and now I know,

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    cause the harder I work, the faster my money goes.

 

+  CHORUS      

 

+  instrumental = CHORUS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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5. I went over the hill, way down underneath,

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    I went over the hill, way down underneath.

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    You make me roll my eyes, and then you make me grit my teeth.

 

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Well, I said, shake, rattle and roll, I said shake, rattle and roll,

               A                                          E

I said, shake, rattle and roll, I said, shake, rattle and roll !

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Well, you won't do right to save your doggone soul.

 

 

(orig. = capo 2nd; midi no capo in C)    (Elvis Presley)