Swing the mood    (video)

 

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1. C'mon, everybody ! CCC'mon, everybody !

 

    G - A - A7 - D

 

    G - C - G - D - D7 - G

 

    G - Am - D     - G - Am - D   - G - Am - D    - D7 - G

 

    G - C - G - D - D7 - G

 

     A

+  1-2, 1-2, 1-1-1 ...

 

     A

2. 1-2-3-o'clock, 4 o'clock rock,

     A

    5-6-7- o'clock, 8 o'clock rock,

    A

    9-10-11 o'clock, 12 o'clock rock,

                          E

    we're gonna rock around the clock tonight !

                      A

    Put your glad rags on, and join me, hun,

 

    we'll have some fun when the clock strikes one.

                           D

    We're gonna rock around the clock tonight,

                          A

    we're gonna rock rock rock, til' the broad daylight,

                          E                           D                          A

    we're gonna rock, gonna rock around the clock tonight !

 

               D

3. Rock-rock rock, rock everybody, roll roll roll, everybody,

      G                                         D

    rock rock, rock, everybody, roll roll, roll, everybody,

      A                                                                                    D

    rock, rock, rock, everybody, rocking to the groove with me !

 

                               E

+  Wham wham, wham, wham, bam, babaluma,

    wham wham, bam, babaluma !

    Whambam, babaluma, balan bam, bam,

    bam, (Wey) bam (wey) bam (wey-wey-wey-wey-wey)

    bam (Wey-wey-wey-wey-weyy) !

 

       C#

4. Wake up little Susie wake, up !

       C#

    Wake, up little Susie wake, up !

                F#              E           F#

    We've both been sound asleep,

              F#           E              F#

    wake up little Susie and weep,

               F#      E          F#     E               F#         E         F#

    The movie's over, it's 4 o'clock, and we're in trouble deep !

       F#                   G#      F#                  G#

    Wake up, little Susie, wake up, little Susie!

                         C#

    We gotta go home, wooh-wooh-wooh-wooh-wooh-wooh-wooh !

 

+  E - A - B7 - A - E (2x)

 

                                           C

5. You ain't nothing but a hound dog, crying all the time,

                                           F                                    C

    you ain't nothing but a hound dog, crying all the time !

                            G                                            F                          C

    Well, you ain't ever caught a rabbit and you ain't no friend of mine !

 

                                          E

6. Shake-shake-shake- shake, rattle, and roll,

 

    come on, shake, rattle and roll,

                   A

    I said, shake, rattle and roll,

                  E

    I said, shake, rattle and roll !

 

                     B

7. A-well-a bless my soul, what's wrong with me ?

          B

    I'm itching like a man on a fuzzy tree.

             B

    My friends say I'm acting wild as a bug,

               B

    I'm in love, I'm all shook up !

 

              E

8. The warden threw a party in the county jail,

             E

    the prison band was here and they began to wail.

             E

    The band was jumpin' and the joint began to swing,

               E

    you should've heard them knocked out jailbirds sing !

              A                                E

    Let's rock, everybody, let's rock,

               B7                                                A                                  E

    everybody in the whole cell block was dancin’ to the jailhouse rock !

 

+  G ~

 

     G                  Em                C                  D

9. Ah ah ah ah, ah ah ah ah, ah ah ah ah, ah ah ah !

                       G

    Now’s the hop hop, hop, hop, hop !

 

         E

+  Wham wham, wham, wham, bam, babaluma,

    wham wham, bam, babaluma,

    wham bam, babaluma, balan bam, bam, bam !

 

10. G - C - G - D - D7 - G

 

    G - Am - D     - G - Am - D   - G - Am - D    - D7 - G

 

    G - C - G - D - D7 - G  ….

 

(orig. = capo 1st)    (Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers)