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All Around The World

(Blackwell, Millet)

All around the world, rock and roll is all they play.
All around the world, rock and roll is all they play.
You can hear those jukebox jumpin', all night and all through the day.
All the flat top cats with their rock and roll queens,
Just a rockin' and a rollin' in their red and blue jeans.
All around the world, rock and roll is here to stay,
You can hear those jukebox jumpin', all night and all through the day.
They never know time for romance, they only wanna dance,
People all holler when they hit the floor, go, cat, go!
All around the world, rock and roll is here to stay,
You can hear those jukebox jumpin', all night and all through the day.
Wow!
They do the bop, the Texas hop,
Shim, sham, shimmy, and they never, never stop,
All around the world, rock and roll is here to stay,
You can hear those jukebox jumpin', all night and all through the day.
Never know time for romance, they only wanna dance,
People all holler when they hit the floor, go, cat, go!
All around the world, rock and roll is here to stay,
You can hear those jukebox jumpin', all night and all through the day.

Annie Is Back

(John Anderson)

Well it's Friday evening about a half past five,
Wait a minute here I can't believe my eyes,
I looked up yonder by the railroad track,
There goes Annie in a brand new Cadillac,
Annie is back, back, back,
In a brand new Cadillac,
Annie is back, back, back,
In a brand new Cadillac,
Now she's lookin' good,
Now she'll know how to act.
She says Flat Foot Henry was my sturdy dad,
But he put me down when things went bad,
But now I'm back and I must be keen,
I'm dressed up now and no dirty dirty jean,
Annie is back, back, back, ...
Well she went to get a soda turned everybodys eyes,
Says Flat Foot Fannie, she's been tellin' lies,
She says I'm back and I'll make them true,
If you don't watch out, I'm gonna take Henry, too,
Annie is back, back, back, ...
Now I'm lookin' good,
Now she'll know how to act.

Bama Lama Bama Loo

(Richard Penniman)

Bama lama bama loo
Got a girl named Lucinder, we call her the great pretender,
Got a girl named Lucinder, we call her the great pretender,
And when she talks, she says bama lama loo.
Bama lama, bama loo, bama lama, bama loo,
Bama lama, bama loo, bama lama, bama loo,
Now I dig her style, she's like a drive me wild with
Bama lama, bama loo.
I asked my baby for kiss, she shook her head like this,
I asked my little girl for kiss, she shook her head around like this,
She said woooo-oh, yeah.
Bama lama, bama loo, ...
Now I dig that style, its drivin' me wild with
Bama lama, bama loo.
I asked my baby for kiss, ...
Bama lama, bama loo, ...
Now I dig that style, now I'm drivin' her wild with
Bama lama, bama loo.

Boo Hoo Hoo Hoo

(Richard Penniman)

Boo a-hoo a-hoo a-hoo, I cried over you,
I love you so, I'll never let you go.
Oh baby, baby, please, set my poor heart at ease,
I love you so, I'll never let you go.

Freedom Blues

(Richard Penniman, Esqrita)

La-la-ladada-da-da,
La-la-ladada-da,
La-la-ladada-da-da.
I hope that I should live to see,
When every man should know he's free,
Present sufferings from the past,
Make our hearts bitter sad,
I got my duty rock and roll,
Everybody, everybody, everybody's gotta be free, y'all.
La-la-ladada-da-da, ...
Let's get rid of that old man hate,
And bring my fellow man up to date,
It may seem very hard to do,
Just open your mind, let love come through,
You hear me callin', hear my plea,
Everybody, everybody, everybody's gotta be free, oh yes.
La-la-ladada-da-da, ...
We did our thing and we paid our dues,
Let's get rid of these freedom blues,
It may seem very hard to do,
Just open your mind, let love come through,
I got my duty rock and roll,
Now everybody, everybody, everybody's gotta be free, y'all.
La-la-ladada-da...

Good Golly Miss Molly

(Robert Blackwell, John Marascalco)

Good golly miss Molly, sure like to ball,
Good golly miss Molly, sure like to ball,
When you're rockin' and a rollin', can't hear your mama call.
From the early early mornin' to the early early night,
When I caught miss Molly rockin' at the house of blue light,
Good golly miss Molly, sure like to ball,
When you're rockin' and a rollin', can't hear your mama call.
Mama, papa told me 'Son, you better watch yourself',
If they knew about miss Molly, have to watch my pa myself,
Good golly miss Molly, sure like to ball,
When you're rockin' and a rollin', can't hear your mama call.
Goin' to the corner gonna buy a diamond ring,
When she hugged me and kissed me, made me ting-a-ling-a-ling,
Good golly miss Molly, sure like to ball,
When you're rockin' and a rollin', can't hear your mama call.

Heeby-Jeebies

(M. Jackson, J. Marascalco)

Bad luck baby put the jinx on me,
I got the heeby-jeebies and I can't get well,
I got the heeby-jeebies and it's you I gotta tell,
If I can't find my baby, then you know darn well,
I'm gonna ring your door till I break your bell.
You gotta jump back, jump back, heeby-jeebies,
Gotta get back, get back, heeby-jeebies,
Gotta jump back, jump back, heeby-jeebies,
Gotta get back, get back, heeby-jeebies,
Gotta jump back, jump back, heeby-jeebies,
Got my bad luck baby put the jinx on me.
I got the heeby-jeebies 'cause I love you so,
I got the heeby-jeebies why do you have to go,
If you don't want me, darling, just let me know,
Then I won't be a fool over you no more,
You gotta jump back,...
I got the heeby-jeebies and I feel so sad,
I got heeby-jeebies why you make me mad,
If you open the door and let me in,
Then I won't say you put the jinx on me again,
You gotta jump back,...

Hey-Hey-Hey-Hey (Going Back To Birmingham)

(Richard Penniman)

Going back to Birmingham, way down in Alabam',
Going back to Birmingham, way down in Alabam', oh yes,
To see my old aunt Mary and my good old uncle Sam.
Hey-hey-hey-hey, hey baby,
Hey child, hey now,
Yes, tell me, baby, what's gettin' wrong with you?
Auuu!
Hey-hey-hey-hey, hey baby,
Hey child, he-he-he-he-he-hey now,
Yes, tell me, baby, what's gettin' wrong with you?
Well, bye, bye-bye, baby, bye,
Ooh, so long, bye-bye, baby, I'm gone,
Well, bye, bye-bye, baby, bye.
Well, I'm hollerin' and screamin', baby, please come home,
Yes, I'm hollerin' and screamin', don't leave me all alone,
Well, I'm hollerin' I'm a screamin', baby, please come home.

I'm Just A Lonely Guy

(D. Labostrie)

I'm all alone, alone in this world,
I'm all alone, and I lost my only girl,
I'm all alone.
Yes, I need someone to love,
I'm all alone, alone in this world,
Once I had a lover, greatest in this town,
But bad luck's struck me,
She up and put me down,
I'm just a lonely, a lonely, lonely guy,
A lonely guy, in this town,
Oh yes, a lonely guy in this town.
If my baby, can't be found,
I'm going to the river,
Jump overboard and drown,
I'm just a lonely, a lonely, lonely guy,
I feel so low down,
Ooh oh, I feel so low down.
If my baby, can't be found,
Yes, I'm going to the river,
Jump overboard and drown,
I'm just a lonely, a lonely, lonely guy,
And I feel so low down,
Oh oh yes, so low down.

Keep A Knockin'

(Richard Penniman)

Keep a knockin' but you can't come in,
Keep a knockin' but you can't come in,
Keep a knockin' but you can't come in,
Come back tomorrow night and try it again.
You said you love me and you can't come in,
You said you love me and you can't come in,
You said you love me and you can't come in,
Come back tomorrow night and try it again.

Long Tall Sally

(Enotris Johnson, Richard Penniman, Robert Blackwell)

Gonna tell aunt Mary, 'bout uncle John,
He claim he has the misery but he's havin' a lot of fun,
Oh baby, yes baby, woo baby, havin' me some fun tonight.
Well, long tall Sally, she's built for speed,
She's got everything that uncle John need,
Oh baby, yes baby, woo baby, havin' me some fun tonight.
Well, I saw uncle John with bald headed Sally,
He saw aunt Mary coming and he ducked back in the alley,
Oh baby, yes baby, woo baby, havin' me some fun tonight.
We're gonna have some fun tonight,
We're gonna have some fun tonight,
Woo, have some fun tonight,
Everything's all right,
Have some fun, have me some fun tonight!

Lucille

(Albert Collins, Richard Penniman)

Lucille, you won't do your sisters will,
Lucille, you won't do your sisters will,
You ran off and married, but I love you still.
Lucille, please come back where you belong,
Lucille, please come back where you belong,
I've been good to you baby, please don't leave me alone.
I woke up this mornin', Lucille was not in sight,
I asked my friends about her but all their lips was tight,
Lucille, please come back where you belong,
I've been good to you baby, please don't leave me alone.
Lucille, baby, satisfy my heart,
Lucille, baby, satisfy my heart,
I played fine with you baby, and gave you such a wonderful start.

Jenny Jenny

(Enotris Johnson, Richard Penniman)

Jenny Jenny Jenny, won't you come along with me,
Jenny Jenny, ooh, Jenny Jenny,
Jenny Jenny Jenny, won't you come along with me,
Jenny Jenny, ooh, Jenny Jenny,
You know that I love, we could live so happily,
Jenny Jenny, ooh, Jenny Jenny.
Spinnin' spinnin' spinnin', spinnin' like a spinnin' top,
Spinnin' spinnin', ooh, spinnin' spinnin',
Spinnin' spinnin' spinnin', spinnin' like a spinnin' top,
Spinnin' spinnin', ooh, spinnin' spinnin',
Crazy little partner, you ought to see us reel and rock,
Jenny Jenny, ooh, Jenny Jenny.
Jenny Jenny Jenny, you know that you're my girl,
Jenny Jenny, ooh, Jenny Jenny,
Jenny Jenny Jenny, you know that you're my girl,
Jenny Jenny, ooh, Jenny Jenny,
You know that I'll need, I'll buy you diamond rings and pearl,
Jenny Jenny, ooh, Jenny Jenny.

Miss Ann

(Enotris Johnson, Richard Penniman)

Oh, oh, oh, miss Ann, you're doin' something no-one can,
Yeah, yeah, yeah, miss Ann, you're doin' something no-one can,
Because believin' and deceivin', it's drivin' me to grievin' now.
I wanna hear, hear, hear miss Ann, I wanna hear her call my name,
I wanna hear, hear, hear miss Ann, I wanna hear her call my name,
Because she keep callin' loud, but she calls it so sweet and so plain.
Well, I told miss Ann once, and I told miss Ann twice,
Yes, I told miss Ann once, and I told miss Ann twice,
Boys, when I'm with miss Ann, I'm livin' in paradise.
If she thinks I'm gonna let her be free, how wrong can miss Ann be,
If she thinks I'm gonna let her be free, how wrong can miss Ann be,
I'm in love with miss Ann, and that's the way it's gonna be.

Oh Why

(W. Scott)

Dreamed I was arrested,
Charged with a crime,
Forgot to plead innocent,
'Cause darling, you're not mine.
Oh why?
Why should it happen to me?
Well, I'm cryin' have mercy,
Have mercy on me.
The policeman said maybe,
The judge he can agree,
The jury keep on guessin',
But the DA says it's me.
Oh why?...
The lawyer said plead guilty,
And try to cop a plea,
But why should I plead guilty,
When you don't belongs to me?
Oh why?...
The policeman said maybe,
The judge he can agree,
The jury keep on guessing,
But the DA says it's me.
Oh why?...

Ooh! My Soul

(Richard Penniman)

Baby baby baby baby baby,
Don't you know my love is true,
Honey honey honey honey honey,
Get up off of that money,
Love love love love love,
Ooh! my soul.
Baby baby baby baby baby,
Don't you know my love is true,
Honey honey honey honey honey,
Get up off of that money,
Kiss kiss kiss kiss kiss,
Ooh! my soul.
Baby baby baby baby baby,
Don't you know my love for you,
Honey honey honey honey honey,
Get up off of that money,
Love love love love love,
Ooh! my soul.
Gimmie gimmie gimmie gimmie gimmie,
Gimmie all the love you got,
Gimmie gimmie gimmie gimmie gimmie,
You got the best of lovin' now,
Love love love love love,
Ooh! my soul.

Rip It Up

(Robert Blackwell, John Marascalco)

Well, it's Saturday night and I just got paid,
Fool about my money, don't try to save,
My heart says go go, have a time,
Saturday night and I'm feelin' fine,
I'm gonna rock it up, I'm gonna rip it up,
I'm gonna shake it up, gonna ball it up,
I'm gonna rock it up, and ball tonight.
Got me a date and I won't be late,
Picked her up in my 88,
Shag on down by the union hall,
When the joint starts jumpin' I'll have a ball,
I'm gonna rock it up, ...
'Long about ten I'll be flying high,
Walk on out unto the sky,
But I don't care if I spend my dough,
'Cause tonight I'm gonna be one happy soul,
I'm gonna rock it up, ...

Ready Teddy

(John Marascalco, Robert Blackwell)

Ready, set, go man go,
I got a girl that I love so,
I'm ready, ready, ready teddy,
I'm ready, ready, ready teddy,
I'm ready, ready, ready teddy,
I'm ready, ready, ready to a rock'n'roll.
Going to the corner, pick up my sweetie pie,
She's my rock'n'roll baby, she's the apple of my eye,
I'm ready, ...
All the flat top cats and the dungaree dolls,
Are headed for the gym to the sock hop ball,
The joint is really jumpin', the cats are going wild,
The music really sends me, I dig that crazy style,
I'm ready, ...
Gonna kick off my shoes, roll up my faded jeans,
Grab my rock'n'roll baby, pour on the steam,
I shuffle to the left, I shuffle to the right,
Gonna rock'n'roll to the early, early night,
I'm ready, ...

Rockin' Rockin' Boogie

(Richard Penniman, Seabrun Hunter)

I was home alone so I took a chance,
I tried to come back with a brand new dance,
Rockin' rockin' rockin' boogie, a boogie woogie boogie woogie,
Rockin' rockin' rockin' boogie, rockin' all night long!
Now I got so excited I started to run,
I said mama, mama, mama, look what I have done,
Rockin' rockin' rockin' boogie, a boogie woogie boogie woogie,
Rockin' rockin' rockin' boogie, rockin' all night long!
Now mama said now son what you to trying to do,
It's the same oh, same oh, what we used to do,
Rockin' rockin' rockin' boogie, a boogie woogie boogie woogie,
Rockin' rockin' rockin' boogie, rockin' all night long!
Rockin' rockin' rockin' boogie, oh Lord, a boogie woogie boogie, ooh,
Rockin' rockin' boogie, a boogie woogie boogie,
Rockin' rockin' boogie, a boogie woogie boogie woogie, au, au, auu...
Now I’ve heard of the Charleston, the Boogaloo,
The rockin' boogie is the thing for you to do,
Rockin' rockin' rockin' boogie, a boogie woogie boogie woogie,
Rockin' rockin' rockin' boogie, rockin' all night long!
Rockin' rockin' rockin' boogie, a boogie woogie boogie, ooh,
Rockin' rockin' boogie, a boogie woogie boogie,
Rockin' rockin' boogie, boogie all night long, ooh.
Rockin' rockin' boogie, rockin' rockin' rockin' boogie,
Yeah, everybody boogie, a boogie boogie woogie,
Rockin' rockin' rockin' boogie, rockin' all night long!
Do the thing that your mama used to do,
A do the dance that your daddy do,
It’s called the same oh same oh,
Everybody outta know know know,
Rockin' rockin' rockin' boogie, rockin' all night long!
Rockin' rockin' boogie, ...
Rockin' rockin' boogie, ...
etc.

Send Me Some Lovin'

(Leo Price, John Marascalco)

Send me some lovin', oh send it I pray,
How can I love you, when you're far away?
Send me your picture, send it my dear,
So I can hold it, pretend you are here.
Can you send me your kisses? I still feel their touch,
I need you so badly, I miss you so much.
My days are so lonely, my nights are so blue,
I'm here and I'm lonely, I'm waitin' for you.

She's Got It

(Penniman, Marascalco)

There's a sweet little girl that lives down the street,
Some people think she's square but I think she's sweet,
You can see her every day, strollin' up and down the way,
Looking so pretty and this is what I say,
She's got it, ooh baby, she's got it,
Oooh, baby, she's got it, I can't do without her!
Big blue eyes, long black hair,
Dimpled cheeks and she's no square,
She's got it,...
Ruby lips, shapely hips,
When she walks down the street all the cats flip,
She's got it,...
Loves to sing, hot rod queen,
She's real gone in everything,
She's got it,...
When the music's hot, loves to bop,
She'll dance till the juke box pop,
She's got it,...
Ye-eah, she's got it, oh-ho, she's got it,
Oo-oo-ooh, she's got it, ye-ee-eah, she's got it,
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh, ye-eah-he-he-hey.

Slippin' and a slidin'

(Penniman, Bocage, Collins, Smith)

Slippin' and a slidin', peepin' and a hidin', been told long time ago,
Slippin' and a slidin', peepin' and a hidin', been told long time ago,
I been told, baby, you been bold, I won't be your fool no more.
Oh, big conniver, nothing but a jiver, done got hip to your jive,
Oh, big conniver, nothing but a jiver, done got hip to your jive,
Slippin' and a slidin', peepin' and a hidin', won't be your fool no more.
Oh Malinda, she's a solid sender, you know you better surrender,
Oh Malinda, she's a solid sender, you know you better surrender,
Slippin' and a slidin', peepin' and a hidin', won't be your fool no more.

The Girl Can't Help It

(B. Troup)

She can't help it, the girl can't help it,
She can't help it, the girl can't help it,
If she walks by, the men folks get engrossed,
She can't help it, the girl can't help it,
If she winks an eye, the bread slice turn to toast,
She can't help it, the girl can't help it,
If she got a lot, of what they call the most,
She can't help it, the girl can't help it,
The girl can't help it, she was born to please,
She can't help it, the girl can't help it,
And if she's got, a figure made to squeeze,
She can't help it, the girl can't help it,
Won't you kindly be aware, the girl can't help it,
The girl can't help it,
If she mesmerizes, every mother's son,
She can't help it, the girl can't help it,
If she's smiling, beefsteak become well done,
She can't help it, the girl can't help it,
She makes grand pa feel like twenty one,
She can't help it, the girl can't help it,
The girl can't help it, she was born to please,
She can't help it, the girl can't help it,
And if I go to her, on bended knees,
She can't help it, the girl can't help it,
Won't you kindly be aware, that I can't help it,
I can't help it,
Because I'm hoping, obviously,
That some day, the answer would be,
The girl can't help it, she's in love with me,
She can't help it, the girl can't help it.

True Fine Mama

(Richard Penniman)

Oh, true fine mama, she's really on the ball,
Yes, true fine mama, she's really on the ball,
She hears my every plea, comes to my beckon call.
Oh, come back baby, don't leave me here,
Woo, come back baby, don't leave me here,
You know that I love you, don't dissappear.
Yes, true fine mama, don't go away,
Yes, true fine mama, don't go away,
You know that I love you, every night and day.
Well, singin'
Honey, honey, honey, honey, honey,
Honey, honey, honey, honey, honey,
Honey, honey, honey, honey,
Honey, honey, honey, honey,
Honey, honey, honey, honey,
Honey, honey, honey.

Tutti Frutti

(Richard Penniman, Dorothy La Bostrie, Joe Lubin)

Wop bop a loo bop a lop bam boom!
Tutti frutti, oh rutti,
Tutti frutti, oh rutti,
Tutti frutti, oh rutti,
Tutti frutti, oh rutti,
Tutti frutti, oh rutti,
Wop bop a loo bop a lop bam boom!
I got a gal, named Sue, she knows just what to do,
I got a gal, named Sue, she knows just what to do,
She rocks to the East, she rocks to the West,
She is the gal that I love best,
Tutti frutti, ...
I got a gal, named Daisy, she almost drives me crazy,
Got a gal, named Daisy, she almost drives me crazy,
She knows how to love me, yes indeed,
Boy you don't know what she's doin' to me,
Tutti frutti, ...