Rock 'N' Roll Music

Words & Music:

Chuck Berry



Just let me hear some of that...




Rock and roll music any old way you choose it.

           G                            D

It's got a backbeat, you can't lose it, any old time you use it.

     A7                            D              A7         D

It's gotta be rock and roll music, if you want to dance with me.

D              A7         D

If you want to dance with me.


                        A7                                     D

I have no kicks against modern jazz unless they try to play it too darn fast.

                             G                                  A7

And change the beauty of the melody until it sounds just like a symphony.


That's why I go for that...




I took my loved one over 'cross the tracks.

So, she could hear my man a-wailing sax.

I must admit they have a rocking band.  Man, they was blowing like a hurricane!

That's why I go for that...




Way down south they gave a jubilee.  I tell you folks, they had a Jamboree.

And drinking beer from a wooden cup.  The folks who dancing got all shook up.

They started playing that...




Don't care to hear them play a Tango.  I'm in no mood to take a Mambo.

It's way too early for the Congo.  So, keep on rocking that piano!

That's why I go for that...




If you want to dance with me.  If you want to dance with me.


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