New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.

THERE'S A PARTY GOIN' ON
(J. Barry - D. Covay)
WANDA JACKSON (CAPITOL ST-1511, 1961)

Beefsteak Charly is a-throwing a feast
Right around the corner down the Road East
And there's a party goin' on
Ooh, there's a party goin' on
We're gonna swing it, shake it, make it
Shimmy till the break of dawn

Now everybody grab your Sunday best
Let's make it on down to Charly's nest
'Cause there's a party goin' on
Ooh, there's a party goin' on
We're gonna swing it, shake it, make it
Shimmy till the break of dawn
Well, you betcha yeah!

So grab your shoes and baby grab your mink
And leave those dishes on the kitchen sink
'Cause there's a party goin' on
Ooh, there's a party goin' on
We're gonna swing it, shake it, make it
Shimmy till the break of dawn
Yeah, yeah, yeah!

You don't need a rocket to take you into space
Just make it down to Charly's, he's a-saving you a place
'Cause there's a party goin' on
Ooh, there's a party goin' on
We're gonna swing it, shake it, make it
Shimmy till the break of dawn
We're gonna swing it, shake it, make it
Shimmy till the break of dawn



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/w/wanda_jackson/theres_a_party_goin_on.html

Correct | Report

Please input the reason why these lyrics are bad:

songmeanings

      Write about your feelings and thoughts

      Know what this song is about? Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable. Make sure you've read our simple tips.
      U
      Unregistered
      Min 50 words
      Not bad
      Good
      Awesome!
      Explain

      Write an explanation

      Your explanation
      Add image by pasting the URLBoldItalicLink
      10 words
      Good
      Cool
      Awesome!
      Explanation guidelines:
      • Describe what artist is trying to say in a certain line, whether it's personal feelings, strong statement or something else.
      • Provide song facts, names, places and other worthy info that may give readers a perfect insight on the song's meaning.
      • Add links, pictures and videos to make your explanation more appealing. Provide quotes to support the facts you mention.
      Before you get started, be sure to check out these explanations created by our users: good, very good, great.
      ×