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Goin' to a party in the county jail
Prison band was there and they began to wail
Kid is shakin' and began to sing
You should've heard them knocked out jailbirds sing

Let's rock, everybody, let's rock
Everybody in the whole cell block
Was dancin' to the jailhouse rock

Spider Murphy sittin' on a block of stone
Little Joey blowin' on a slide trombone
Come on, Silly Willy, don't you be no square
If you cannot find me, use a wooden chair

Everybody, let's rock
Everybody in the whole cell block
Was dancin' to the jailhouse rocking

Shifty Henry [Incomprehensible], "For heaven's sake
No one's lookin', now's our chance to make a break"
Bugsy turned to Shifty and he said, "Nix nix
Wanna stick around awhile and get my kicks"

Everybody, let's rock
Everybody in the whole cell block
Was dancin' to the jailhouse rock
Everybody in the whole cell block
Everybody in the whole cell block
Was dancin' to the jailhouse rock



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