Elvis Presley – Jailhouse Rock Ukulele Chords


Try other keys for easier chords.

 

Voice Range: A#F# (9 half tones) – how to use this

 

DThe D#warden threw a party in the county jail.
DThe D#prison band was there and they began to wail.
DThe D#band was jumpin’ and the joint began to swing.
DYou D#should’ve heard those knocked out jailbirds sing.

 

Let’s G#7rock
Everybody, let’s D#rock.
EveryA#7body in the whole cell bG#7lock
Was D#dancin’ to the Jailhouse Rock.

 

DSpideD#r Murphy played the tenor saxophone,
DLittlD#e Joe was blowin’ on the slide trombone.
DThe D#drummer boy from Illinois went crash, boom, bang,
DThe D#whole rhythm section was the Purple Gang.

 

Let’s G#7rock
Everybody, let’s D#rock.
EveryA#7body in the whole cell bG#7lock
Was D#dancin’ to the Jailhouse Rock.

 

DNumbD#er forty-seven said to number three:
D“You’rD#e the cutest jailbird I ever did see.
DI surD#e would be delighted with your company,
DComeD# on and do the Jailhouse Rock with me.”

 

Let’s G#7rock
Everybody, let’s D#rock.
EveryA#7body in the whole cell bG#7lock
Was D#dancin’ to the Jailhouse Rock.

 

DThe D#sad sack was a sittin’ on a block of stone
DWay D#over in the corner weepin’ all alone.
DThe D#warden said, “Hey, buddy, don’t you be no square.
DIf yoD#u can’t find a partner use a wooden chair.”

 

Let’s G#7rock
Everybody, let’s D#rock.
EveryA#7body in the whole cell bG#7lock
Was D#dancin’ to the Jailhouse Rock.

 

DShifD#ty Henry said to Bugs, “For Heaven’s sake,
DNo oD#ne’s lookin’, now’s our chance to make a break.”
DBugsD#y turned to Shifty and he said, “Nix nix,
DI wanD#na stick around a while and get my kicks.”

 

Let’s G#7rock
Everybody, let’s D#rock.
EveryA#7body in the whole cell bG#7lock
Was D#dancin’ to the Jailhouse Rock.
D     D#Dancin’ to the Jailhouse Rock
D     D#Dancin’ to the Jailhouse Rock
D     D#Dancin’ to the Jailhouse Rock
D     D#Dancin’ to the Jailhouse Rock
D     D#Dancin’ to the Jailhouse Rock…