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Gene Vincent & The Blue Caps

SOME of GENE'S LYRICS

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A STORY ABOUT LYRICS

BABY BLUE
BE BOP A LULA
BLUEJEAN BOP
BOP STREET
CAT MAN
CRUISIN'
DANCE IN THE STREET
DANCE TO THE BOP
DOUBLE TALKIN' BABY
GIT IT
GONNA BACK UP BABY
FIVE DAYS, FIVE DAYS
FIVE FEET OF LOVIN' '56
FLEA BRAIN
HIGH ON LIFE
HOLD ME, HUG ME, ROCK ME
HOW I LOVE THEM OLD SONGS
I GOT A BABY
I SURE MISS YOU
IMPORTANT WORDS
IN MY DREAMS
JUMPS, GIGGLES AND SHOUTS
LOTTA LOVIN'
MY HEART
NORTH CAROLINA LINE
RACE WITH THE DEVIL
RIGHT NOW
ROCKY ROAD BLUES
SAY MAMA
SHE SHE LITTLE SHEILA
THE DAY THE WORLD TURNED BLUE
THE NIGHT IS SO LONELY
WALKIN' HOME FROM SCHOOL
WHO SLAPPED JOHN?
WILD CAT
WEAR MY RING
WOMAN LOVE
YES I LOVE YOU BABY
YOU TOLD A FIB



  • BE BOP A LULA, Screams by Dickie Harrell

    Well Be Bop A Lula she's my baby
    Be Bop A Lula I don't mean maybe
    Be Bop A Lula she's my baby
    Be Bop A Lula I don't mean maybe
    Be Bop A Lula she's my baby doll, my baby doll, my baby doll.

    Well, she's the gal in the red blue jeans
    She's the queen of all the teens
    She's the woman that I know
    She's the woman that (scream) loves me so.
    Be Bop A Lula she's my baby
    Be Bop A Lula I don't mean maybe
    Be Bop A Lula she's my baby doll, my baby doll, my baby doll.
    (Let's rock)

    Well, now she's the woman that's got that beat
    She's the woman with the flyin' feet
    She's the woman that walks around the store
    She's the woman that yells (scream) more, more, more, more.
    Be Bop A Lula she's my baby
    Be Bop A Lula I donŐt mean maybe
    Be Bop A Lula she's my baby doll, my baby doll, my baby doll.
    (Let's rock again, now)

    Well Be Bop A Lula she's my baby
    Be Bop A Lula I don't mean maybe
    Be Bop A Lula she's my baby
    Be Bop A Lula I don't mean maybe
    Be Bop A Lula she's my baby doll, my baby doll, my baby doll.



  • RACE WITH THE DEVIL

    Well I've led an evil life, so they say
    But I'll out run the devil on judgement day, I said
    Move, hot-rod, move man!
    Move, hot-rod, move man!
    Move hot-rod, move me on down the the line, oh yeah!

    Well me and the devil, at a stop light
    He started rollin', I was out of sight, I said
    Move, hot-rod, move man!
    Move, hot-rod, move man!
    Move hot-rod, move me on down the the line, oh yeah!

    Well, goin' pretty fast, looked behind
    A-hear come the the devil doin' ninety-nine, I said
    Move, hot-rod, move man!
    Move, hot-rod, move man!
    Move hot-rod, move me on down the the line, oh yeah! (Let's drag now)

    Well thought I was smart, the race was won
    A-hear come the devil doin' a-hundred and one
    Move, hot-rod, move man!
    Move, hot-rod, move man!
    Move hot-rod, move me on down the the line (Let's drag again)

    Well, goin' pretty fast, looked behind
    A-hear come the the devil doin' ninety-nine, I said
    Move, hot-rod, move man!
    Move, hot-rod, move man!
    Move hot-rod, move me on down the the line, oh yeah!

    Well I've led an evil life, so they say
    But I'll hide from the devil on judgement day, I said
    Move, hot-rod, move man!
    Move, hot-rod, move man!
    Move hot-rod, move me on down the the line.



  • WOMAN LOVE

    Woman Love, hey hey hey, woman love, hey hey
    Woman Love, hey hey hey, woman love, hey hey

    Well I went to my good doctor not so long ago
    A-walkin' in a circle and moanin' low
    He looked at me and said, Good Lord above, son,
    You need a vaccination of a-woman love.

    Well I'm lookin' for a woman with a one track mind
    A huggin' and a kissin' and a smoochin' all the time
    I'd build her a castle to the moon up above
    I sure am a needin' me some woman love. (Let's rock)

    We'll I'm lookin' for a lovin' gal that needs a lot of care
    Not worried about her figure or the color of her hair
    The doctor really scared me when he said, Good Lord above,
    You sure am a-needin' you some woman love.

    Well I'm tired of walkin' circles, tired of moanin' low
    I want my baby with me everywhere I go
    I want my lovin' baby to call him turtle dove
    I sure am a-needin' me some woman love (Let's rock again)

    Well I'm tired of walkin' circles, tired of moanin' low
    I want my baby with me everywhere I go
    I want my lovin' baby to call him turtle dove
    I sure am a-needin' me some woman love.

    Woman Love, hey hey hey, woman love, hey hey
    Woman Love, hey hey hey, woman love, hey hey
    Woman Love, hey hey hey, woman love, hey hey



  • BLUEJEAN BOP

    Bluejean baby, with your big blue eyes
    Don't want you looking at other guys
    Got to make you give me, one more chance
    I can't keep still, so baby let's dance

    Well the bluejean bop is the bop for me
    It's the bop that's done in a dungaree
    You flip your hip, free your knee
    Squeel on your heel baby, one to three
    Well the bluejean bop, bluejean bop
    Oh baby, bluejean bop, bluejean bop
    Oh baby, bluejean bop, baby won't you bop with Gene. (Bop Blue Caps, Bop)

    Well bluejean baby when I bop with you
    Well my heart starts hoppin' like a kangaroo
    My feet do things they never done before
    Well bluejean baby, give me more more more
    Well the bluejean bop, bluejean bop
    Oh baby, bluejean bop, bluejean bop
    Oh baby, bluejean bop, baby won't you bop with Gene. (Rock again Blue Caps, Go)

    Well the bluejean bop, bluejean bop
    Oh baby, bluejean bop, bluejean bop
    Oh baby, bluejean bop, baby won't you bop with Gene.
    (Blue Caps, bop with Gene, Let's go)

    Well the bluejean bop, bluejean bop
    Oh baby, bluejean bop, bluejean bop
    Oh baby, bluejean bop, baby won't you bop with Gene.



  • IMPORTANT WORDS

    Important words
    That mean a lot
    They say, say
    I love you.

    Important words
    That's all I've got
    They say, say
    I love you.

    The days, the nights, the hours
    We spent makin' plans
    Have made both of us feel the same
    Since we first held hands...

    Important words
    They say I love you
    They say, say
    I do

    (Important words)
    That say I love you
    They say, say
    I do



  • WEAR MY RING

    (Won't you) Wear my ring on your finger
    Wear my love within your heart
    And say you'll always be
    As much in love with me as at the start.

    (Won't you) Wear my ring on your finger
    And make this solemn vow
    That you'll will always be
    As much in love with me as you are now.

    And when we're old and we're grey
    We'll still have this day
    To Remember, when December comes in May

    (Won't you) Wear my ring on your finger
    Provin' that love is ours to share
    You're mine till evermore
    Just like this ring of gold you now wear.

    And when we're old and we're grey
    We'll still have this day
    To Remember, when December comes in May

    (Won't you) Wear my ring on your finger
    Provin' that love is ours to share
    You're mine till evermore
    Just like this ring of gold you now wear.



  • LOTTA LOVIN'

    Well I wanna-wanna lotta-lotta lovin'
    Well I wanna-wanna lotta-lotta huggin'
    So baby can't you see that you were meant for me
    I want your lovin', yes-a-ree.

    Well I wanna-wanna lotta-lotta huggin'
    Well I wanna-wanna lotta-lotta kissin'
    So baby please proceed to get the love I need
    I want your lovin' yes indeed.

    Well, I want you, I love you, I need you so much
    Why don't you give out with that magic touch
    You send me, you thrill me, baby you're so fine
    I want your lovin' baby all the time.

    Well I wanna-wanna lotta-lotta lovin'
    Well I wanna-wanna lotta-lotta kissin'
    So baby don't forget I gonna get you yet
    I want your lovin', aw you bet. (Rock)

    Well, I want you, I love you, I need you so much
    Why don't you give out with that magic touch
    You send me, you thrill me, baby you're so fine
    I want your lovin' baby all the time

    Well I wanna-wanna lotta-lotta lovin'
    Well I wanna-wanna lotta-lotta huggin'
    So baby don't forget I gonna get you yet
    I want your lovin', aw you bet. (Rock)

    Well I wanna-wanna lotta lovin'
    Well I wanna-wanna lotta huggin'
    So baby don't forget I gonna get you yet
    I want your lovin', aw you bet
    Well,I need your lovin', aw you bet
    Well, I want your lovin', aw you bet
    Well,I need your lovin', aw you bet
    Well, I want your lovin', aw you bet. FADE



  • DANCE TO THE BOP

    Well there's a little juke joint on the outside of town
    Where the cats pick 'em up and lay 'em down
    You get your gal, I'll get mine
    And we'll get together and we'll have a good time.

    We'll dance a little bit to the bop, to the bop
    Dance a little bit to the bop
    Well dance a little bit to the bop
    Well now dance to the rock 'n' roll.

    Yeah now, dance, dance, dance
    Well, dance, dance, dance
    Yeah now, dance, dance, dance
    Well, dance, dance, dance
    Well now dance, well dance to the rock 'n' roll. (Now got it, git it)

    Well the cats come rockin' in two by two
    Some come single like me and you
    Dancin' to the bop is their delight
    Well when thet get right, they'll dance all night.

    They'll dance a little bit to the bop, to the bop
    Dance a little bit to the bop
    Dance a little bit to the bop
    Well now dance to the rock 'n' roll.

    Yeah now, dance, dance, dance
    Well, dance, dance, dance
    Yeah now, dance, dance, dance
    Well, dance, dance, dance
    Well now dance, well dance to the rock 'n' roll.
    (Yeah, now rock it)

    Yeah...We'll dance a little bit to the bop, to the bop
    Dance a little bit to the bop
    Dance a little bit to the bop
    Well now dance to the rock 'n' roll.

    Yeah now, dance, dance, dance
    Well, dance, dance, dance
    Now, dance, dance, dance
    Well, dance, dance, dance
    Well now dance, well now dance to the rock 'n' roll.



  • BABY BLUE

    Well, I've got a brand new lover
    I love her, yes I do
    She's my one and only
    And her name is Baby Blue

    Well now, baby, baby, baby
    Baby, Baby Blue, Yeah
    Baby, baby, baby
    Baby, baby, Baby Blue-ooh

    Well now, when I met my baby
    I say, How to do you do
    She looked into my eyes and say
    My name is Baby Blue.

    Well now, baby, baby, baby
    Baby, baby, Baby Blue O-Ohhh
    Baby, baby, baby
    Baby, baby, Baby Blue
    (Now, now, now, now)
    (Solo, background repeats baby, baby....ahhhs)

    Well, I know my baby loves me
    I know that she'll be true
    I'm sure of this each time I look
    Into her eyes of blue

    Well now, baby, baby, baby
    Baby, baby, Baby Blue Yeah
    Baby, baby, baby
    Baby, baby, Baby Blue



  • SAY MAMA

    Say mama, can I go out tonight?
    Say mama, will it be alright?
    They got a rockin' party goin' down the street
    Say mama, can't you hear that beat?
    Woa, woah, woa-hoo-hoo-hoo, woa, woah, woa-hoo-hoo-hoo, woah, yeah.

    Say mama, don't you look that way
    'Cause I know just what you're going to say
    Well mama, well don't be mad
    You're gonna say, Go ask your dad
    Woa, woah, woa-hoo-hoo-hoo, woa, woah, woa-hoo-hoo-hoo, woah
    (Aww...go)

    Say mama, don't you look that way
    'Cause I know just what you're going to say
    Well mama, well don't be mad
    You're gonna say, Go ask your dad
    Woa, woah, woa-hoo-hoo-hoo, woa, woah, woa-hoo-hoo-hoo, woa.
    (All right now)

    Yeah, Say mama, can I go out tonight?
    Say, mama, will it be alright?
    They got a rockin' party goin' down the street
    Say mama, can't you hear that beat?
    Woa, woah, woa-hoo-hoo-hoo, woa, woah, woa-hoo-hoo-hoo, woa
    Yeah, Woa, woah, woa-hoo-hoo-hoo, woa, woah, woa-hoo-hoo-hoo, woa
    Yeah, Woa, woah, woa-hoo-hoo-hoo, woa, woah, woa-hoo-hoo-hoo, woa.



  • GONNA BACK UP BABY

    Gotta tell you baby, everything's alright
    Well I told you baby, where I was last night
    But no matter what I say baby, you can't see the light
    Gotta tell you baby, promises I kept
    Well, I told you baby, sorta step by step
    But no matter what I say baby, I'll live without your help.

    Gonna back up baby and start all over again
    Gonna back up baby and start all over again
    But even if I do, I know you're gonna make me tell you again.
    (Hang on, rock Blue Caps, let's go now)

    Gonna tell you baby, one time again
    Gonna tell you every place that I've been
    So listen now baby, till I get to the end.
    'Cause I'm gonna keep on coming till you give in.

    Well I tell you baby, gotta change your mind
    Well I'm talking baby, till I'm almost blind
    But no matter what I say baby, I'm just not that kind
    (Rock again, Blue Caps)

    Gonna back up baby and start all over again
    Gonna back up baby and start all over again
    But even if I do, I know you're gonna make me tell you
    Well even if I do, I know you're gonna make me tell you
    Well even if I do, I know you're gonna make me tell you again.



  • FIVE FEET OF LOVIN' '56

    Well, I've got a little mama and my mama is small
    My little mama is five foot tall
    Well now, when she gives me kisses I feel like a fool
    My little mama is cool-cool-cool.
    She gives me five feet of lovin, yeah man
    Five feet of huggin', oh boy
    Five feet of lovin' that satisfies my soul.

    Yeah, when I take her dancin', she's the chick on the scene
    When she starts a-boppin' everybody starts to scream
    She does the camel walk across the middle of the floor
    I begin to holler, Give me more-more-more
    She gives me five feet of lovin, yeah man
    Five feet of huggin', oh boy
    Five feet of lovin' that satisfies my soul.
    (Rock!)

    My mama gives me kisses in the middle of the night
    My little mama is the joy of my life
    Ho-kiss, po-kiss, domino-kiss zip-boom-bah
    My litte mama, rah-rah-rah
    She gives me five feet of lovin, yeah man
    Five feet of huggin' hey man
    Five feet of lovin' that satisfies my soul. (Rock!)

    Well, I've got a little mama and my mama is small
    My little mama is five feet tall
    When she gives me kisses I feel like a fool
    My little mama is cool-cool-cool.
    She gives me five feet of lovin, yeah man
    Five feet of huggin' oh boy
    Five feet of huggin' that satisfies my soul.



  • CAT MAN

    Cat Man's a-coming, you better look out
    Cat Man's a-comin', running about
    Cat Man's a-comin', lookin' for a girl
    Better hide your sister man!

    "C" is for the crazy hairdo that he wears around
    "A" is for the arms, that he'll sneak around your waist
    "T" is for the taste of lips belong to you
    Cat Man, CAT MAN!
    (Yeah...git it...go!)

    "M" is for the mean things that this mean man does
    "A" is for a-lot-of hearts that he has ever broke
    "N" is for the names of the list you may be on
    Cat Man, CAT MAN!
    (Rock!)

    Cat Man a-lookin' for a woman all day long
    Ah-better watch out 'cause he is in you midst
    Ah-better watch out 'cause or you're gonna be kissed
    Better watch out 'cause he is in you midst
    Cat Man, CAT MAN! (Yeah)
    Better watch out 'cause I'm the Cat Man
    CAT MAN!



  • CRUISIN'

    Cruisin', lookin' for my gal
    I'm cruisin', goin' don't know where
    I'm cruisin', lookin' for my gal
    I'm cruisin' for to bruise him bad
    That man with her is gonna get
    Cruisin', got to find my gal
    I'm cruisin', goin' here and there
    I'm cruisin', got to find my gal
    I'm cruisin' for to fight that man
    With her will have tonight. (Cruise!)

    Crusin', ought to find my cat
    Cruisin', so we can be a pair
    Cruisin', wonderin' where she's at
    I'm crusin' for my date
    I hope I find before it's way too late. (Rock!)

    Cruisin', got to find my gal
    I'm cruisin', goin' here and there
    I'm cruisin', got to find my gal
    I'm cruisin' for to fight that man
    With her will have tonight. (Cruise!)

    Cruisin', lookin' for my gal
    I'm cruisin', going don't know where
    I'm cruisin, lookin' for my gal
    I'm crusin' for to bruise him bad
    That man with her is gonna get
    Cruisin', cruisin', crusisin', cruisin'...



  • IN MY DREAMS

    In my dreams you told me that you really really care
    In my dreams you told me it's a love that can't compare
    So hold me, hold me, hold me, and never ever let me go.

    In my dreams you told me it's a love that can't compare
    In my dreams you told me it's a love you want to share
    So hold me, hold me, hold me, and never ever let me go.

    It seems that dreams are sometimes make believe
    But now I know oh that they are real
    For in my dreams you said you love me
    And in reality you love me, love me, too.

    Now my dreams have come true, I'm as happy as can be
    For I know, in my heart, you won't take this love from me
    So hold me, hold me, hold me, and never ever let me go.

    It seems that dreams are sometimes make believe
    But now I know oh that they are real
    For in my dreams you said you love me
    And in reality you love me, love me, too.

    Now my dreams have come true, I'm as happy as can be
    For I know, in my heart, you won't take this love from me
    So hold me, hold me, hold me, and never ever let me go.



  • FLEA BRAIN

    Flea brain, (flea brain) hop-hop-hop
    Flea brain, (flea brain) a-rock-rock-rock
    Flea brain, she's got a hole in her head
    If she wasn't good lookin', she'd be better off dead.

    There's a brand new lassie moved in down the block
    She's got a classy chassy and she knows how to rock
    Stacked just right from her head to her shoe
    She acts like somethin' that escaped from the zoo
    Flea brain, (flea brain) a-hop-hop-hop
    Flea brain, (flea brain) a-rock-rock-rock
    Flea brain, she's got a hole in her head
    If she wasn't good lookin', she'd be better off dead. (Rock it now)

    Well I took her over to a soda fountain over on Bo's
    She had an ice cream sundae and a hot cup of Jo
    She leaned way back just to starighten up her hose
    Well the ice cream melted and the coffee froze
    Flea brain, (flea brain) rock-rock-rock
    Flea brain, (flea brain) rock-rock-rock
    Flea brain, got a hole in her head
    If she wasn't good lookin', she'd be better off dead. (Rock!)

    Well I took flea brain up to lover's hill
    I had it in my mind to get a, get a thrill
    Stuck to me like a chicken to the roof
    Thought that cat would never turn me loose
    Flea brain, (flea brain) hop-hop-hop
    Flea brain, (flea brain) a-rock-rock-rock
    Flea brain, she's a real hep kid
    Flea brain knows more than I thought she did.
    Flea brain, (flea brain) hop-hop-hop
    Flea brain, (flea brian) rock-rock-rock
    Flea brain, she's a real hep kid
    Flea brain knows more than I thought she did.



  • YES I LOVE YOU BABY

    Yes I love baby, well-ah, I really love ya
    Yes I love baby, well-ah, I really love ya
    Yes I love baby, well-ah, I really love ya
    Wop, wop, wop-wop-wop
    Well you say that you love me
    But you know it's not true
    Anything for you baby, I would do
    My love, my life, I'd give you my all
    If for only me you'd fall..all...all
    Yes I love baby, well-ah, I really love ya
    Yes I love baby, well-ah, I really love ya
    Yes I love baby, well-ah, I really love ya
    Wop, wop, wop-wop-wop (Yeah)

    Well, yes I love baby, well-ah, I really love ya
    Yes I love baby, well-ah, I really love ya
    Yes I love baby, well-ah, I really love ya
    Wop, wop, wop-wop-wop
    Well your lips, your eyes set my soul a-flame
    Since I meet you darlin' I not-ot the same
    Walkin' in circles, been up all night
    Ya know for me that your just right
    Yes I love baby, well-ah, I really love ya
    Yes I love baby, well-ah, I really love ya
    Yes I love baby, well-ah, I really love ya
    Wop, wop, wop-wop-wop

    Well, yes I love baby, well-ah, I really love ya
    Yes I love baby, well-ah, I really love ya
    Yes I love baby, well-ah, I really love ya
    Wop, wop, wop-wop-wop
    Well your lips, your eyes set my soul a-flame
    Since I meet you darlin' I not-ot the same
    Walkin' in circles, been up all night
    Ya know for me that your just right
    Yes I love baby, well-ah, I really love ya
    Yes I love baby, well-ah, I really love ya
    Yes I love baby, well-ah, I really love ya
    Wop, wop, wop-wop-wop



  • HOW I LOVE THEM OLD SONGS (rec. 1970)

    Doggone my soul, how I love them old songs
    Oh, they were a comfort to me when I was alone
    The dancing stops, but the music she goes on
    Doggone my soul, how I love rock and roll, hey
    And when I hear that double-eagle guitar
    Makes me think of Carl Parkins when he was a star
    Makes me think I'll spend of my nights in a bar
    Playin' that old juke box until the honky tonk's locked up
    And doggone my soul, they won't leave me alone
    Oh, keeps reminding me when I was so far from home
    Oh, those heartbreakin', edgemakin' country songs
    That take me back to hardwood floors
    And outdoor johns and mason jars
    It's all I can believe, to believe that it's gone
    Those hard rockin', rock and rollin' life that I've known
    The dancing stops, but the music she goes on
    Doggone my soul, how I love rock and roll
    Oh, the dancing's over, but the music she goes on
    Doggone my soul, how I love rock and roll
    The dancing stops, but the music she goes on
    Doggone my soul, how I love rock and roll
    The dancing's over, but the music she goes on
    Doggone my soul, how I love rock and roll



  • THE DAY THE WORLD TURNED BLUE (rec. 1970, written by Gene)

    Love is like a window pane
    The sun shines in, but it stops the rain
    They say that love is blind
    To me this is so true
    The day the world turned blue

    A pill, I thought everything was funny
    A pill, and I thought our walks were sunny
    Look what they've done to you
    I swear I never knew
    The day the world turned blue
    The day the world turned blue...



  • HIGH ON LIFE (rec. 1970)

    Green hickorywood will make your fireplace hot
    You try to explain to a Berkeley cop
    He choked with with my peats and shot me down for pot
    I said, man I'm clean, I'm just about to blow my top
    They finally took me in for possession of...
    Love and my pocket knife
    But I swear to God I was only high on life
    High on livin', high on lovin'
    High on livin', high on lovin,' and lovin' and forgivin'
    I have no suit lapel in which to hold my flower
    I said Lord, that's okay man
    It's just the lateness of the hour
    Well I be clean when heaven lets if shower
    They finally took me in for possession of...
    Love and my pocket knife
    But I swear to God I was only high on life
    High on livin', high on lovin'
    High on livin', high on lovin,' and lovin' and forgivin'
    High on livin', high on lovin'
    High on livin', high on lovin,' and lovin' and forgivin'
    High on livin', high on lovin'
    High on livin', high on lovin,' and lovin' and forgivin'



  • NORTH CAROLINA LINE (rec. 1970, written by Gene)

    Down in the country, amongst the pines
    Norfolk, Virginia, near the North Carolina line
    Down in the country, amongst the pines
    Norfolk, Virginia, near the North Carolina line

    Well now me and old Elmer Waterfield
    Used to sit beneath the pines
    Arguing whose car was faster
    Was it his or was it mine
    Then hear and tell the story
    You'd swear that it was true
    His old Ford and one Plymouth of me
    Went a hundred and twenty-two

    Down in the country, amongst the pines
    Norfolk, Virginia, near the North Carolina line
    Down in the country, amongst the pines
    Norfolk, Virginia, near the North Carolina line

    Down in the country, amongst the pines
    Norfolk, Virginia, near the North Carolina line
    Down in the country, amongst the pines
    Norfolk, Virginia, near the North Carolina line

    If you want to spread a rumor
    Or a gossip, please feel free
    Just ask old Lonzo Cooper
    He's better than NBC

    Down in the country, amongst the pines
    Norfolk, Virginia, near the North Carolina line
    Down in the country, amongst the pines
    Norfolk, Virginia, near the North Carolina line



  • SHE SHE LITTLE SHEILA

    Well, she, she, she little Sheila
    Best lookin' gal in town
    Well now, she, she, she little Sheila
    With your hair so long and brown
    Well you never-never know what my Sheila's puttin' down

    Well now, Dick Clark said you're the best lookin' girl
    On his big bandstand
    I know it too and I love you true
    And honey, I'm your man
    Well you never-never know what my Sheila's puttin' down

    Yeah, she, she, she little Sheila
    She, she, she little Sheila
    She, she, she little Sheila
    She, she, she little Sheila
    Well you never-never know what my Sheila's gonna put down

    Well, she, she, she little Sheila
    Best lookin' gal around
    Well, she, she, she little Shiela
    With your hair so long and brown
    Well you never-never know what my Sheila's puttin' down (aw)

    Yeah, she, she, she little Sheila
    She, she, she little Sheila
    She, she, she little Sheila
    She, she, she little Sheila
    Well you never-never know what my Sheila's puttin' down



  • MY HEART

    My lips just can't kiss enough of
    My arms just can't squeeze enough of
    My heart just can't love enough of you (wo-ho woa-a-ho)

    We just don't seem to date enough of
    Can't wait until we're close together
    I know our little dream is true (woo-who who)

    I see a gleam in her eye-hi-hi
    I know it's time to say goodbye-hi-hi
    Hand in hand, I walk her to the door-oor-oor Oh
    She won't go in til she kisses me some more

    Oh, Don't care for a diamond ring
    Just you, you're my everything
    My heart just can't love enough of you (wo-ho woa-a ho)

    My lips just can't kiss enough of
    My arms just can't squeeze enough of
    My heart just can't love enough of you (wo-ho woa-a ho)

    We just don't seem to date enough of
    Can't wait until we're close together
    I know our little dream is true (woo-who wo-whoo)

    I see a gleam in her eye-hi-hi
    I know it's time to say goodbye-hi-hi
    Hand in hand, I walk her to the door-oor-oor Oh
    She won't go in til she kisses me some more

    Oh, Don't care for a diamond ring
    Just you, you're my everything
    My heart just can't love enough of you (wo a-ho woa-a ho)



  • ROCKY ROAD BLUES

    Well ... the road is rocky but it won't be rocky long
    Ah, this old road is rocky but it won't be rocky long
    Well, another man got my baby and gone

    Well, I got the blues, I'm wearing the soles right outta my shoes
    Aw, I got the blues, I'm wearing the soles right outta my shoes
    My baby ran away and left me with the doggone blues (Ah, go home) (yeah)

    Well, the road is rocky but it won't be rocky long, honey
    This old road is rocky, won't be rocky long
    Well, another man got my baby and gone

    Aw, your gonna lap up this-a water til the old-old well runs dry, yeah
    Your gonna lap up this-a water till the old-old well runs dry
    Well, you never miss your baby till she says goodbye (Woa)

    Aw, this road is rocky but it won't be rocky long, honey
    This old road is rocky but it won't be rocky long
    Well, another man stole my baby and gone, Let's go

    Your gonna lap up all the water till the old-old well runs dry
    Aw, Your gonna lap up all this-a water till the old-old well runs dry (yeah)
    You never miss your baby till she says goodbye



  • GIT IT

    (Eddie Cochran starts background) Well-oh, well-oh wop, whip-whip-whip
    Well-oh, well-oh wop, whip-whip-whip
    Well-oh, well-oh wop, whip-whip-whip
    Well-oh, well-oh wop, whip-whip-whip
    Well-oh, well-oh wop, whip-whip-whip
    Well-oh, well-oh wop, whip-whip-whip
    Well-oh, well-oh wop, whip-whip-whip
    Well-oh, well-oh wop, whip-whip-whip
    Well-oh, well-oh wop, whip-whip-whip
    Well-oh, well-oh wop, whip-whip-whip
    Well-oh, well-oh, well-oh, well-oh
    Well-oh, well-oh wop, whip-whip-whip

    Woo-who-who, Woo-who-who
    Woo-who-who, Woo-who-who
    Woo-who-who-who, Woo-who-who, Woo who-who-oh-who

    Once there was a girl, Oh-oh what a girl
    She looked to me "Where can it be? Where's your Cadillac car?"
    A Cadillac car (Cadillac Car)
    Where can I get me a cadillac car?
    I don't have it now but I can git it (git it)
    I don't have it now but I can git it (git it)
    I don't have it now but I can git it (git it)
    Well I'll do the best I can
    Well say, git it, git it, git it, git it, git it

    Once there was a girl, oh she was so sweet
    She said to me "Where can it be? Where's your diamond ring?"
    A diamond ring (diamond ring)
    Where can I get me a diamond ring?
    I don't have it now but I can git it (git it)
    I don't have it now but I can git it (git it)
    I don't have it now but I can git it (git it)
    Well I'll do the best I can
    Well say, git it, git it, git it, git it, git it

    Well-oh, well-oh, etc. (with...
    Woo-who-who, Woo-who-who
    Woo-who-who, Woo-who-who)
    ...fade



  • DANCE IN THE STREET

    Well, we're gonna dance in the street tonight
    Well now dance in the street tonight
    We're gonna dance to the beat to the heart of the sweet
    We're gonna dance in the street tonight

    Well, we're gonna find a street that's-a hard to use
    Cars in a circle and I'll kick off my shoes
    Turn on the radio and leave on the light
    I'll grab a little chick and we'll dance all night

    We're gonna dance in the street tonight
    A-dance in the street tonight
    Well now dance to the beat to the heart of the sweet
    We're gonna dance in the street tonight (Well yeah)

    Well, we're gonna do the chicken, a-gonna do the bop
    A-gonna do the stroll and we're gonna do the hop
    A-then while we're dancin', tell ya what I'm gonna do
    Every now and then I'm gonna steal a kiss from you

    And we'll dance in the street tonight
    Well now dance in the street tonight
    Well now dance in the street to the heart of the sweet
    We're gonna dance in the street tonight (Well, Yeah)

    Well, we're gonna dance in the street, hoo-woo-woo
    We're gonna dance in the street, hoo-woo-woo
    We're gonna dance in the street, oh honey
    Gonna dance in the street, ah ha
    Gonna dance in the street to the heart of the sweet
    We're gonna dance in the street tonight

    Well now, dance in the street tonight
    Gonna dance in the street tonight
    Wooo, dance in the street, ah ha
    A-dance in the street, ooh ho
    A-dance in the street to the heart of the sweet
    We're gonna dance in the street tonight



  • I GOT A BABY

    Wa-wo wa-wo-wa, wa-wo wa-wo-wa
    Wa-wo wa-wo-wa, wa-wo wa-wo-wa
    Wa-wo wa-wo-wa, wa-wo wa-wo-wa

    Well, I got baby, she's still in her teens (wa-wo wa-wo-wa)
    I got a baby, man she's a real hep queen (wa-wo wa-wo-wa)
    I got a baby, she so good to me (wa-wo wa-wo-wa)

    I got a baby (I got a baby), sweet baby (I got a baby)
    I got a baby (I got a baby), sweet baby (I got a baby)
    Well now I got a baby and she's still in her teens (I got a baby) Yeah now

    Wa-wo wa-wo-wa, Wa-wo wa-wo-wa
    Wa-wo wa-wo-wa, Wa-wo wa-wo-wa
    Wa-wo wa-wo-wa, Wa-wo wa-wo-wa

    She got a walk like a-Marilyn Monroe (wa-wo wa-wo-wa)
    She got a talk like another star I know (wa-wo wa-wo-wa)
    Well I love that kitten, but love her really so (wa-wo wa-wo-wa)

    I got a baby (I got a baby), I got a baby (I got a baby)
    I got a baby (I got a baby), sweet baby (I got a baby)
    I got a baby and she's still in her teens (I got a baby) Yeah

    Wa-wo wa-wo-wa, Wa-wo wa-wo-wa
    Wa-wo wa-wo-wa, Wa-wo wa-wo-wa
    Wa-wo wa-wo-wa, Wa-wo wa-wo-wa

    Well, I got baby, she's still in her teens (wa-wo wa-wo-wa)
    I got a baby, man she's a real hep queen (wa-wo wa-wo-wa)
    I love that baby, she so good to me (wa-wo wa-wo-wa)

    Yeah, Igot a baby (I got a baby), sweet baby (I got a baby)
    I got a baby (I got a baby), sweet baby (I got a baby)
    I got a baby and she's still in her teens (I got a baby)

    Yeah, I got a baby (I got a baby), sweet baby (I got a baby)
    I got a baby (I got a baby), sweet baby (I got a baby)
    Well, I got a baby and she's still in her teens (I got a baby) Yeah



  • RIGHT NOW

    I'm all alone, so come on home baby, right now
    (Come-on home) right now (come-on home)
    I'm all alone, so come on home baby, right now
    (Come-on home) right now (come-on home)
    Well, now don't fool around
    Honey, don't you let me down, come on home
    (Come-on home) come on home (come-on home)

    I want a thrill, I need a chill baby, right now
    (Come-on home) right now (come-on home)
    I want a thrill, I need a chill baby, right now
    (Come-on home) right now (come-on home)
    Don't fool around
    Honey, don't you let me down, come on home
    (Come-on home) come on home (come-on home)

    Oh, If there's something to do I do it
    And when there's some place to go, I go
    And when I put my lovin' arms around you
    My child you know that I love you so (Wo-ho)

    I wanna dance, I need romance baby, right now
    (Come-on home) right now (come-on home)
    I wanna dance, I need romance baby, right now
    (Come-on home) right now (come-on home)
    Well, now don't hestitate
    Baby don't you be late
    (Come-on home) come on home (come-on home) Now!

    Oh, If there's something to do I do it
    And when there's some place to go, I go
    And when I put my lovin' arms around you
    My child you know that I love you so (Wo-ho)

    I wanna dance, I need romance baby, right now
    (Come-on home) right now (come-on home)
    I wanna dance, I need romance baby, right now
    (Come-on home) right now (come-on home)
    Well, now don't hestitate
    Baby don't you be late
    (Come-on home) come on home (come-on home)
    (Come-on home) come on home (come-on home)
    (Come-on home) come on home (come-on home)
    (Come-on home) come on home (come-on home)
    (Come-on home) come on home (come-on home)
    (Come-on home) come on home (come-on home)



  • WALKIN' HOME FROM SCHOOL

    (Walkin'...walkin'...walkin', ah-ah)
    (Walkin'...walkin'...walkin', ah-ah)
    Step by step, street by street
    Talkin' to all the friends we meet
    Step by step, street by street
    Talkin' to all the friends we meet

    Honey, won't you tell me when
    Baby, we can meet again
    It's been such fun, walkin' home from school with you

    Baby, I have to let you know-oh
    Honey, how I love you so-oh
    It's been such fun, walkin' home from school with you

    What are ya doin' on Friday night
    Can it be done by two
    What are ya doin' on Saturday night
    Can I come over and spend a little while with you

    Oh baby, you know I love you so-oh
    Honey, you're the one I know-oh
    It's been such fun, walkin' home from school with you

    Baby, I have to let you know
    Honey, how I love you so
    It's been such fun, walkin' home from school with you

    Step by step, street by street
    Talkin' to all the friends we meet
    Da-do-dip do, do-do-do-do-do do
    Do-dip do, do-do-do-do-do do
    Do-dip do, do-do-do-do-do do



  • WILD CAT

    Don't ever try, to tame a wild cat
    You'd just be wastin' your time
    Just leave like you found me
    Don't put no cage around me, oh-no, not me

    You want a lamb, but I'm a wild cat
    If you just keep that in mind
    I'll let you hug and pet me
    And then you gotta let me go free
    Let me Be

    You're a crazy, little kitten
    But you just don't understand
    Oh don't you chain me
    Or try to train me
    And you'll have me eatin' outta your hand

    So don't forget that I'm a wild cat
    And we'll just get along fine
    The wild cat's what they name me
    No kitten's gonna tame me, oh-no, not me
    (Move over tiger)

    You're a crazy, a-little kitten
    But you just don't understand
    Oh don't you chain me
    Or try to train me
    And you'll have me eatin' outta your hand

    So don't forget that I'm a wild cat
    And we'll just get along fine
    The wild cat's what they name me
    No kitten's gonna tame me, oh-no, not me.
    Oh-no, not me, oh-no, not me, oh-no


  • FIVE DAYS, FIVE DAYS

    (One day, two days, three, four, five)
    A-that's how long that she's been gone
    And that's a long time
    Five days, five days
    Since you walked out the door
    Won't you please come home
    I couldn't stand five more

    Well the first day after she left me
    I laughed and told my friends
    That he'd be back before
    The sun is settin' low again
    Five days, five days
    Since you walked out the door
    Won't you please come home
    I couldn't stand five more

    Well, the second day after she left me
    I started to have my doubts
    I wondered if she was comin' back
    Really had checked out
    Five days, five days
    Since you walked out the door
    Won't you please come home
    I couldn't stand five more
    (One, two, three, four, five days more)

    Well, the third day after she left me
    I started to watch the door
    Before the day was over
    I began to walk the floor
    Five days, five days
    Since you walked out the door
    Won't you please come home
    I couldn't stand five more

    Well the fourth day after she left me
    I really began to sweat
    She should have been back days ago
    But she ain't got back yet
    Five days, five days
    Since you walked out the door
    Won't you please come home
    I couldn't stand five more
    (One, two, three, four, five days more)



  • THE NIGHT IS SO LONELY

    Then the night is so lonely
    And I dream of you only

    You are the star in my heavens above
    I looked for you and found my true love
    I love you, honest I do
    And I'm tellin' you

    The night is so lonely
    And I dream of you only

    You are the star in my heavens above
    I looked for you and found my true love
    I love you, honest that's true
    And I'm tellin' you

    The night is so lonely
    And I dream of you only



  • I SURE MISS YOU

    You took away my lovely dreams
    But I don't need those things at all
    You took away the kisses that I love
    You took away most everything
    But I don't miss one single thing
    But I, I sure miss you

    I miss you every morning
    I miss you every night
    I miss you most of all when
    I wanna be loved just right
    You took away most everything
    But I don't miss one single thing
    But I, I sure miss you

    Well-ell, I miss you every morning
    Well-ell, I miss you every night
    Well, I miss you most of all when
    I wa, I wanna be loved just right
    You took away most everything
    But I don't miss one single thing
    Well, I sure miss you



  • DOUBLE TALKIN' BABY

    My friends tried to tell me, but they were too late, yeah
    What a fool I was to fall for your bait, yeah
    You drive me crazy, kiss-a-me baby, I don't mean maybe
    Double talkin' baby, please make up your mind

    Oh-oh-oh-oh, first you said you would, if you just could, yeah
    Then you said you could if you just would, yeah
    You drive me crazy, kiss me baby, I don't mean maybe
    Double talkin' baby, please make up your mind (Yeah)

    Now you said you would if you still could, yeah
    I bet you probably will if I keep still, yeah
    You drive me crazy, kiss me baby, I don't mean maybe
    A-double talkin' baby, please make up your mind (Yeah, git-it, go, rock)

    My friends tried to tell me, but they were too late, yeah
    What a fool I was to fall for your bait, yeah
    You drive me crazy, kiss me baby, I don't mean maybe
    A-double talkin' baby, please make up your mind

    Oh-oh-oh-oh, first you said you would-hood, if you just could, yeah
    Then you said you could if you just would, yeah
    You drive me crazy, kiss me baby, I don't mean maybe
    Double talkin' baby, please make up your mind
    ... Yeah...



  • HOLD ME, HUG ME, ROCK ME

    Well ... hold me baby, hold me baby
    Hold me baby, hold me baby
    Hold me baby, hold your love for me

    But, rock rock, rock a baby
    Rock rock, rock a baby
    Rock rock, rock a baby
    Rock rock, rock a baby
    Rock me baby, rock me all night long (Rock, baby, rock)

    Yeah, hug me baby, hug me baby
    Hug me baby, hug me baby
    Hug me baby, hug me all the time

    But, rock rock, rock a baby
    Rock rock, rock a baby
    Rock rock, rock a baby
    Rock rock, rock a baby
    Rock me baby, rock me all night long (Rock, Blue Caps)

    Love me baby, love me baby
    Love me baby, love me baby
    Love me baby, love me all the time

    But, rock rock, rock a baby
    Rock rock, rock a baby
    Rock rock, rock a baby
    Rock rock, rock a baby
    Rock me baby, rock me all the time (Rock me baby, git it)

    Hold me baby, hold me baby
    Hold me baby, hold me baby
    Love me baby, love me all the time

    But, rock rock, rock a baby
    Rock rock, rock a baby
    Rock rock, rock a baby
    Rock rock, rock a baby
    Rock me baby, rock me all night long



  • WHO SLAPPED JOHN?

    Well I heard John say, "Man, she's my gal"
    I heard another say, "Man, she my pal"
    Well John jumped up, then he screamed
    "Well-she's may gal, man, and that I mean"

    Well, who-who, who slapped John?
    Who-who, who slapped John?
    Baby, who slapped John when the lights went low-oh?
    Who-who, who slapped John?
    (Jump...go cats go, all you cats cool it, etc.)

    Well, the lights went on, then went off
    John got slapped tryin' to hold his own
    Well, who-who, who slapped John?
    Who-who, who slapped John?
    Baby, who slapped John when the lights went low-oh?
    Who-who, who slapped John? (Jump...more of Dickie's adlibs)

    Well I heard John say, "Man, she's my gal"
    I heard another say, "Man, she my pal"
    Well John jumped up, then he screamed
    "She's may gal, man, and that I mean"

    Well, who-who, who slapped John?
    Who-who, who slapped John?
    Baby, who slapped John when the lights were low-oh?
    Who-who, who slapped John?
    (Jump...go-go-go John go, etc.)

    Well, the lights went on, then went off
    John got slapped tryin' to hold his own
    Well, who-who, who slapped John?
    Who-who, who slapped John?
    Baby, who slapped John when the lights went low-oh?
    Who-who, who slapped John?



  • JUMPS, GIGGLES AND SHOUTS

    Oh, I got a gal and her name is Jane
    All the kids call her "couldn't tame"
    Always boppin' 'round the town
    Every bit all of her pound

    She jumps giggles and shouts, go!
    Jumps, giggles and shouts, go!
    Jumps, giggles and shouts, go!
    Jumps, giggles and shouts, go!
    Jumps, giggles and shouts
    (Jump, Cliff, jump jump)

    Oh, I got a girl and her name is Lizzy
    Ah-man that woman sure is dizzy
    Boppin' to the juke machine
    Craziest cat you ever seen

    She jumps, giggles and shouts, go!
    Jumps, giggles and shouts, go!
    Jumps, giggles and shouts, go!
    Jumps, giggles and shouts, go!
    Jumps, giggles and shouts
    (Jump, Jack, jump jump)

    She jumps, giggles and shouts, go!
    Jumps, giggles and shouts, go!
    Jumps, giggles and shouts, go!
    Jumps, giggles and shouts, go!
    Jumps, giggles and shouts
    (Jump, Dickie, jump jump)

    Oh, I got a girl and her name is Lizzy
    Ah-man that woman sure is dizzy
    Boppin' to the juke machine
    Craziest cat you ever seen

    She jumps, giggles and shouts, go!
    Jumps, giggles and shouts, go!
    Jumps, giggles and shouts, go!
    Jumps, giggles and shouts, go!
    Jumps, giggles and shouts
    (Jump, Cliff, jump jump)

    She jumps, giggles and shouts, go!
    Jumps, giggles and shouts, go!
    Jumps, giggles and shouts, go!
    Jumps, giggles and shouts, go!
    Jumps, giggles and shouts
    (Go, go, go, go-o-o-o)



  • BOP STREET

    (Talking intro by Dickie and Wee Willie:)
    "Hey cat, where are ya goin' man?"
    "Man, I'm going down to Bop Street"
    "Tell me cat, where's that di-rection?"
    "Man, ain't you heard? They got one of 'em in every town"
    "Real cool"

    Ba-a-op Street, Ba-a-op Street
    Oh, it's the cat and kittens of ol' Bop Street

    Jumpin' Jacks, they ain't no square
    A green paint pants and great pair
    On Bop Street they're the main attraction
    'Cause they're the cats who crave the action
    A-jumpin' here, a-jumpin' there
    A-jump jump jumpin' everyhere
    The Jumpin' Jacksons are hard to beat
    'Cause they're the cats 'n' kittens of ol' Bop Street (Rock)

    Well, a dreamy day when it starts at nine
    A-rockin' and a-rollin' all the time
    A-green blue jeans and crazy shoes
    A-jumpin' on Bop Street, losing the blues
    A-jumpin' here, a-jumpin' there
    A-jump jump jumpin' everyhere
    The Jumpin' Jacksons are hard to beat
    'Cause they're the cats 'n' kittens of ol' Bop Street (jump, Jack, jump)

    Well it's the street where the cool cats go
    To spend their time and their hard earned dough
    A-boppin' on Bop Street, goin' 'round
    The juke box music with the rockin' sound
    Well a-jumpin' here, jumpin' there
    A-jump jump jumpin' everyhere
    The Jumpin' Jacksons are hard to beat
    'Cause they're the cats 'n' kittens of ol' Bop Street

    Ba-a-op Street, Ba-a-op Street
    "Come on man, let's get going"
    "Yeah, let's go on down to Bop Street"
    Ba-a-op Street



  • YOU TOLD A FIB

    Well look-a here baby
    You've been playin' up to me
    But, we both know that it just can't be
    You told me that you loved me
    But now I can see
    That's a-where you told an f-i-b (Rock!)

    Well now givin' me that sweet talk
    A-changed my mind
    'Cause I just found you out in the nick of time
    You told me that you wanted me to be your turtle dove
    But I can't make it offa promises of love
    That's where you lied, that's a-where, that's a-where you lied
    That's where you lied, that's a-where, that's a-where you lied
    Livin' offa promises ain't for me
    'Cause that's where you told an f-i-b
    (Rock Cliff, go)

    That's where you lied, that's a-where, that's a-where you lied
    That's where you lied, that's a-where, that's a-where you lied
    A-livin' offa promises ain't for me
    That's where you told an f-i-b
    (Rock it)

    Well look-a here baby
    You've been playin' up to me
    But, we both know that it just can't be
    You told me that you loved me
    But now I can see
    That's where you told an f-i-b

    Well now givin' me that sweet talk
    A-changed my mind
    'Cause I just found you out in the nick of time
    You told me that you wanted me to be your turtle dove
    But I can't make it offa promises of love
    That's where you lied, that's a-where, that's a-where you lied
    That's where you lied, that's a-where, that's a-where you lied
    A-livin' offa promises ain't for me
    'Cause that's where you told an f-i-b
    You told a fib, you told a fib, you told an f-i-b
    You told a fib, you told a fib, you told an f-i-b
    You told a fib, you told a fib, you told an f-i-b
    You told a fib, you told a fib, you told an f-i-b





  • A STORY ABOUT LYRICS

    On a warm and sunny afternoon at the height of summer in the mid-1950's, a group started to play and entertain the crowds that had gathered at St. Peter's Parish Church Garden Fete in the Liverpool suburb of Woolton. Among those watching was a young, aspiring musician of fourteen who had been brought along by his friend. After the band had run through its repertorie of songs like "Cumberland Cap," "Maggie May" and "Railroad Bill," the fourteen year-old boy wanted to meet them, especially their brash leader. "I remember I was impressed," he recalled later. "I thought, Wow! He's good...that's a good band there." So he persuaded his friend to take him backstage to the Church Hall and introduce him to the sixteen year-old leader. The two boys started talking, tentatively at first, until they discovered their common bond was rock 'n' roll music...and that the fourteen year-old boy could play guitar as well. During the course of the conversation, the younger boy borrowed a guitar and started singing and playing a couple of songs he knew. The youngster knew the lyrics to rock 'n' roll songs all the way through! The sixteen year-old himself, could never remember words so he made up his own. He was even more impressed when the younger boy wrote out the words to two of the songs for him - and showed him the chords. The songs which had impressed him were Eddie Cochran's "Twenty Flight Rock" and Gene Vincent's "Be Bop A Lula"...and within a matter of days, the older boy. John Lennon, asked the younger boy, Paul McCartney, to join his group, The Quarry Men. When they changed their name to The Beatles, Cochran's music was still a vital part of their repertoire and an inspiration for their own songs. Gene Vincent had a different kind of effect on them...particularly on John Lennon...and by 1960 they has adopted both Gene's wild and exciting stage act and his classic black leather image. -- Words: what more can we say?




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