Rockabilly Fever - Wanda Jackson

Rockabilly Fever

Wanda Jackson

(Carl Perkins, THIS VERSION: CMH RECORDS, 2003)

Well, it came rollin' out of Memphis
Like a hurricane on a Texas tornado
Yeah, it came rollin' out of Memphis
Like a hurricane on a Texas tornado
And we called it rockabilly
Long before they called it rock 'n' roll

We took a little country music
Put some pop in and dressed it up in soul
We took a little country music
Put some pop in and dressed it up in soul
That's all we did...
And we called it rockabilly
Long before they called it rock 'n' roll

Hey, rockabilly fever
Looks like it's coming back again, aha
Hey, rockabilly fever
Look out, it might get you my friend

Now, if that fever starts to get you
Lay back son, you just might explode
Yeah, if that fever starts to get you
Lay back son, you just might explode
Well, we called it rockabilly
Long before they called it rock 'n' roll
That's all we were, play it guitar...

Well, Elvis started shakin'
And the whole world shook a little too
I remember that...
Yeah, I said Elvis started shakin'
And the whole world shook a little bit too
He said, that's all right mama
Mama, don't you step on my blue suede shoes

Yeah, rockabilly fever
Looks like it's coming back again
That would be fun..
Hey, rockabilly fever
Look out, it might get you my friend

Now, if that fever starts to get you
Lay back son, you just might explode
Yeah, if that fever starts to get you
Lay back son, you just might explode
Well, we called it rockabilly
Long before they called it rock 'n' roll, yeah

Come on let's rock
Come on let's roll
Everybody let's rock
Everybody let's roll
Yeah, we called it rockabilly
Long before they called it rock 'n' roll
Don't you forget it...

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