The Beatles Song Of The Day: “Rock And Roll Music”

The Beatles Song Of The Day is “Rock And Roll Music.” “Rock and Roll Music” was written and first performed by the great Chuck Berry. The song reached #8 on the charts for Chuck Berry in 1957. This would be a song that The Beatles would play in concerts from 1960 until 1966. They were wanting new product so quickly from The Beatles in 1964 that the group couldn’t keep up. Did The Beatles sleep at all in 1964? For the “Beatles For Sale” album they would go back one last time to doing covers of old rock and roll songs to complete the album. John Lennon: vocal and rhythm guitar/ Paul McCartney: bass guitar/ George Harrison: acoustic guitar/ Ringo Starr: drums. The song was recorded in a single take on October 18th, 1964 at Abbey Road. Producer: George Martin. The Beatles nailed this cover. It helped that they had been playing this song for years. The Beatles even out perform Chuck Berry on this one. What great energy they had and this was after an eight hour day of recording.

Rating “Rock And Roll Music” on a scale of 1 to 5 stars ***** a classic.

  • “Rock And Roll Music” wasn’t ranked by Rolling Stone Magazine in their “The Beatles 100 Greatest Songs” or Spignesi and Lewis’ “100 Best Beatles Songs” because they didn’t rank covers.
  • Length of song-2:30.

Rock And Roll Music {Chuck Berry}

Just let me hear some of that rock and roll music
Any old way you choose it
It’s got a back beat, you can’t lose it
Any old time you use it
It’s gotta be rock and roll music
If you wanna dance with me
If you wanna dance with me
I’ve got no kick against modern jazz
Unless they try to play it too darn fast
And lose the beauty of the melody
Until they sound just like a symphony
That’s why I go for that that rock and roll music
Any old way you choose it
It’s got a back beat, you can’t lose it
Any old time you use it
It’s gotta be rock and roll music
If you wanna dance with me
If you wanna dance with me
I took my loved one over across the tracks
So she can hear my man awail a sax
I must admit they have a rocking band
Man, they were blowing like a hurricane
That’s why I go for that that rock and roll music
Any old way you choose it
It’s got a back beat, you can’t lose it
Any old time you use it
It’s gotta be rock and roll music
If you wanna dance with me
If you wanna dance with me
Way down South they had a jubilee
The jokey folks they had a jamboree
They’re drinking home brew from a water cup
The folks dancing there are all shook up
And started playing that that rock and roll music
Any old time you use it
It’s got a back beat, you can’t lose it
Any old time you use it
It’s gotta be rock and roll music
If you wanna dance with me
If you wanna dance with me
Don’t care to hear them play a tango
And In The Mood they take a mambo
It’s way to early for a congo
So keep a rocking that piano
That’s why I go for that that rock and roll music
Any old time you use it
It’s got a back beat, you can’t lose it
Any old time you use it
Gotta be rock and roll music
If you wanna dance with me
If you wanna dance with me
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