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Shake, Rattle and Roll/ Flip, Flop and Fly

Rating:
4.3 / 5

Words & Music: Charles Calhoun Willie Turner

Well get out of that kitchen and rattle those pots and pans
Get out of that kitchen and rattle those pots and pans
Well I want my breakfast 'cause I'm a hungry man
I believe you're doin' me wrong and now I know
I believe you're doin' me wrong and now I know
'cause the harder I work the faster my money goes

Well I said shake, rattle and roll
I said shake rattle and roll
I said shake, rattle and roll
I said shake rattle and roll
Well you won't do right
To save your doggone soul

I'm like the one-eyed cat peeping in a seafood store
I'm like the one-eyed cat peeping in a seafood store
Well I can look at you till you ain't no child no more

Well I said shake, rattle and roll
I said shake rattle and roll
I said shake, rattle and roll
I said shake rattle and roll
Well you won't do right
To save your doggone soul

I'm like a Mississippi bullfrog sittin' on a hollow stump
I'm like a Mississippi bullfrog sittin' on a hollow stump
I've got so many women I don't know which way to jump

I said flip flop and fly I don't care if I die
I said flip flop and fly I don't care if I die
I won't ever leave .. Don't ever say goodbye

Recordingdate: 1956, first released on: A Golden Celebration (album)

Musicians

Musicians who contributed to the first recording of Shake, Rattle and Roll/ Flip, Flop and Fly:

(guitar)
(guitar)
(bass)
(drums)

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Natha wrote on March 08, 2011
Love this live version eversince I heard it the first time. It is so full of spunk, the trademark of the man who was at that moment definitely destined to become the King of Music.
sugartummy wrote on May 01, 2013
Two songs that sounds very much the same. Elvis could've done the same with That's allright/My baby left me. This live version has different lyrics than the studio version and doesn't sound so frenetic.
jwedwards835 wrote on October 16, 2014
Classic t.v. performance! I give it the same number of stars that are in the heavens.
Gorse wrote on October 16, 2014
Raw and historical but his performances over the next few stage shows improved a lot from this debut. I like watching it performed but rarely listen to it without the video. Wish they would bring these shows out professionally restored like they did for Ed Sullivan
Pedro Nuno wrote on April 12, 2016
One of the greatest renditions of Rock Music. Pure and simple: a milestone in music history. The Young Pelvis soon to be King. Brutal, provocative, socially disturbing and musically perfect.
Cruiser621 wrote on February 04, 2018
5-stars for this song, but not necessarily this live version. This was the first song on my first 45RPM Extended Play, which was what most of us at such a young age could afford. If one owns the FTD 2-CD version of his first album "Elvis Presley" you'll find an unedited version of this song with just Elvis singing and no backup singing which the recorded version always had on it from RCA. That's the best version and the ultimate Elvis Presley back in 1956.
JerryNodak wrote on February 04, 2018
3 stars for this live medley. 5 stars for the record version of Shake, Rattle and Roll.
atomic powered poste wrote on August 16, 2018
When i watch the video i find it very enjoyable, but i never listen to the isolatet music-track. 4 stars for the performance.
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