AROUND AND AROUND

Original Chuck Berry version


They say the joint was rockin'
a goin' 'round and round
Yeah reelin' and a rockin' what a crazy sound
Well they never stopped rockin' till the moon went down

Oh it sounds so sweet I gotta take me a chance
Rose out of my seat just had to dance
Started movin' my feet well a clappin' my hands
Well the joint started

Rockin' Going 'Round and around
Yeah reelin' and a rockin' what a crazy sound
A well they never stopped rockin' till the moon went down

Twelve o'clock
Well the place as packed
Front doors was locked
Well the place was packed
When the police knocked
Both doors flew back
But they kept on a ....

Oh they kept on a....


(Chuck Berry), by Chuck Berry (Chess 1691), 1958. Played just once in the Darkness On The Edge Of Town Tour (29 Aug 1978 St.Petersburg, FL) and many times in bars and guest appearances in NJ in 1982 and 1987. Sporadically played later, too, always in small clubs.

This is the original Chuck Berry version. See also Bruce version.

Available Versions

List of available versions of AROUND AND AROUND on this website:

AROUND AND AROUND [Bruce version]
AROUND AND AROUND [Original Chuck Berry version]