BE-BOP-A-LULA

Live 23 Jul 1982 version


Brian Setzer:Yeah, come on, make some fucking noise!

Brian Setzer:One, two, three, four!

Brian Setzer:Well, Be-Bop-A-Lula, she's my baby
Setzer and Springsteen: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
Brian Setzer:Look out!

Brian Setzer:She's the gal in the red blue jeans
Bruce Springsteen:She's the queen of all the teens
Brian Setzer:She's the woman that I love
Bruce Springsteen:She's the one that goes
Setzer and Springsteen:Yeah!

Brian Setzer:Be-Bop-A-Lula, she's my baby
Setzer and Springsteen:Be-Bop-A-Lula, I don't mean maybe
Be-Bop-A-Lula, she's my baby doll, my baby doll, my baby doll
Brian Setzer:All right, Boss!

Brian Setzer:Whoa!

Brian Setzer:Are you ready, Cats?

Brian Setzer:Bring it up!
Whoa!

Brian Setzer:Look out!

Brian Setzer:Well, she's the one who's got that beat
She's the one with the flying feet
She's the one that walks around the store
She's the one that yells,
Whoa!

Setzer and Springsteen: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
Brian Setzer:Oh!

Brian Setzer:Whoa!

Brian Setzer:Yeah!
Whoa, whoa!

Brian Setzer:Ah, Be-Bop-A-Lula, she's my baby
Setzer and Springsteen: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

Intro

BE-BOP-A-LULA is a 1956 song by Gene Vincent And His Blue Caps. See the original Gene Vincent And His Blue Caps version for more details.

Live 23 Jul 1982 version

The above lyrics are for the live 23 Jul 1982 performance of BE-BOP-A-LULA at The Fast Lane in Asbury Park, NJ, with the Stray Cats. Bruce Springsteen made a surprise guest appearance at the club, joining the Stray Cats for a three-song set, the second song of which was the only known full Springsteen performance of BE-BOP-A-LULA.

Live History

BE-BOP-A-LULA was performed off-tour on 23 Jul 1982 at The Fast Lane in Asbury Park, NJ, with the Stray Cats.

  1. 23 Jul 1982 at The Fast Lane, Asbury Park, NJ

A snippet of BE-BOP-A-LULA was used as an introduction to ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) once on 19 Mar 1977 in Lewiston, ME. See the live 19 Mar 1977 version of ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) for more details.

Credits

Thanks Jake (ol'catfishinthelake at BTX and Greasy Lake) for the lyrics help.

Available Versions

List of available versions of BE-BOP-A-LULA on this website:

BE-BOP-A-LULA [Live 23 Jul 1982 version]
BE-BOP-A-LULA [Original Gene Vincent And His Blue Caps version]

Page last updated: 19 Sep 2012