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Jump Jive An Wail Chords

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This is taken from the original score. The other version is too simplified. This song was written for a full orchestra. Was this info helpful? Yes No
Jump, Jive an' Wail recorded by Brian Setzer Orchestra
                    Words and Music by Louis Prima, arranged by Mac Huff
Here's a live version https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hOmchdK5_4o

Tempo = Big Band Swing

[Intro]
G6

[Verse 1]
N.C. 
Baby, baby it looks like it's gonna hail
C7                                      G6
Baby, baby it' looks like it's gonna hail
           D7                                              G6
You better come inside let me teach you how to jive and wail

[Chorus 1]
          G6                                     
You gotta jump, jive, and then you wail You gotta jump, jive, and then you wail
          C7                                     G6
You gotta jump, jive, and then you wail You gotta jump, jive, and then you wail
         D7              C7               G6
you gotta jump, jive, and then you wail a-way

[Saxophone solo] (clap along)
G6  C7  G6  D7  G6

[Verse 2]
N.C.
Papa's in the icebox lookin' for a can of ale
C7                                          G6
Papa's in the icebox lookin' for a can of ale
D7                                                 G6    Bb9  A9  Ab9
Mama's in the backyard learning how to jive and wail

[Chorus 1]
          G6                                     
You gotta jump, jive, and then you wail You gotta jump, jive, and then you wail
          C7                                     G6
You gotta jump, jive, and then you wail You gotta jump, jive, and then you wail
         D7              C7               G6
you gotta jump, jive, and then you wail a-way

[Guitar solo] (clap along)
G6  C7  G6  D7  G6

[Verse 3]
N.C.
A woman is a woman and a man ain't nothin' but a male
  C7                                                G6
A woman is a woman and a man ain't nothin' but a male
   D7                                                G6  Bb13   Bbm7   Eb13
One good thing about him He knows how to jive and wail

[Verse 4]
Ab6
Jack and jill went up the hill to get a pail
Db9                                         Ab6
Jack and jill went up the hill to get a pail
Bbm7                         Eb7                     Cm   Bm7  Bbm7   E9  Db/Eb   A7(b9)  
Jill stayed up, she wants to learn how to jive and wail

[chorus 2] 
(Clap along)
       Ab6
         jump, jive, and then you wail You gotta jump, jive, and then you wail
         Db7                                    Ab6
You gotta jump, jive, and then you wail You gotta jump, jive, and then you wail
         Eb7            Db7              Ab6  
You gotta jump, jive, and then you wail away!

         Ab6
You gotta jump, jive, and then you wail You gotta jump, jive, and then you wail
         Db7                                    Ab6
You gotta jump, jive, and then you wail You gotta jump, jive, and then you wail
         Eb7            Db7               Ab6  Cb13   Bbm7   Eb7
You gotta jump, jive, and then you wail away!

        Ab6
You gotta jump, jive, and then you wail You gotta jump, jive, and then you wail
         Db7                                    Ab6
You gotta jump, jive, and then you wail You gotta jump, jive, and then you wail
         Eb7            Db7               Ab6    A    Ab13
You gotta jump, jive, and then you wail away!        Ye-ah-hh!
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