Cab Calloway, Chris Calloway Jumpin' Jive cover

Jumpin' Jive
by & Chris Calloway
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Jumpin' Jive Lyrics

Song Meaning
Verse 1
Hep hep
De-boodle-de-ack, de-boodle-de-ackasaki
Hep hep
Oh, rang-tang, te-dah-dah
Hep-hep
Gonna tell you 'bout the jumpin' jive
Verse 2
Hep hep
Jim, jam, jump, the jumpin' jive
Hep hep
Cats gonna beat out this mellow jive
Hep hep
Beat it out on the mellow side
Verse 3
Boy
Whatcha gonna say there, gate?
Oh, boy
Whatcha gonna say there, gate?
Palomar, shalomar, Swanee shore
Let me dig that jive once more
Verse 4
Boy
Lay it right on down to the gator
Oh, boy
Lay it flat as a gator
Now, can't you hear those hep cats call?
Yeah
Come on, boys, let's have a ball
Verse 5
The jim, jam, jump on the jumpin' jive
Makes you dig your jive on the mellow side
Hep hep
Hep hep
Verse 6
The jim, jam, jump is the solid jive
Makes you nine foot tall when you're four foot five
Hep hep
Hep hep
Verse 7
Now, don't you be that ickeroo
Get hep, come on and follow through
Then you get your steady foo
You make the joint jump like the gators do
Verse 8
The jim, jam, jump on the jumpin' jive
Makes you like your eggs on the Jersey side
Hep hep
Hep hep
Verse 9
The jim, jam, jumpin' jive
Makes you hep hep on the mellow side
Hep hep, hep hep
Hep hep, hep hep
Verse 10
The jim, jam, jump on the jumpin' jive
Will make you dig your jive on the mellow side
Hep hep
Hep hep
Verse 11
The jim, jam, jump, the solid jive
Makes you nine foot tall when you're four foot five
Hep hep
Hep hep
Verse 12
Now, don't you be that ickeroo
Get hep, come on and follow through
Then you get your steady foo
You make the joint jump like the gators do
Verse 13
The jim, jam, jump on the jumpin' jive
Makes you like your eggs on the Jersey side
Hep hep
Hep hep
Verse 14
The jim, jam, jumpin' jive
Makes you hep hep, on the mellow side
Hep hep
Hep hep
Verse 15
Now, I've told you 'bout the jumpin' jive
The jim, jam, jump, the jumpin' jive
I know you dug this mellow jive
Oh, you dig it on the mellow side
Verse 16

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