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Let It Rock Lyrics By Chuck Berry

    in the heat of the day
    down in mobile alabama
    working on the railroad
    with the steeldriving hammer
    i gotta make some money
    to buy some brand new shoes
    tryin’ to find somebody
    to take away these blues
    she don’t love me
    hear them singing in the sun
    payday’s coming when my work is all done

    later in the evening when the sun is sinking low
    all day i been waiting for the whistle to blow
    sitting in a teepee built right on the tracks
    rolling them bones until the foreman comes back
    pick up your belongings boys and scatter about
    we’ve got an offschedule train comin’ two miles out

    everybody’s scrambling n’ ‘jumping around
    picking up their money
    tearing the teepee down
    foreman wants to panic
    ’bout to go insane
    trying to get the workers out the way of the train
    engineer blows the whistle long and long
    can’t stop the train
    you have to let it roll on

    Artist: Chuck Berry

    Year: 1960

    Decade: 60s

    Language: en

    Word Count: 89