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C                            E
What's the matter with the clothes I'm wearing?
           Bb                            F
"Can't You tell that your tie's too wide?"
C                        E
Maybe I should bye some old tab collar?
         Bb                  F
"Welcome back to the age of jive.

Em                          Am
Where have you been hiddin' out lately, honey?
    Em                          D              G
You can't dress trashy till you spend a lot of money"
C         Em                Bb
Everybody talking 'bout the new sound. 
F               Am             G       C
Funny, but it's still rock and roll to me.

C                          E
What's the matter with the car I'm driving?
      Bb                 F
Can't tell it's out of style?"
C                     E
Should I get a set of white wall tires?
         Bb                         F
"Are you gonna cruise the miracle mile?

Em                     Am
Nowadays you cant't be too sentimental.
     Em                      D         G
Your best bet's a true baby, blue Continental."
C          Em        Bb           F
Hot funny, cool punk even if it's old junk,
     Am              G       C
it's still rock and roll to me.

C    G                            F
Oh    it doesn't matter what they say in the papaers,
            E                              Am
'cause it's always been the same old scene.
          G                        F
There's a new band in town but you can't get the sound 
       E                   Ab 
from a story in a magazine.
Eb                          F         G
aimed at your average teen.

C                   E
How about a pair of pink sidewinders
      Bb                        F
and a bright orange pair of pants?
C                            E
"Well, you could really be a Beau Brummel baby,
       Bb                      F     Em 
if you just give it half a chance.

Don't waste your money on a new set of speakers.
    Em                     D               G
You get more milage from a cheaper pair of sneakers."
C           Em        Bb           F
Next phase, new wave, dance trace, anyways
     Am             G          C
it's still rock and roll to me.

    F     E    Am     G     F
    E7    Ab   Eb     F     G

C                          E
What's the matter with the crowd I'm seeing?
       Bb                           F
"Don't know that they're out of tough?"
C                       E
Should I try to be a straight 'A' student?"
      Bb                           F      Em
If You are, then you think too much."

Em                        Am
"Don't you know about the new fashion, honey?
Em                           D          G
All you need are looks and a whole lota money."
         C           Em        Bb            
It's the next phase, new wave, dance trace; anyways
     Am             G         C          C
it's still rock and roll to me.

C           E                 Bb
Everybody's talking about the new sound. 
                G                       C9
Funny, but it's still rock and roll to me.
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  1. I love this song so much.

  2. Jillianlamanna

    this is awesome

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