Jersey Bounce
Words:Robert B. Wright
Music:Edward Johnson, Tiny Bradshaw and Bobby Platter
Performed By:  Ella Fitzgerald
Copyright:Unknown
Jumbo Jimbo's
Song Lyrics Archive
Search Database:
 


 

Track Title:               Jersey Bounce

Album Title:               Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie!
Prime Artist:              Ella Fitzgerald
Lyrics by:                 Robert B. Wright
Music by:                  Edward Johnson

Music by:                  Tiny Bradshaw
Music by:                  Bobby Plater
Drums:                     Stan Levey
Guitar:                    Herb Ellis

Bass:                      Joe Mondragon
Piano:                     Lou Levy
Originally made famous by: Benny Goodman     (Benjamin David G.)
Producer:                  Norman Granz

From:                      1942

Lyrics:

(scat intro)
They call it that Jersey bounce
A rhythm that really counts
The temperature always mounts
Wherever they play, the funny rhythm they play

It started on Journal Square
And somebody heard it there
He put it right on the air
And now you hear it everywhere

Uptown, gave it new licks
Downtown, added some tricks
No town, makes it sound, the same
As where it came from

So if you don't feel so hot
Go out to some Jersey spot
And whether you're hep or not
The Jersey bounce'll make you swing

(scat)
How I love that Jersey bounce
(scat)
Oh come on and play that Jersey bounce
(scat)

They call it that Jersey bounce
A rhythm that really counts
The temperature always mounts
Whenever they play that Jersey Bounce

It started on Journal Square
And somebody heard it there
He put it right on the air
That tune called the Jersey Bounce

Uptown, gave it new licks
Downtown, added some tricks
No town, make it sound the same
As where it came from

So if you don't feel so hot
Go out to some Jersey spot
And whether you're hep or not
The Jersey bounce'll make you swing

Ounce by ounce
The Jersey Bounce
Puts you right in the swing
That Jersey Bounce
It'll make you swing

Give me that Jersey Bounce.

trancribed by Todd Peach todd@thepeaches.com)
© Copyright 2004-06 JumboJimbo.com
Please note that the lyrics collection is provided for private education/information purposes only. You are advised to confirm your compliance with the appropriate local copyright regulations before using any of the material provided by any Internet lyrics site. The lyrics/chords/tabs sheets represent contributors' interpretations of the material and may not be identical to the original versions, which are copyright their respective owners.