A quick side step from jazz this time. But again a great song to dance on ‘till broad daylight. With gratitude to my elder brother who one day in the fifties entered the house, put a disc on the turn table and learned me how to rock.

Mocking rocks rock (in loving memory of Bill Haley too)

One, two, three o´clock, four o´clock, rock

Five, six, seven o´clock, eight o´clock, rock

Nine, ten, eleven o´clock, twelve o´clock, rock

We´re gonna build walls ‘round the clock tonight

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Put your hard hat on, get ready, get on

We´ll have some fun when the clock strikes one

We´re gonna fence that White House in tonight

We´re gonna build and build, ´til broad daylight

We´re building walls around that House tonight

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When the clock strikes two, three and four

If the building slows down we´ll yell for more

We´re gonna build around the clock tonight

We´re gonna build that wall, ´til broad daylight

We´re gonna build, gonna build, around the clock tonight

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When the chimes ring five, six and seven

We´ll be right in rockers heaven

We´re gonna build around the clock tonight

We´re gonna build that wall, ´til broad daylight

We´re gonna build, gonna build, around the clock tonight

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When it´s eight, nine, ten, eleven too

We´re goin´ strong and – shouting boo -

We´re gonna build around the clock tonight

We´re gonna build that wall, ´til broad daylight

We´re gonna shut him off, around the clock tonight

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When the clock strikes twelve, we´ll be happy then

To mock him around the clock again

We´re gonna mock around the clock tonight

We´re gonna mock, mock, mock, ´til broad daylight

We´re gonna mock, gonna mock, around the clock tonight

Original writer/s: JIMMY DEKNIGHT, MAX FREEDMAN

Publisher: ROBERT W. CINQUE

Original Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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Friend of life and beauty and foe of spoilers of life and beauty. Golden marriage. Grandfather. Pianist and micro poet. Dutch, European.

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