The second, Marvin Gaye's landmark album What's Going On?, released earlier in 1971, asks in its title a question to which Sly could be giving a mocking reply. There's a riot going on up in cell block number 9 The trouble all started up in cell block number 4 It spread like fire across the prison floor. There’s a riot going on There’s a riot going on There’s a riot going on Up in cell block number nine. The song's setting takes place at a correctional facility. [Em E A B G Am C D] Chords for Wanda Jackson - Riot in Cell Block number9 with capo transposer, play along with guitar, piano, ukulele & mandolin. Forty-seven hours later, 3:00 AM on July 4, 1953, the prison security let loose tear gas on the inmates and they return to their cells. Song information for Riot in Cell Block #9 - Wanda Jackson on AllMusic There's a riot going on There's a riot going on There's a riot going on Up in cell block number nine. The trouble started in cell block number four It spread like fire across the prison floor I said "Come on boys, get ready to run - Here comes the warden with a tommy gun" There's a riot goin' on There's a riot goin' on There's a riot goin' on Up in cell block number nine. The jailhouse warden, armed with a Thompson sub machine gun, threatens to execute all the prisoners if the riot doesn't stop soon, but one of them, Scarface Jones, retaliates by carrying dynamite. View and print "Riot In Cell Block No 9 lyrics" and view all "Dr Feelgood" MIDI and MP3 backing tracks via links under the DETAILS section. "Riot in Cell Block #9" is a classic and pervasive R&B song composed by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller in 1954. Scar-face Jones said, "It's too late to quit" ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. A man is serving his prison sentence for armed robbery. NEW SONG: AC/DC - "Shot In The Dark" - LYRICS, HOT SONG: 21 Savage x Metro Boomin - "My Dawg​" - LYRICS, NEW SONG: Rod Wave - POP SMOKE - "MOOD SWINGS" ft. Lil Tjay - LYRICS, NEW SONG: Shawn Mendes - "Wonder" - LYRICS. At four o'clock in the mornin', I was sleepin' in my cell I heard a whistle blow, then I heard somebody yell (There's a riot goin' on) (There's a riot goin' on) (There's a riot goin' on) Up in cellblock number 9 The trouble started in cellblock number four It spread like fire across the prison floor I … Lyrics for Riot In Cell Block Number Nine by The Blues Brothers. Here come the warden with an automatic gun", In the forty-seventh hour the tear gas "Riot in Cell Block #9" is a classic and pervasive R&B song composed by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller in 1954. 9 from Dr. Feelgood's All Through The City (with Wilko 1974-1977) and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Press the blue PLAY button to hear "Riot In Cell Block No 9". The trouble started in cell block number four That's where [??] Riot In Cell Block Number Nine Lyrics, Blues Brothers, It was December the sixth 1983 I was doin' time for There's a riot goin' on There's a riot goin' on Up in cell block number 9 The warden said come out with your hands up in the air If you don't stop this riot, you all gonna get the chair Scar-face Jones said, "It's too late to quit" Pass the dynamite 'cause the fuse is lit There's a riot goin' on There's a riot goin' on There's a riot … but it was never released until they put a version on their 2011 album Live & Alternative Songs. It was December the sixth 1983 I was doin' time for armed robbery At four in the morning, I was sitting in my cell I heard a whistle blow, and I heard somebody yell. Copyright: Writer(s): Mike Stoller, Jerry Leiber Lyrics Terms of Use, July the second, it was nineteen sixty-three The song was first recorded by The Robins the same year. The song is played in the style of Hoochie Coochie Man and songs like that, so it's like a 12-bar blues but you stay on the I-chord longer. At 4:00 AM on July 2, 1953, he wakes up to a very alarming disturbance; a jail riot. I said, "Hey now boys, get ready to run This is "Riot In Cell Block Number 9" by RudeHouse Studio on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. © 2021 METROLYRICS, A RED VENTURES COMPANY. There's a riff in the verse, I've written the chords but you can just play those notes to get it right. Y'all gotta stop that stuff goin' on over there If ya don't stop that riot, y'all gonna get the chair I said, "Hey now boys, get ready to run Here come the warden with an automatic gun" There's a riot goin' on There's a riot goin' on There's a riot goin' on Down in cell block number 9 That recording was one of the first R&B hits to use sound effects and employed a Muddy Waters stop-time riff as the instrumental backing. The first, The Robins 1954 hit “Riot in Cell Block #9”, has as its chorus “There’s a Riot Goin’ On”. [1] That recording was one of the first R&B hits to use sound effects and employed a Muddy Waters stop-time riff as the instrumental backing.[1]. There's a riot goin' on Song information for Riot in Cell Block Number 9 - Roger Chapman & the Shortlist on AllMusic I was servin' time for armed robbery The Beach Boys reworked the song as "Student Demonstration Time" for the 1971 album Surf's Up. It is from the perspective of an inmate who describes a riot in his prison. There's a riot goin' on Down in cell block number 9 The riot started down in cell block number 4 Spread like wild fire across the prison floor Scar-face Jones said, "It's too late to quit" It was later covered by Eric Lapointe. In his version it was July 13, 1968, at 4:00 am and originated in cell block #3. It got our men "Riot in Cell Block No. Our warden said Come out with your hands up in the air If you don’t stop this riot you’re all gonna get the chair And Scarface Jones said It’s too late to quit Pass the dynamite, don’t you give me any shit. Riot In Cell Block No 9 MIDI File "Riot In Cell Block No 9" is a professional MIDI Backing Track. We are all back in our cells They called the state militia to help them win the fight Drove up to the prison in the middle of the night Each and every trooper he looked so tall and fine All the chicks went crazy up in cell block number nine. Four o'clock in the mornin', I was layin' back in my cell Riot In Cell Block #9 - The Robins Riot In Cell Block Number Nine - The Coasters Assumed/incorrect titles: Riot In Cell Block No. Down in cell block number 9, The riot started down in cell block number 4 The Beach Boys originally covered the song for their 1965 album Beach Boys' Party! Spread like wild fire across the prison floor I heard the whistle blow then I heard somebody yell, There's a riot goin' on Pass the dynamite 'cause the fuse is lit, Y'all gotta stop that stuff goin' on over there 9 by Dr. Feelgood Riot In Cell Block No. Warden came in with a big Tommy gun Bang-bang-bang, trying to stop our fun The warden said, "Come out with your hands up in the air If you don't stop this riot, you're all gonna get the chair" The song was first recorded by The Robins the same year. But every now and then. 9", also spelled "Riot in Cell Block Number 9" and "Riot in Cell Block #9", is a 1954 song by R&B group The Robins (later reformed into The Coasters). Riot In Cell Block No. There's a riot goin' on Down in cell block number 9 The riot started down in cell block number 4 Spread like wild fire across the prison floor Scar-face Jones said, "It's too late to quit" The song has been covered by many cross-genre artists such as The Grateful Dead, Wanda Jackson, Vicki Young, Johnny Winter, Dr. Feelgood, The Blues Brothers, Commander Cody and his Lost Planet Airmen, Johnny Cash, and Flat Duo Jets. I said "OK boys, get ready to run 'Cause here comes the warden with his tommy gun" The warden said "Come out with your hands up in the air If you don't stop this riot, you're all gonna get the chair" There’s a riot going … Learn how and when to remove this template message, Commander Cody and his Lost Planet Airmen, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Riot_in_Cell_Block_Number_9&oldid=1000918467, Songs written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen songs, Articles needing additional references from January 2019, All articles needing additional references, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 17 January 2021, at 10:43. There's a riot goin' on If ya don't stop that riot, y'all gonna get the chair Watch the video for Riot in Cell Block Number Nine from The Robins's The US Singles Collection 1954-1961 for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Up in cell block number nine. There's a riot goin' on (There's a riot goin' on) There's a riot goin' on Up in cell block number nine. Theres a riot going on Theres a riot going on Theres a riot going on Up in cell block number nine Our warden said come out with your hands up in the air If you dont stop this riot youre all gonna get the chair And scarface jones said its too late to quit Pass the dynamite, dont you give me any shit Theres a riot going on Theres a riot going on There's a riot goin' on Down in cell block number 9. It was also translated and performed in French by Michel Pagliaro as "Émeute dans la Prison" (Riot in the Prison). There's a riot goin' on There's a riot goin' on Up in cell block number nine. 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