A lot of fellows nowadays have a B.A., M.D., or Ph.D. Unfortunately, they don’t have a J.O.B.
Well, I wouldn’t want to say that I started it (rock ‘n’ roll), but I don’t remember anyone else before me playing that kind of stuff.
Don’t send me no letter, cause I can’t read.
I traveled all over for about 50 years, I love a lot of places and I’ve been a lot of places, but I just don’t care to leave home.
Clean living keeps me in shape. Righteous thoughts are my secret. And New Orleans home cooking.
I use to love you honey, ’til you spent all my money.
I found my thrill on Blueberry Hill.
Everybody started calling my music rock and roll, but it wasn’t anything but the same rhythm and blues I’d been playing down in New Orleans.