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(HEP ! HEP !) THE JUMPIN' JIVE aka THE JUMPIN' JIVE (Cab Calloway / Fred Froeba / Jack Palmer) Cab Calloway & His Orch. - 1939 Lionel Hampton & His Orch. - 1939 Also recorded by: The Andrews Sisters; Joe Jackson; Jimmy Dorsey & His Orch; Glenn Miller & His Orch; Bob Crosby & His Orch; Benny Goodman & His Orch; Ella Fitzgerald; Lee Press-on & the Nails. Hep-hep! De-boodle-de-ack, de-boodle-de-ackasaki! Hep-hep! Oh, rang-tang, te-dah-dah, Hep-hep! Gonna tell you 'bout the jumpin' jive, Hep-hep! Jim, jam, jump, the jumpin' jive; Hep-hep! Cats gonna beat out this mellow jive; Hep-hep! Beat it out on the mellow side. Boy? Whatcha gonna say there, gate? Oh, boy! Whatcha gonna say there, gate? Palomar, Shalomar, Swanee shore, Let me dig that jive once more, Boy! Lay it right on down to the gator. Oh, boy! Lay it flat as a gator. Now, can't you hear those hepcats call, Yeah! Come on, boys, let's have a ball! The jim, jam, jump on the jumpin' jive Makes you dig your jive on the mellow side, Hep-hep! Hep-hep! The jim, jam, jump is the solid jive Makes you nine foot tall when you're four foot five, Hep-hep! Hep-hep! Now, don't you be that ickeroo, Get hep, come on and follow through, Then you get your steady foo, You make the joint jump like the gators do, The jim, jam, jump on the jumpin' jive Makes you like your eggs on the Jersey side, Hep-hep! Hep-hep! The jim, jam, jumpin' jive Makes you hep-hep on the mellow side! Hep-hep! Hep-hep! Hep-hep! Hep-hep! The jim, jam, jump on the jumpin' jive, Will make you dig your jive on the mellow side, Hep-hep! Hep-hep! The jim, jam, jump, the solid jive Makes you nine foot tall when you're four foot five, Hep-hep! Hep-hep! Now, don't you be that ickeroo, Get hep, come on and follow through, Then you get your steady foo, You make the joint jump like the gators do, The jim, jam, jump on the jumpin' jive Makes you like your eggs on the Jersey side, Hep-hep! Hep-hep! The jim, jam, jumpin' jive, Makes you hep-hep on the mellow side; Hep-hep! Hep-hep! (Scat singing) Now, I've told you 'bout the jumpin' jive, The jim, jam, jump, the jumpin' jive, I know you dug this mellow jive, Oh, you dig it on the mellow side. (Contributed by Bill Huntley - February 2005) ***** As recorded by Joe Jackson: Boys - what you gonna say down there? Oh boys - what you gonna say down there? Palamar, Shalomar, Swannee shore Let me dig that jive once more Boys - take it right on down to the gator Oh boys - gotta take a side elevator Can't you hear those hip cats call Come on boys let's have a ball The jip-jam-jump is a jumpin' jive Makes you dig your jive on the mellow side The jip-jam-jump is a solid jive Makes you nine foot tall when you're four foot five Now, don't you be that hickeroo Get hip, come on and follow do When you get your steady fool You met your jump like the gators do The jip-jam-jump is a jumpin' jive Makes you like your eggs on the jersey side The jip-jam-jumpin' jive Makes you hip hip on the mellow side The jip-jam-jump is a solid jive Makes you nine foot tall when you're four foot five The jip-jam-jumpin' jive Makes you hip hip on the mellow side Now, don't you be that hickeroo Get hip, come on and follow do When you get your steady fool You met your jump like the gators do The jip-jam-jump is a jumpin' jive Makes you like your eggs on the jersey side The jip-jam-jumpin' jive Makes you hip hip on the mellow side Skibbel-de-doo . . . Now I told you 'bout the jumpin' jive Jip-jam-jum the jumpin' jive I know you dug this mellow jive Cause you dig it on the mellow side *****

    


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