Shake Your Moneymaker

Elmore James

About Shake Your Moneymaker

"Shake Your Moneymaker" or "Shake Your Money Maker" is a song recorded by Elmore James in 1961 that has become a blues standard. Inspired by earlier songs, it has been interpreted and recorded by several blues and other artists. "Shake Your Moneymaker" is included on the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's list of the "500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll" and in 2019, the Blues Foundation inducted it into the Blues Hall of Fame as a "Classic of Blues Recording".


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2013
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Shake your moneymaker  [Repeat: x5]
And then

Shake your moneymaker [Repeat: x5]
And then

I got a girl who lives up on the hill 
I got a girl who lives up on the hill 
Talk she gonna love me, 
but I don't believe she will 

You gotta shake your moneymaker 
Shake your moneymaker, baby 
Shake your moneymaker 
Shake your moneymaker 
You gotta shake your moneymaker 
And then

I got a girl and she just won't be true 
I got a girl and she just won't be true 
She's locked to the bridge, 
she won't do a thing I tell her to do 

She won't shake her moneymaker 
Won't shake her moneymaker 
She want to roll her activator 
She won't shake her moneymaker 
She won't shake her moneymaker 
She won't

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Elmore James

Elmore James (January 27, 1918 – May 24, 1963) was an American blues guitarist, singer, songwriter, band leader. He was known as "the King of the Slide Guitar" and had a unique guitar style, noted for his use of loud amplification and his stirring voice. more »

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