GET RHYTHM
(Johnny Cash)



Get rhythm when you get the blues

Hey, get rhythm when you get the blues

Get a rock 'n' roll feelin' in your bones

Get taps on your toes and just get gone

Get rhythm when you get the blues



Little shoeshine boy never gets low down

But he's got the dirtiest job in town

Bendin' low at the peoples' feet

On the windy corner of the dirty street

Well, I asked him while he shined my shoes

How'd he keep from gettin' the blues

He grinned as he shook his little head

Popped a shoeshine rag and then he said



Get rhythm when you get the blues

Hey, get rhythm when you get the blues

It only costs a dime, just a nickel a shoe

Does a million dollars worth of good for you

Get rhythm when you get the blues



Well, I started to listen to the shoeshine boy

And I thought I was gonna jump for joy

Slapped on the shoe polish left and right

He took a shoeshine rag and he held it tight

He stopped once to wipe the sweat away

I said you're a mighty little boy to be a-workin' that way

He said