"Jambalaya" as written by and Sr. Williams....
Goodbye, Joe, me gotta go, me oh my oh
Me gotta go, pole the pirogue down the bayou
My Yvonne, the sweetest one, me oh my oh
Son of a gun, we'll have big fun on the bayou

Jambalaya and a crawfish pie and filgumbo
'Cause tonight I'm gonna see my ma cher amio
Pick guitar, fill fruit jar and be gayo
Son of a gun, we'll have big fun on the bayou

Thibodaux, Fontaineaux, the place is buzzin'
kinfolk come to see Yvonne by the dozen
Dress in style and go hog wild, me oh my oh
Son of a gun, we'll have big fun on the bayou

Jambalaya and a crawfish pie and filXumbo
'Cause tonight I'm gonna see my ma cher amio
Pick guitar, fill fruit jar and be gayo
Son of a gun, we'll have big fun on the bayou

Settle down far from town, get me a pirogue
and I'll catch all the fish in the bayou
Swap my mon to buy Yvonne what she need-o
Son of a gun, we'll have big fun on the bayou

Jambalaya and a crawfish pie and filXumbo
'Cause tonight I'm gonna see my ma cher amio
Pick guitar, fill fruit jar and be gayo
Son of a gun, we'll have big fun on the bayou


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"Jambalaya" as written by Hank Williams Sr.

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    General CommentThis is just a good-timin' song with a Cajun flavor. I believe it was written by Hank Williams, but nobody can uncork a song like Little Miss Dynamite, and she blows the roof off this one. Her robust vocals, plus the peppy instrumentation, make for a great party song.

    Note that she does use a Cajun pronunciation of the French--she sings "shire" for "chere," "Tibeedoh" for "Thibodeaux," etc. You just can't beat a combination like that. This is the first song I ever heard Brenda sing, and to me it's still the best. She's got a headknockin' voice!
    law4on March 28, 2009   Link

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