Jambalaya
Written by Hank Williams
Chord-chart by Lynn Lewis

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1.

|G / / / |D / / Goodbye Joe, me gotta go, me-oh-my-oh, / |D / / / |G / / Me gotta go pole the pirogue down the bayou, / |G / / / |D / / My Yvonne, the sweetest one, me-oh-my-oh, / |D / / / |G / / Son of a gun we'll have big fun on the bayou.

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- |G / / / |D / / Jamba-laya and a crawfish pie and filet gumbo, / |D / / / |G / / 'cause to-night I'm gonna see my ma chere-a-mio, / |G / / / |D / / Pick guitar, fill fruit jar and be gay-oh, / |D / / / |G / / - | Son of a gun we'll have big fun on the bayou.

2.

Thibodaux Fontaineaux, the place is buzzing, 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.

chorus:

3.

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

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