Jambalaya (On the Bayou)    (intro)    (midi)

 

                     C                                    G

1. Goodbye Joe, me gotta go, me oh my oh,

                                         G7                      C

    me gotta go pole the pirogue down the bayou.

                                                                 G

    My Yvonne, the sweetest one, me oh my oh,

                                                   G7             C

    son of the sun, we'll have big fun on the bayou.

            C                                               G

Jambalaya, a-crawfish pie and-a fillet gumbo

                                          G7                        C

'Cause tonight I'm gonna see my machez amio

                                                     G

Pick guitar, fill fruit jar and be gay-oh

                                                G7             C

son of the gun, we'll have big fun on the bayou.

                   C                                                   G

2. Thibay-deaux, Fountaineaux, the place is buzzin',

                                       G7                  C

    kinfolk come to see Yvonne by the dozen.

                                                            G

    Dress in style, go hog wild, me oh my oh,

                                                   G7              C

    son of the gun, we'll have big fun on the bayou. 

 

                            C-G-G7-C-G-G7-C

+ CHORUS  +    Instrumental = verse     + CHORUS

 

(Hank Williams)