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JAMBALAYA
HANK WILLIAMS, SR. WROTE THE LYRICS , MUSIC,  AND RECORDED  "JAMBALAYA" IN 1947.
MUSIC IS LIVE AT THE GRAND OLE OPRY

9-17-23 TO 1-1-53
  CAJUN GRANDPA DANCING WITH HIS CAJUN GRANDAUGHTER TO CAJUN MUSIC!
GOODBYE JOE, ME GOTTA GO, ME OH MY OH,
ME GOTTA GO POLE THE PIROGUE DOWN THE BAYOU.
MY YVONNE, SWEETEST ONE, ME OH MY OH,
SON OF A GUN, WE'LL HAVE BIG FUN ON THE BAYOU.
THIBODEAUX, FONTAINENOT, THE PLACE IS BUZZIN',
THE KINFOLK COME TO SEE YVONNE BY THE DOZEN.
WELL, THEY'RE DRESSED IN STYLE, GO HOG WILD, ME OH MY OH,
SON OF A GUN, WE'LL HAVE BIG FUN ON THE BAYOU.

JAMBALAYA, CRAWFISH PIE AND FILE' GUMBO,
FOR TONIGHT I'M GONNA SEE MY MA CHER AMIO.
PICK GUITAR, FILL FRUIT JAR AND BE GAY-O,
SON OF A GUN, WE'LL HAVE BIG FUN ON THE BAYOU.
I 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,  CRAWFISH PIE AND FILE' GUMBO,
FOR TONIGHT I'M GONNA SEE MY MA CHER AMIO.
PICK GUITAR, FILL FRUIT JAR AND BE GAY-O,
SON OF A GUN, WE'LL HAVE BIG FUN ON THE BAYOU.
DLS   11-1-02
JAMBALAYA,  CRAWFISH PIE AND FILE' GUMBO,
FOR TONIGHT I'M GONNA SEE MY MA CHER AMIO.
PICK GUITAR, FILL FRUIT JAR AND BE GAY-O,
SON OF A GUN, WE'LL HAVE BIG FUN ON THE BAYOU.
JAMBALAYA, CRAWFISH PIE AND FILE' GUMBO,
FOR TONIGHT I'M GONNA SEE MY MA CHER AMIO.
PICK GUITAR, FILL FRUIT JAR AND BE GAY-O,
SON OF A GUN, WE'LL HAVE BIG FUN ON THE BAYOU.

SON OF A GUN, WE'LL HAVE BIG FUN ON THE BAYOU!
THE NITTY GRITTY DIRT BAND IS PERFORMING "JAMBALAYA"