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JAMBALAYA
Words and Music by Hank Williams - 1952
Number 2 on the Hit Parade in 1952, played for 14 weeks.
Verse:----------- ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
C - G7 -
- - C -
- - G7 -
- - C -
Chorus:--------- ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
C - G7 -
- - C -
- - G7 -
- - C -  (repeat all)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
This song has two lead-in notes in the verse. Play verse, chorus, verse, chorus.
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First Verse:
Good-bye 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.
 
Second Verse:
Thibodeaux, Fontainenot, 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.
 
Chorus:
Jambalaya and a crawfish pie and file' gumbo,
'Cause 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.
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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