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Jambalaya (On The Bayou) ʻUkulele Chords by Hank Williams

An automatic hit because of its recognition factor. Jambalaya is a natural for for ʻukulele! And it only uses two chords!

jambalayaJambalaya (On The Bayou)
Hank Williams
Honky Tonkin’
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         C                       G7
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.

     C                                  G7
Jambalaya and a crawfish pie and fillet gumbo
'Cause tonight I'm gonna see my ma cher amio
Pick guitar, fill fruit jar and be gay-o
Son of a gun, gonna have big fun on the bayou

Solo: C G7 C G7 C

      C                              G7
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




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Brad Bordessa

I'm an 'ukulele artist from Honoka'a, Hawai'i, where I run this site from a little plantation house in the jungle. I've taught workshops internationally, made Herb Ohta Jr. laugh until he cried, and once borrowed a uke to jam with HAPA onstage in my boardshorts. More about me