Born On The Bayou

Lyrics: John Fogerty
Music: John Fogerty

Played by John Fogerty with the Grateful Dead on 3 November 1991 at the memorial for Bill Graham. Also played once at a Furthur Jam on 8 July 1996.

Now, when I was just a little boy
Standin' to my Daddy's knee
My poppa said, "Son, don't let the man get you
Do what he done to me"
'Cause he'll get you
'Cause he'll get you now, now

And I can remember the fourth of July
Runnin' through the backwood, bare
And I can still hear my old hound dog barkin'
Chasin' down a hoodoo there
Chasin' down a hoodoo there

Chorus
Born on the Bayou
Born on the Bayou
Born on the Bayou

Wish I was back on the Bayou
Rollin' with some Cajun Queen
Wishin' I were a fast freight train
Just a chooglin' on down to New Orleans

[Chorus]




Futher Information
For more information on recordings see Matt Schofield's Grateful Dead Family Discography

 


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