Oh Louisiana
Chuck Berry Lyrics


Oh, Louisiana, I stayed away from you too long
Oh, Louisiana, how can a true love go so wrong ?
She put me in shame and in sorrow and I come home tomorrow
Oh, Louisiana

Oh, Louisiana, yea, yea, Creole baby, Cajun queens
Quaint porches and windows, filet de gumbo, the Basin beans
Your beautiful Delta and bayous in greens
Oh, Louisiana
Oh, Louisiana, yea-e-e, yea, I'm flyin' on Delta Nine-o-three
Right over St. Louis, high over Memphis, Tennessee
On southward to the sea, where I long to be
Oh, Louisiana

Oh, o, Louisiana, yea, yea, them Yankee nights are cold and long
Oh, Louisiana, she broke my heart and wrecked my home
She shamed me in sorrow, to face my tomorrow
Oh, take me back, oh, Louisiana

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Comments from YouTube:

Cole Purcell

Good god, that's a tasteful tune.

Janice Menaul

yes! I heard for first time today. I saw him at Bumbershoot in Seattle 30 plus years ago. fantastic showman.

Ruby Night

This might be the most underrated song ever. Why isnt this a huge hit like his others

asatru-ash

Agreed,absolutelylove this song.
You might like a guy called Si Cranstoun hes pretty understated 👍

ratsalad

Good question

Antoinette Esterhuizen

This is his best song easy

Uli Winterhager

the song is just wonderful!!!!!

Uli Winterhager

maybe not the best, because there were so many, but the whole album is still my favourite! he seems to have got back to his roots on that

Logan Pierre

So underrated

Jim Cameron

I had the LP , bought it in a second hand shop in 1979, loved it

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