Battle of New Orleans 4: 52 Trk 3
(Joseph Boudreaux)
Big Chief Monk Boudreaux & The Golden Eagles
Joseph Boudreaux - vocal & tambourine
Geechie Johnson - floor tom, Ezell - congas
Larry Boudreaux - cowbell, Eric Boudreaux
& Anders Osbourn - acoustic gtrs. Trk date unk.
Album: Mr. Stranger Man
Shanachie Records #5749

Bo! Pakenha-ma-de-koo-fay!
But they stay
Indian, hey-oh!
Hee! Hee! Woo!
(Woo-woo-woo-woo-woo-woo-woo)
Baa!
(Prepare yourself)
Baa!
(Look like trouble)
(Look like trouble)
(Look like trouble)

Oh, yeah!
(Look like trouble)
Oh, yeah!
(Look like trouble)
Let me tell ya', now
(Look like trouble)
'Bout the Battle down in New Orleans
(Look like trouble)
Oh, yeah!
(Look like trouble)
Got to tell you, now
(Look like trouble)
The Battle happened, now
(Look like trouble)
Down in New Orleans

The Pretty White Eagles
(Look like trouble)
Were jumpin' in the mo'nin
(It look like trouble)
'Body, they was leavin'
(Look like trouble)
'Body, was pretty
(It looked like trouble)
They were jumpin' in the mo'nin
(Look like trouble)
They start, no trouble now
(They look like trouble)
'Body got ready
(Look like trouble)
The Flag was ready
(Looked like trouble)
The Spy was ready
(They looked like trouble)
The Big Chief holl'in, now
(They looked like trouble)
Crossed the line
(They looked like trouble)
The boundry line
(They looked like trouble)
They cross avenue, now

Oh boy, they was pretty
(Look like trouble)
Jumpin' in the mo'nin
(Look like trouble)
Met them more then one hundred
And boy, they was comin'
(They looked like trouble)
'Body was dancin'
(They looked like trouble)
The second line band
(They looked like trouble)
They was bandin' the mo'nin
(They looked like trouble)
They was dancin' in the mo'nin
(They looked like trouble)
They was havin' fun
(They looked like trouble)
Boy, was ready
(Looked like trouble)

The Spy Boy
(Looked like trouble)
Done throwed the signal, now
(Looked like trouble)
The signal say, ya'all
(Looked like trouble)
It looked like trouble
(It looked like trouble)
Said, looked like trouble, now
(Looked like trouble)
Say, up ahead
(Looked like trouble)
His Spy went to wildin'
(Looked like trouble)
They look like trouble, now
(Looked like trouble)
Is up ahead
(Looked like trouble)

Old Big Chief t'hollin'
(They looked like trouble)
He raise his banner, now
(They looked like trouble)
He said, 'Keep on rollin'
(Looked like trouble)
He said, 'Keep on movin', ya'all
(Looked like trouble)
Said, 'Keep on groovin', now'

The Pretty White Eagles
(They looked like trouble)
Were jumpin' in the mo'nin
(Looked like trouble)
The Pretty White Eagles
(Looked like trouble)
Didn't get no warnin', ya'all
(They looked like trouble)
When the second line
(Looked like trouble)
Done start de trouble, now
(They looked like trouble)
Them Injun's rollin'
(They looked like trouble)
Caught in the middle

(Say, it looked like trouble)
Oh, trouble started, now
(Looked like trouble)
Say, trouble started, now
(They looked like trouble)
'Body was fightin'
(It looked like trouble)
The Bloody Day
(It looked like trouble)
Down in New Orleans
(It looked like trouble)

Po' boy, wit you holl'in'?
(It looked like trouble)
The Flag went to wild'in
(It looked like trouble)
The Injun Ruler
(It looked like trouble)
The Big Chief jumpin', now
(It looked like trouble)

They standin' on de corner
(Ooooh-oh-oh, pake-ma-d'ae)
(It looked like trouble)
They standin' on the corner
(It looked like trouble)
The Spy Boy
(It looked like trouble)
See the fire, now
(It looked like trouble)
The Flag Boy
(It looked like trouble)
I see the fire, now
(It looked like trouble)
We got to go home
(It looked like trouble)
We got to go home
(It looked like trouble)

Flag Boy, yo crazy!
(It looked like trouble)
Jumpin' with the fire
It was a bloody day
(It looked like trouble)
Down in New Orleans
(Say it looked like trouble)
I remember in the mo'nin
(It looked like trouble)
Remember in the mo'nin
(It looked like trouble)
When The Eagles was leavin'
(It looked like trouble)
With drums, ya'all
(It looked like trouble)
All over town
(It looked like trouble)

And they crossed the boundary, now
(Big black like trouble)
They crossed the avenue
(It looked like trouble)
Big trouble, boy
(It looked like trouble)
Say trouble's comin', now
(It looked like trouble)

Say, Big Chief
(It looked like trouble)
He didn't worry, now
(It looked like trouble)
The Big Chief
(He looked like trouble)
He didn't worry, now
(Looked like trouble)
Build a blazin' fire
(It looked like trouble)
They would have to go home
(It looked like trouble)

And the Flag Boy
(It looked like trouble)
Toss a wagon wheel
(It looked like trouble)
In the Mardi Gras mo'nin
(It looked like trouble)
Down in New Orleans
(It looked like trouble)
It was a bloody day, ya'all
(It looked like trouble)

And the Wild Man screamin'
(It looked like trouble)
And the people went to holl'in
(It looked like trouble)
Ev'rybody ready
(It looked like trouble)
'Body was fightin', now
(It looked like trouble)
They fight for the right
(It looked like trouble)
They fight for The Nation
(Aaaay!)
(It smells like trouble)

The Indian Ruler
(It smells like trouble)
He didn't turn around
(It smells like trouble)
The second line
(It looked like trouble)
That started the trouble, ya'all
(It looked like trouble)
Oh boy, in the mo'nin
(It looked like trouble)
Little boy, in the mo'nin

Ooh, in the mo'nin
(It looked like trouble)
Down in New Orleans
(It looked like trouble)
Ev'rybody was fightin'
(It looked like trouble)
Ev'rybody was bleedin', now
(It looked like trouble)
They left that bloody trail
(It looked like trouble)
On the battlefield
(It looked like trouble)
Down in New Orleans
(It looked like trouble)

Fades-

The Injun done rollin'
(It looked like trouble)
Late, now
(It looked like trouble)
Oh yea-eah
(It looked like trouble)
Oh, yeah-ey, I said now
(It looked like trouble)
Oh, had trouble
(It looked like trouble)
Oh, was nothin' but trouble, ya'all
(It looked like trouble)
Oh, was nothin' but trouble, now
Yeah, ya'all
It was a bloody day
Oh, down in New Orleans
Was a bloody day, ya'all.

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Battle Of New Orleans Lyrics

Monk Boudreaux & The Golden Eagles – Battle Of New Orleans Lyrics