Sew-Sew-Sew 5: 13 Trk 4
(trad. Arr, Joseph Pierre 'Monk' Boudreaux)
Big Chief Monk Boudreaux & The Golden Eagles
Recorded: Live at H&are Bar, New Orleans, la.
J. Boudreaux - lead vocal with L. Boudreaux &
H. Singleton - congas, J. Tobias & K. Bruce - tambourine
Norwood 'Geechie' Johnson - bass drum. Ad-libs & chorus.
Aug. 7&8th, 1988 Producer: are. Levy
Engn. M. Bingham with S. Pierce.
Album: 'Lightning and Thunder' (1988)
Rounder Records Corp. Cd 2073

Intro by Monk spoken:

Injun, koo-fay, boy
When the mornin' comes!
(Hey) (Oh-ooh)
We gon' be jumpin' that mornin'
Gon' have some fun
(Woo!) (Whoa-oh)
Spyboy, say he never go wrong
(Ho) (Ho-ooh)
About early d'at mo'nin we be leavin' home
(Ho) (Ho-ooh)
My Spyboy jumpin', goin' up and down
(Hey, tell 'em about The Canal!)
Flagboy, koo-fay, say boy we goin' downtown
(Come on!)
(Way down, way down!)

Monk sings:
I sewed, sewed, all night long
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
I sewed d'at mo'nin, went to carryin' on
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
Said, Spy went t'holl'in said he didn't run
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
'Say, boy just jump me with the Gatlin gun'
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
I sewed, let 'em come
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
I sewed, say let 'em come
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
Say, die fa-hoo-na bet' take out de gun
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
(Wee-eee!)

I sewed all night long
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
Said, Mardi Gras mo'ning gonna carry on
(Woo-wee!)
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
Say, Spy went to holl'in with a feather in de head
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
His Flag went t'hollin' gonna step on de wig
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
They sewed all night long
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
They sewed gon' carry on
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
Flagboy be pretty and boy you right!
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
Hey cop! Koona-hoona don't start no fight
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)

I sewed all night long
(Wee, Injun!)
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
I sewed all night long
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
(Un-gai-ah!)
I's jumpin', koona-hoona
Went to doin' me wrong
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
Their Spyboy **** ** at the break of dawn
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
Hey, Spy went t'hollin', went to carryin' on
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)

I sewed my feathers, said in my head
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
They die in the mornin' wit' de kill-a way
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
They sewed all night long
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
Said, sewed all night long
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
They sewed that mornin' till the break of dawn
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
Said, Flag went t'hollin', boy he clean'
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
They sewin' that mornin' like a sewin' machine
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
Said, nobody run and nobody ride
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
They Spy, ready to die
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
They sewed all night long
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
They sewed that mornin'
With the break of dawn
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)

(Ev'rybody get runnin')
(Somebody gotta soul, soul, soul)
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
'Yeah, sombody gotta sew, sew, sew!
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
'Stayin' up all night'
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
'Stickin' that suit'
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
Hey-ay!
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)

(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
'Wee-ee, play 'em, Geechie! '
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)

'Sha-aaa-ake, De Mambo! '
'Break down, way on down! '
'Shake 'em down! '

(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
'Wee-we-we'
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
'Hey-hey, gordo'
'Aye-ya'
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)

(Somebody got)
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)

'Hey-aye, La-ba-ba! '
(Sew, sew, sew)
'Shake 'em on down'
(Sew, sew, sew)

(Sew, sew, sew)
'Indians! '

(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
'Big Chief'
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
(Ow!)
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
(Wee, we)
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)
(Somebody gotta sew, sew, sew)

'Hey, that's what it is! '

Ye-ow, ye-ow
We're Creoles
Right!

We are Indian!

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