Jim Reeves /

Billy Bayou

Back about eighteen hundred some
A Louisinan couple hade A redheaded son no name suited him the Jim Jack or Joe
They just called him Billy Bayou.
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Billy BillyBayou watch where you go your walking on quicksand walk slow.
Billy,Billy Bayou what what you say A pretty girl will get you one of these days.

Bill was big for his size
red hair and freckles and big blue eyes
thirteen years form the day he was born
he fought the battle of the little big horn

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One sad day billy sed cried ho! ho!
I can whip the fathers of Geronmino
He got smart the cheif got mad
this nearly ended our louisiana lad

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one day in eighteen-sevenyeight
A pritty girl'll walked up to Bill's front
He did'ent know whether to stand or run
he wound up marred cose he did eather one

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Pritty girl'll will get you one of these days