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The Seekers guitar chords for Louisiana man

Guitar chords with lyrics

Released in 1966/'67.

INTRO:
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Oh, yeah, Cajun man, do all he can,
F chord diagramFF                          C chord diagramCC         F chord diagramFF     G chord diagramGG
gotta make a livin' he's a Louisiana man.

#1.
   C chord diagramCC                                 Am7 chord diagramAm7Am7
At birth, Mama 'n' Papa called their little boy Ned.
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Raised him on the banks of the river bed.
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A chord diagramAA houseboat tied to a big, tall tree,
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A chord diagramAA home for my Mama and my Papa and me.
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The clock strikes three, Papa jumps to his feet,
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already Mama's cookin' Papa somethin' to eat.
   C chord diagramCC                       Am7 chord diagramAm7Am7
At half-past, Papa, he's a-ready to go,
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He jumps in his pirogue, headed down the bayou.

CHORUS:
           F chord diagramFF
He's got a fishin' line strung across a Louisiana river,
F chord diagramFF                          C chord diagramCC     F chord diagramFF
gotta catch a big fish for us to eat.
   F chord diagramFF
He sets his traps in the swamps, catches anything he can..
F chord diagramFF                          C chord diagramCC         F chord diagramFF
Gotta make a livin' he's a Louisiana man.
F chord diagramFF                          C chord diagramCC         F chord diagramFF
Gotta make a livin' he's a Louisiana man.
    Dm chord diagramDmDm
Oh, yeah, Cajun man, do all he can,
F chord diagramFF                          C chord diagramCC         F chord diagramFF    G chord diagramGG
gotta make a livin' he's a Louisiana man.

#2.
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They call Mama Rita and my Daddy, Jack.
    C chord diagramCC                          G chord diagramGG        C chord diagramCC
The little baby brother on the floor is Mack.
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Bryn and Lynn are the family twins,
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Big brother Ed's on the bayou fishin'.
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On the river float Papa's great big boat,
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that's how my Papa goes into town.
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Takes every bit of the night and day
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to even reach a place where the people stay.

CHORUS:
           F chord diagramFF
He's got a fishin' line strung across a Louisiana river,
F chord diagramFF                          C chord diagramCC     F chord diagramFF
gotta catch a big fish for us to eat.
   F chord diagramFF
He sets his traps in the swamps, catches anything he can..
F chord diagramFF                          C chord diagramCC         F chord diagramFF
Gotta make a livin' he's a Louisiana man.
F chord diagramFF                          C chord diagramCC         F chord diagramFF
Gotta make a livin' he's a Louisiana man.

#3.
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I can hardly wait 'til tomorrow comes 'round.
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That's the day my Papa takes his furs to town.
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Papa said, 'Son, we got lines to run.'
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We come back again, 'cause there's work to be done.'

CHORUS:
           F chord diagramFF
He's got a fishin' line strung across a Louisiana river,
F chord diagramFF                          C chord diagramCC     F chord diagramFF
gotta catch a big fish for us to eat.
   F chord diagramFF
He sets his traps in the swamps, catches anything he can..
F chord diagramFF                          C chord diagramCC         F chord diagramFF
Gotta make a livin' he's a Louisiana man.
F chord diagramFF                          C chord diagramCC         F chord diagramFF
Gotta make a livin' he's a Louisiana man.
    Dm chord diagramDmDm
Oh, yeah, Cajun man, do all he can,
F chord diagramFF                          C chord diagramCC         F chord diagramFF
gotta make a livin' he's a Louisiana man.
F chord diagramFF                          C chord diagramCC         F chord diagramFF
gotta make a livin' he's a Louisiana man.

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