Billy Billy Bayou Song Lyrics and Chords

Jim Reeves - Billy Bayou

 

Billy Billy Bayou Song Lyrics and Chords by Jim Reeves

 

Billy Billy Bayou
recorded by Jim Reeves
written by Roger Miller
 
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Back about eighteen hundred and some
 
A Louisiana couple had a  
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red headed  
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son

No name suited him Jim Jack or Joe

 
They just called him  
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Billy 
 
 
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Bayou
 
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Billy Billy Bayou  
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watch where you go
 
You’re  
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walking on quick sand  
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and walk slow
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Billy Billy Bayou  
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watch what you say
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A pretty girl’ll get you  
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one of these days

Billy was a boy kinda big for his size

 
Red hair and freckles and  
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big blue  
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eyes

Thirteen years from the day he was born

 
Bill fought the battles of  
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the Little Big  
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Repeat #2

One sad day Billy cried ho-ho
 
I can whip the feathers of  
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Geroni
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mo

He smarted off the chief got mad

 
This nearly ended our  
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Louisiana 
 
 
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lad

One day in eighteen seventy eight

 
A pretty girl walked through  
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Bill’s front  
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He didn’t know whether to stand there and run

 
He wound up married cause he  
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did neither  
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one

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FAQ

 

Who sang the the song Billy Billy Bayou?
– The song Billy Billy Bayou was sang by Jim Reeves.

 

Who is Jim Reeves?
– James Travis Reeves (August 20, 1923 – July 31, 1964) was an American country and popular music singer-songwriter. With records charting from the 1950s to the 1980s, he became well known as a practitioner of the Nashville sound. Known as “Gentleman Jim”, his songs continued to chart for years after his death. Reeves died in the crash of his private airplane. He is a member of both the Country Music and Texas Country Music Halls of Fame.

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