Jolie Louise

Album: Acadie (1989)
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  • Ma jolie, how do you do?
    Mon nom est Jean-Guy Thibault-Leroux
    I come from east of Gatineau
    My name is Jean-Guy, ma jolie

    J'ai une maison a Lafontaine
    where we can live, if you marry me
    Une belle maison a Lafontaine
    where we will live, you and me
    Oh Louise, ma jolie Louise

    Tous les matins au soleil
    I will work 'til work is done
    Tous les matins au soleil
    I did work 'til work was done
    And one day, the foreman said
    "Jean-Guy, we must let you go"
    Et pis mon nom, y est pas bon
    at the mill anymore...
    Oh Louise, I'm losing my head,
    I'm losing my head

    My kids are small, 4 and 3
    et la bouteille, she's mon ami
    I drink the rum 'tilI I can't see
    It hides the shame Louise does not see
    Carousel turns in my head,
    and I can't hide, oh no, no, no, no
    And the rage turned in my head
    and Louise, I struck her down,
    down on the ground
    I'm losing my mind, I'm losing my mind

    En Septembre '63
    kids are gone, and so is Louise.
    Ontario, they did go
    near la ville de Toronto
    Now my tears, they roll down,
    tous les jours
    And I remember the days,
    and the promises that we made
    Oh Louise, ma jolie Louise, ma jolie Louise. Writer/s: Daniel Lanois
    Publisher: CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
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