A little reminiscing. Reposting this just because I love this song. It makes me feel good. 

“My ex grew up on da Rue Royale, and she had a way of making the word ‘water’ sound SO good. More like ‘Wahrter.’ I love y’all’s town. And the world’s FINEST women come from New Orleans. You may quote me.”
–Carl Huffman

Trying to recapture a feeling…but what do I know? I’m just a white, white boy with too many miles on the transmission who dropped in for a few days of pretend.  Nah, I’m just being coo-yonThat place can get under your skin quick. I’ll be going back.  Ça c’est bon

“Crescent City,” Written and performed by Lucinda Williams

Everybody’s had a few
Now they’re talking about who knows who
I’m going back to the Crescent City
Where everything’s still the same
This town has said what it has to say
Now I’m after that back highway

And the longest bridge I’ve ever crossed over Pontchartrain
‘Tu Le Ton Son Ton’… that’s what we say
We used to dance the night away
Me and my sister me and my brother
We used to walk down by the river
Mama lives in Mandeville

I can hardly wait until
I can hear my Zydeco and Laissez Les Bon Temps Roulez
And take rides in open cars
My brother knows where the best bars are
Let’s see how these blues’ll do in the town where the good times stay
Tu Le Ton Son Ton that’s all we say
We used to dance the night away
Me and my sister me and my brother
We used to walk down by the river

Songwriters: WILLIAMS, LUCINDA
Cresent City lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

*Cajun phrase. “Tu le ton son temps” (derived from the standard French, “Tous les temps en temps”) translated loosely is “every now and then”

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