The Battle of New Orleans Song Lyrics

C.W. McCall

C.W. McCall Roses for Mama cover art
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Well, in eighteen-fourteen we took a little trip
Along with colonel jackson down the mighty mississip
We took a little bacon and we took a little beans
And we caught the bloody british at the town of new orleans.

We fired our guns and the british kept a-comin'
There wasn't nigh as many as there was a while ago
We fired once more and they all began a-runnin'
Down the mississippi to the gulf of mexico

Well we eye-balled the river and we see the limeys come
Musta been a hunnert of 'em beatin' on a drum
And then they stepped so high and they made the bugles ring
We hid behind our cotton bales and didn't say a thing

Track Listing

Vinyl 1
  • 1 Roses for Mama
  • 2 The Only Light
  • 3 Livin' Within My Means
  • 4 Watch the Wildwood Flowers
  • 5 Take My Duds to the Junkman
  • 6 The Battle of New Orleans
  • 7 I Don't Know (& But I Don't Care)
  • 8 The Gallopin' Goose
  • 9 Night Hawk
  • 10 Old Glory

  • credits

    publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    writers: James Morris
    album: Track 6 in album Roses for Mama
    release date: 1977
    popularity : 86 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
    styles: Country Rock
    length: 2:54

    Album Information

    country(area): United States
    format: Vinyl
    script: Latin