They All Axed For You

This song has been stuck in my head. If you know it, now it’s stuck in yours!

They All Ask’d For You – The Meters
(The definitive lyrics)
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Es la bas
Crawfish Etoufee (crawfish)

Day all axt fuh you

I wennon down to dee Audubon Zoo
An day all axt fuh you
day all axt fuh you, (fuh who?)
Well day even inquired about chuh’

I wennon down to dee Audubon Zoo
And day all axt fuh you
Duh mounkeys ast, duh tiguhs ast
And duh elephant axt me too

Andouille

Red beans. Rice.

Bomp Bomp Bomp
BOMP! BOMP!
Buh Deeba Doomp Beemp Bomp
BOMP! BOMP!
Buh Deeba Doomp Beemp Bomp

Es la bas (Es la bas) (Es la bas)
Red beans n’ rice
Creole gumbo

I wennon up to duh Big Ol’ Sky
And day all axt fuh you (fuh who?)
day all axt fuh you,
Well day even inquired about chuh

I wennon up to duh Big Ol’ Sky
And day all axt fuh you
duh ducks ast , duh eagles ast
And duh buzzard axt me too

Do it to it
Es la bas (Es la bas)

Laissez bon temps rouler

Bomp Bomp Bomp
BOMP! BOMP!
Buh Deeba Doomp Beemp Bomp
BOMP! BOMP!
Buh Deeba Doomp Beemp Bomp

Hey la bas (hey la bas)
Grits n’ fish drippins
Un e crawfish bischien l’etouffee,
boil willin’ n’ tomato pase

do it!
puh-chall hans tuh-gethuh.

I wennon down to duh deep blue sea
And day all axd fuh you (fuh who?)
day all axt fuh you, (fuh me?)
Well day even enquired about chuh.

I wennon down to duh deep blue sea
And day all axd fuh you (fuh me?)
duh shark ast , duh whale ast
And duh barracuda axt me too

day all axt fuh you (in nuh mornin)
all axt fuh you (early inuh mornin)
Evybody der
wanna know where
day all axt fuh you

day all axt fuh you (early inuh mornin)
day all axt fuh you (early inuh eevnan)
Evybody der
wanna know where
day all axt fuh you

yeah.

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2 Responses to They All Axed For You

  1. Blasterhappy says:

    DAMN IT! WHHHYYYYYYYYYY?!

  2. blathering says:

    Saw them live (with the whole band!) at Jazz Fest 2005. And they didn’t do They all Axed f’you. Great set otherwise.