Pat Flanakin
The Ghost That Haunts 'Ole Beaurigarde
Pat Flanakin

'Ole Beaurigarde and sweet Charlene
Go together like rice and beans
Ev'rybody know in Thibadaux they in love

'Ole Beaurigarde's got big dreams
'Gonna be rich a rollin'in green
'Gonna build a house one day for sweet Charlene

Runnin' through the canefield thought I'd seen
Beaurigarde and sweet Charlene
Big as day what I'd seen
Was a Donaldson boy with sweet Charlene

Now the Donaldson house is just up the road
And ev'rybody there I thought they know'd 'bout
Beaurigarde's love for sweet Charlene

Well ev'ry body did 'cept just one
He came to town lookin' for fun
And found it in the arms of sweet Charlene


Well when word got back 'ole Beaurigrde
He ran like a rooster through the chicken yard
And grabbed the shotgun up and went to see

First shotgun blast a crow did fly
Second one rolled the river dry
You could hear it all the way to New Orleans


Now ev'rybody know in Thibadaux
The Donaldson boy was first to go
He tried to run but did not get too far

So if one day you think you've seen
A girl who looks like sweet Charlene
That's just The Ghost That Haunts 'Ole Beaurigarde


Lyrics Credits: Pat Flanakin
Music Credits: Pat Flanakin
Producer Credits: Pat Flanakin
Performance Credits: Pat Flanakin
Short Song Description:
Story about a man in the country who ends up shooting his girlfriend and her new boyfriend out of jealousy - not morbid - more storytelling in nature - Americana genre
Song Length: 3:24
Primary Genre: Country-General
Secondary Genre: -
Tempo: Medium (111 - 130)
Lead Vocal: Male Vocal
Subject Matter 1: Dysfunctional Relations
Language: English