Lakes of Pontchartrain Lyrics: It was on one fine March morning when I bid New Orleans adieu / And I was on the road to Jackson town, my fortunes to renew / I cursed all foreign money, no credit could I gain. The Coronas' Version of the song made famous in my eyes by Paul Brady and also Bob Dylan / Standard Tuning / Capo 4th Fret / [Verse 1] G C G D Em C D G It was one fine March morning I bid Ne. Lakes Of Pontchartrain lyrics by Christy Moore: It was one fine March morning, I bid New Orleans Adieu / And I took the road to Jackson.
The Lakes of Pontchartrain is an American (US) ballad about a man who is given shelter by a beautiful Louisiana Creole woman. He falls in love with her and asks her to marry him, but she is already promised to a sailor and declines. Contents. [ hide]. 1 Setting; 2 Origins; 3 Versions. Planxty and Paul Brady; Others. T'was on one bright March morning I bid New Orleans adieu. And I took the rode to Jackson town, me fortune to renew. I cursed all foreign money, no credit could I gain. Which filled me heart with longin' for the Lakes of Pontchartain. I stepped on board of a railroad car beneath the morning sun. And I rode the roads 'til. Trad. This dates back to around and was recorded by Aoife O'Donovan, Bob Dylan, Planxty and Peter Paul and Mary. The guitar chords are in two keys including the chords as used by The Coronas in the youtube video which is in the key of F Major.
Hi all, I heard the Coronas version of the Lakes of Pontchartrain recently, and I love it. Really beautiful song but I haven't been able to.