Watch Bobby Bare’s Lively Grand Ole Opry Performance of ‘Marie Laveau’

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Marie Laveau (song)

Share Tweet Email. Maybe It Was Memphis. Born around to the freed slave Marguerite and a free and wealthy mulatto businessman, Charles Laveaux, Marie was the first generation of her family to be born free. Apple Music Preview.

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I thought he was brilliant. Retrieved from " http: She lives in a swamp in a hollow log With a one-eyed snake and a three-legged dog She's got a bent, bony body and stringy hair If she ever seen y'all messin' 'round there She'd go growl another man done gone. Marie Laveau. Despite the fact that his work was consistently critically acclaimed, Bare's record sales began to slip in the early '80s, as the Silverstein collaboration Drinkin' from the Bottle, Singin' from the Heart and his record for EMI failed to launch any major hit singles.

More stories from our partners. Fraternity had put Bill Parsons's name on the label—since Bare was still under contract to Challenge—and had him lip-synch the record on tour. Laveau was a devoted Catholic all her life, and to her voodoo was not incompatible with her Catholic faith. Movies See All. Upcoming Performances. My dad couldn't take care of all us.

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He said Marie Laveau, you handsome witch Gimme a little a little charm that'll make me rich Gimme a million dollars and I tell you what I'll do This very night, I'm gonna marry you Then It'll be growl another man done gone.

When the singer wanted to use horns on a country record—a first for Nashville—and strings, the producer made it happen. Bare's mother died when he was five. Sign In.

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Eventually he parlayed that experience into a much better weekly radio gig approximately 59 miles away in Wilston. Marie Laveau also saw individual clients, giving them advice on everything from winning lawsuits to attracting lovers, when she died her obituary in The New York Times claimed: We went to King Records in Cincinnati and did some demos, spent most of the three hours working on a thing called 'Rubber Dolly,' with Bill [Parsons] singing it.

So, I just wrote a new set of lyrics and recorded it. Bare switched record labels in , signing with Mercury Records.