Well, let's start off with the Clint West version (1972). You can listen to this and read the accompanied lyrics (the French refrain translated into English) that gives a sense of a typical Cajun song. [Kind of a modern version of the Jolie Blonde theme. By the way, I'm a Cajun from Louisiana.}
Here's the Clint West version, with lyrics as well as song accessed by the link below:
Kris Kristofferson and Rita Coolidge did this song as a duet:
Lastly, the Flying Burrito Brothers tried their hand at it:
Having tried these, wholly or in part, which version did you enjoy best?
Clint West _____
Kris Kristofferson and Rita Coolidge _____
The Flying Burrito Brothers _____
Please cast your vote and make whatever comments you might want to make.
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