David Lindley — Bon Ton Roulie
Album: Official Bootleg
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Released: 1994
Length: 6:34
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Saw DL perform this piece solo at the beginning of last year. The man can play, but he is showing signs of stuck-in-a-groove-itis.
{#Dancingbanana_2}{#Dancingbanana_2}{#Dancingbanana_2}
There's a reason the Lyrics tab is empty.
 pfwashburn9485 wrote:
Dave always makes me smile >>> 8 .... from Connecticut 

 
He's so fun...live {#Dance}

shakey shakey hoo hoooo
Dave always makes me smile >>> 8 .... from Connecticut 
Good!!!!!
Oh ya!  Soooo good!
        Official Bootleg is a
        Relative Stranger.
        Good grief ?
 got a bit of SRV flair goin on there.. {#Cheers}
Big thank you Mr. Lindley



love that wigglin' pickle

Uploaded on Dec 15, 2008

El Rayo-X, Your Old Lady, David Lindley

Super-doo! 


 fredriley wrote:
Is this really how the cajuns spell "bons temps roulée"? And how on earth can a recording be an "official bootleg" - shurely shome oxymoron? The noun/verb 'bootleg' comes from smuggling days and the whole essence of bootlegging is illegality - see the Chambers definition.
 
Depends on which Cajun you ask, I suspect — but that's how Lindley spells it on the CD cover.

As for the album title, Dave *hated* having bootleg recordings of his shows sold. In part because of the money, but even more so because they always — in his opinion — used recordings of his very worst shows. So he picked a live recording he liked, and released it as an "official bootleg".  He did at least 2 of them. Unfortunately very hard to find.
Is that an euglena in your post? 

This song makes me think of unicelular organisms and what they would sound if they could sing!
 

Felix_The_Cat wrote:


 

Hibba, hibba jabba,
de gono haya haya dooga,
me noa haya heya heya,
de-gaba gaba gaba gooba,

Seriously, like the original Dylan version SO much better.
 
Wonderful.  Inspires me to visit this wonderful part of the world.
Got my tickets for the 2015 New Orleans Jazz Fest.....but I won't be watching any Zydeco acts....not a fan.
and his hair was.. well.....
David Lindley Guitar Town
Mr. Dave Rocks! and swangs!  anne mekke me laugh! {#Bananajam}{#Boohoo}{#Jump}{#Notworthy}
 jhorton wrote:
Before every show:

Stage Manager Guy: " Dave, grab your guitar, it's time to go on."

Dave: " I play guitar?" 

 
{#Roflol}{#Roflol}{#Roflol}{#Roflol}... Awesome. It paints a gorgeous picture of accidental genius.
FUN STOMPIN' PIECE AWWW HAA  HAA!  WIGGLE THAT PICKLE BRO'
Must say the best version of Bon Temps Roulez was back in the nineties with Zachary Richard.

I love the real human music of people sitting in back yard of on front porch jamming with women dancing in barefeet...

This song has that feeling... Barn, garage, yard or rolled back carpet with cornmeal spread... Big women dancing, skinny men dancing and everyone having fun...

Once upon a time people made their own music and didn't use anything electric...

Watching big women, black, Hawaiian, white, or whatever...Just human... They make the afternoon/evening fun...

Plus they are giving evidence that they are happy, healthy and not sad or depressed...

We need more music times like this...

 


Hey Bill, see if you can find the tune by Lindley & El Rayo-X: "Your Old Lady". Decent guitar on that one too.
Very greasy.
 Francois wrote:
'' Bon ton roulie'' is cajun  phonetic way too write  '' bon temps rouler '' . it is french translation for '' good times roll ''
Nope, Southwest Louisiana does not employ this Californicated linguistic shortcut. Also appears correctly in some Lindley references, so could just be an RP uploader tic.

 fredriley wrote:
...courtesy of the films Deliverance and Southern Comfort, Cajun music tends to bring disturbing images to mind...
? Deliverance does not feature Cajun music - it's set in a completely different cultural and geographic area. That's like lumping the Loire Valley and the Rüdesheim am Rhein together. They both have rivers, make wine and are in Europe, what's the dif?

Southern Comfort is a very confused and extrapolated vision of Acadiana, although the soundtrack does employ a Dewey Balfa cut, "Parlez-nous à Boire". Très authentique Acadienne.

This tune - fun as it is - is not an example of the broad category "Cajun Music". More like a tourist snapshot remembered through a hangover.
 Felix_The_Cat wrote:


 
agreed !.....{#Dance}
go see David live, he will blow your mind...........{#Guitarist}...him and RY Cooder play magic with strings.....{#Bananasplit}( david bromburg also)
 jhorton wrote:
To steal a quote from Nottingham:

" Long, in'it?" 

 
I can't claim credit for that quote, which goes back to the late great Joe Strummer on the Magnificent 7: "fuckin' long, innit?"

Laissez les bons temps rouler, bien sûr. Sadly, courtesy of the films Deliverance and Southern Comfort, Cajun music tends to bring disturbing images to mind...
my pickles still wigglin'
'' Bon ton roulie'' is cajun  phonetic way too write  '' bon temps rouler '' . it is french translation for '' good times roll ''
 
 Felix_The_Cat wrote:
 
Precisely!!!
WHADAFFA?!{#Eek}
Yuck, I think I am going to hurl.
To steal a quote from Nottingham:

" Long, in'it?" 
 flutgos wrote:

I agreed until the guitar solo kicked in.
 
...i agreed until the song ends.....
Aha, first time I've heard this since seeing him at the Rime. He's a master at holding the audience through lengthy solos.
Is it me or does it all go a bit Bhangra in the middle there?
 
I like this tune and the playing, even so {#Roflol}

 
jhorton wrote:
Before every show:

Stage Manager Guy: " Dave, grab your guitar, it's time to go on."

Dave: " I play guitar?" 
 


Before every show:

Stage Manager Guy: " Dave, grab your guitar, it's time to go on."

Dave: " I play guitar?" 
 I was at that show! There's no one like David Lindley!
karljonasson wrote:
Just saw David live in Edmonton a few weeks ago. He was bitchen.

Lots of jamming on obscure stringed instruments - just him, no band.

Played a couple of Warren Zevon tunes, (Vast Indifference of Heaven & Seminole Bingo) which made me happy.

Go see him!
 


Fun {#Bounce}
 Mugro wrote:
{#Puke}
 
I agreed until the guitar solo kicked in.
{#Puke}
 Businessgypsy wrote:
 fredriley wrote:
Is this really how the cajuns spell "bons temps roulée"?
Lindley's no Cajun, it's bon temps rouler, of course. Appreciate his attention, he has paid dues. Parroting something he likes, as did Strummer, lovingly. My Acadian relatives would appreciate the capitalization, thanks.

 
Boh. Comme tu veux - les Cajuns. Est-tu felice? Quel type de Français parlent les Cajuns? Ce n'est pas Français moderne. Je suis desolé pour mes erreurs linguistiques - je n' ai pas beaucoups de chances de parler le Français a Nottingham :(

 fredriley wrote:
Is this really how the cajuns spell "bons temps roulée"?
Lindley's no Cajun, it's bon temps rouler, of course. Appreciate his attention, he has paid dues. Parroting something he likes, as did Strummer, lovingly. My Acadian relatives would appreciate the capitalization, thanks.

 lmic wrote:
Will be touring with Jackson Browne for the first time in 4 years, this summer!
 
Oh, geez - I have GOT to save up my pennies for that one!  Life is finite, and by golly, Jackson Browne/David Lindley is one show I want to see before I die. (I already got to see Warren Zevon, thank goodness.)  Love this song - some very nasty slide work goin' on...{#Dancingbanana_2}
Love me some Mr. Dave. {#Clap}
Woo Hooo! This is some fun boogie down music! :D
No matter how down you get, no matter how far up everything looks...a little David Lindley, and all's right with the world.