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Lyrics by: Jerry Smith
# Debut Chart
9 Sep '63 Hot 100

Lyrics

Say, there's a place in New Orleans That serves fried chicken with turnip greens Crawfish bisque that treats you right And Papa Joe plays there every night A little dark haired cutie says step right in And you can bet a whole dollar She'd be your friend Everybody there has a comical time Down at Papa Joe's Papa Joe's got a swinging band You can rock and roll to Dixieland The customer know it's the place to go Down at Papa Joe's A little waitress comes to set you down She's got the best frog legs in town There's a welcome sign hanging on the door So don't you be afraid to ask for more


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Now the only time Joe closes at night Is when the police comes And turns out the light They get a little mad but they don't fight Down at Papa Joe's It's thicker than fleas on a monkey's back But the folks down there, they like it like that They live it up and they all come back Down at Papa Joe's

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