Seger, Bob - C'est La Vie Lyrics




It was a teenage wedding and the old folks wished 'em well
You could see that Pierre did truly love the mademoiselle
And now the young monsieur and madam have rung the chapel bell
C'est la vie say the old folks, it goes to show you never can tell

They finished off an apartment with a two-room Roebuck sale
The coolerator was jammed with TV dinners and ginger ale
And when Pierre found work, the little money comin' worked out well
C'est la vie say the old folks it goes to show you never can tell

They had a hi-fi phono, boy did they let it blast
Seven hundred little records, all blues, rock, rhythm, and jazz
But when the sun went down, the volume went down as well
C'est la vie say the old folks, it goes to show you never can tell

They bought a souped-up jitney, it was a cherry red '53
And drove it down to New Orleans to celebrate their anniversary
It was there where Pierre was wedded to the lovely mademoiselle
C'est la vie say the old folks, it goes to show you never can tell

They had a teenage wedding and the old folks wished 'em well
You could see that Pierre did truly love the mademoiselle
And now the young monsieur and madam have rung the chapel bell





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Seger, Bob C'est La Vie Comments
  1. Karla Eubanks

    Bob seger is. My favourite singer ever he's the greatest

  2. gary holford

    Great song

  3. Rick Lewis

    C'est La Vie, don't cry for me, silly bee,
    a new girl on the horizon, me oh miss,
    a cat in the fiddle,
    a riddle?

  4. Ednerd

    I love this version. Bob is great

  5. Larry Mitchell

    Larry Mitchell's house Deer Park, Texas Party Central.

  6. Larry Mitchell

    Oh Patty Lake South Houston.

  7. Son of JoJoGunne

    Chuck Berry done perfectly!

  8. John Ritchie

    #bestsongever

  9. xlxfjh

    The correct title is "You Never Can Tell".

  10. Luke Hunter

    Just goes to show ya.

  11. marolyn porter

    What about the Robbie Nevill version?

  12. tbu1mi

    As a fellow Michigander I must stay out of this whole discussion. Bob rocks. He has always rocked. Unborn children will say in the future- He rocks.

  13. Robert Dunham

    Cherry red 53..

    Andrew White

    only the best 👌

  14. felo garcia

    Sorry chuck i love you but on this one i like bob

  15. Lisa Fury

    THIS BRINGS IT HOME! 💋

  16. ronald goebel

    best live performance I ever saw was Bob Seger!

  17. mwduck

    Pulp Fiction did not bring me here.

  18. David Brown

    Listen to more Bob

  19. WOOD BUTCHER

    OH PLAY THAT PIANO...BRASS IS AWESOME TOO!

  20. CN S

    Nice element of swing to this version.

  21. Eileen Stone

    No offense to Chuck Berry but this is the best version EVER!!!!!!!!!!!

  22. maestro h

    Only good song he ever did, and it's a cover.

  23. Book Lover

    i think this is my favorite cover of this song, it's so well done. love relistening to it.
    bob seger has a great voice for this song

  24. Christian Campbell

    Most of The younger generation in 2019 probably don’t even know bob seater exists but I’m part of that generation and I can thank my great old papaw for showing me bob Seeger cause now I love bob Seger and he is one of my fave artists o& all times

  25. Lisa Fury

    Excellent

  26. Alexander Ross

    Brilllllllll

  27. Miguel Salas

    God Bless Chuck Berry thank you RIP

  28. Nancy In the garden

    My favorite happy song

    Suzi Wil

    This is the first song I play when heading out on the hiway.. I turn it up, and dance in my seat.. ROCKIN, just like Seger.
    The need for speed! Zoooom

  29. Wayne Sheehan

    ever see the video ? good laughf . can\t find it .

  30. Suzi Wil

    Bob Seger is Heart.. He is just freakin awesome. Rock on Bob
    Your great

  31. Jennifer Thomasset

    so love this man !!!

  32. Janet Petru

    love this

  33. Mayette G

    Love to twist now! Lol

  34. The Turducken

    Better than chuck berry.

  35. Dalton Sawyer 36 Sawyer

    Love this song. If you don't rock to this you must be dead.

    Austin LaFond

    When I hear this song, I always throw on my leather jacket, basass (ish) shades, pick up the microphone and sing.

  36. Billy Napier

    I’ve seen him. He just gets better with time. Thanks
    Me. Bob

  37. PK Saenz

    C'est la vie ( Such is life) R.I.P. Chuck Berry... Great sound Bob... Seger rocks!

  38. Lionel Ducote

    NIce Piano. Bang on Man. That's Right! You Never Can Tell! Till you drop you pants.

  39. Manny Esparza

    Very well done brother Bob, heard that rendition with Bruce Springsteen well done as well.

  40. Scotty ColoradoKid

    They (Tarentino) should have used this version in Pulp Fiction

    DJCandyManMike

    Scotty ColoradoKid Bob Seger’s rendition wasn’t released until five months after Pulp Fiction’s release, so that wouldn’t have been possible.

  41. Freedm M

    Bob Seeger does the best version of this song ever?

    Rose Smith

    You are so right.

    Nancy Adams

    for sure,

    D Sabre

    I really Bob's version, but Springsteen's live version is my favorite.

    richiebear1969

    Sorry I think Chuck Berry's is still the best.

    ROGER2095

    It's great! But I still prefer Emmylou Harris - Plus, compared to Bob Seger, who wouldn't rather look at her?

  42. joao bortolatto

    nothing like a good rock n roll to improve a mood

  43. Vonda Billiot

    Thanks Hugo von da oim 🎵

  44. roger lee meyzindi

    R.I.P CHUCK BERRY

  45. MAnuscript421

    Who remembers this from Zeus & Roxanne?

  46. landyachtfan79

    It was a teenage wedding and the old folks wished 'em well
    You could see that Pierre did truly love the mademoiselle
    And now the young monsieur and madam have rung the chapel bell
    C'est la vie say the old folks, it goes to show you never can tell

    They finished off an apartment with a two-room Roebuck sale
    The coolerator was jammed with TV dinners and ginger ale
    And when Pierre found work, the little money comin' worked out well
    C'est la vie say the old folks it goes to show you never can tell

    They had a hi-fi phono, boy did they let it blast
    Seven hundred little records, all blues, rock, rhythm, and jazz
    But when the sun went down, the volume went down as well
    C'est la vie say the old folks, it goes to show you never can tell

    They bought a souped-up jitney, it was a cherry red '53
    And drove it down to New Orleans to celebrate their anniversary
    It was there where Pierre was wedded to the lovely mademoiselle
    C'est la vie say the old folks, it goes to show you never can tell

    They had a teenage wedding and the old folks wished 'em well
    You could see that Pierre did truly love the mademoiselle
    And now the young monsieur and madam have rung the chapel bell
    C'est la vie say the old folks, it goes to show you never can tell

    tony francesco

    Thank you.✌

    katy lied

    eh we know the words

  47. mike n

    how could this not make you happy'', if it doesn't your dead'' sorry.

    ronald goebel

    51 dead people. LOL

  48. mike n

    made chuck proud with this'', I hate to say it''

    Brian Mullan

    He was a real Gentleman

  49. Christine Buys

    RIP Chuck Berry. This is my favorite version, too.

  50. Brian Shockey

    RIP Chuck Berry

  51. Ash ley

    I think of Zeus and roxanne movie when I hear this

  52. Tommy Berglin

    Great rock!

  53. LEONIDAS

    Good ol' Chuck Berry tune. Bob's version is my favorite -----

  54. FreshTillDeath56

    REAL SNAZZY!

  55. Søren Strandberg

    Fantastic version

  56. Alex Wimhöfer

    yeah1 for me the best version of the song. "they had a chevrolet 53" good stuff

  57. Sandy Guzman

    Love u bob seger

  58. Michelle Romeo

    Mr Seger, you have been my hero for years and I am oblivious as to why more fans to not listen to C'est La Vie! I love all of your music, but most of all, I truly hope that you are doing well. Bless you and your family for all of the sacrifices that you 'all' have made to give us this beautiful music. Thank you....you have saved more than one life with your music, and I am sure that your family has made sacrifices too.....  SO THANK YOU TO YOU ALL!

    Luke Hunter

    Bob wrote many of our lives.

  59. kneapoe51

    Love this song. :) Thanks 4 posting.......:)

    kneapoe51

    @*****
    Pretty good my friend. :)) Me too. I like it in "Pulp Fiction", think it is. :) Great tune. I'm not on here much so trying to figure out replies & all the +1's & stuff. lol-lol Have a Merry Christmas!!! :)) C.