Mule Skinner Blues

Album: Mule Skinner Blues (1940)
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  • Good morning captain good morning son
    Do you need another mule skinner
    Out on your new road line
    Well I like to work

    I'm rolling all the time
    Lord I like to work boy
    I'm rolling all the time
    I can pop my initials

    Right on a mule's behind
    Well it's hey little water boy bring your water 'round
    Lord it's hey little water boy bring your water 'round
    And if you don't like your job just set that water bucket down

    I work out on the new road from a dollar and a dime a day
    Lord I work out on the new road I make a dollar and a dime a day
    I've got three women on Saturday night
    Waiting to draw my pay

    Well I'm going to town honey what can I bring you back
    Well I'm going to town baby what can I bring you back
    Just bring a pint of good rye
    And a John B.Stetson hat

    Lord it's raining here and it's storming on the deep blue sea
    Lord it's raining here and it's storming on the deep blue sea
    Can't no blonde headed woman make a monkey out for me
    If your house catches fire and there ain't no water 'round

    If your house catches fire and there ain't no water 'round
    Just throw your good gal out the window let your house just burn on down
    Well I'm leaving here and I ain't gonna take no clothes
    I'm leaving here and I ain't gonna take no clothes

    There may be good times in this old town but it's better on down the road Writer/s: George Vaughn, Jimmie Rodgers
    Publisher: Peermusic Publishing
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