Mule Skinner Blues (Blue Yodel No. 8)

Good mornin’ Captain good mornin’ to you shine
Do you need a new mule skinner down on your new mud line
Hey hey hey gonna do a little bit a new skinner blues

Well I’m goin’ to town honey what do you want me to bring you back
Bring me a pint of cold hard booze yeah and a Johny B Stetson hat
Hey hey hey gonna do a little bit a new skinner blues

[ guitar ]
Well I smell your bread a burnin’ woman go and turn your damper down
Well if you ain’t got no damper woman you better turn your bread around
Hey hey hey gonna do a little bit a new skinner blues

Here comes Chet Atkins good mornin’ son

[ guitar ]
Oh hey there little water boy put your feet out onto the ground
Bring back that bucket of water son bring that bucket around
Lord if you don’t like your job then lay that bucket down

Well I’m an old mule skinner haw from down Kentucky way
And I can make any mule listen or I won’t accept your pay
Hey hey hey gonna do a little bit a new skinner blues

Take it home choldren mule skiner mule skiner blues
Mule skiner mule skiner blues