New Mule Skinner Blues

Bill Monroe

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Bill Monroe

William Smith Monroe (September 13, 1911 – September 9, 1996) was an American musician who created the style of music known as bluegrass, which takes its name from his band, the "Blue Grass Boys," named for Monroe's home state of Kentucky. Monroe's performing career spanned 60 years as a singer, instrumentalist, composer and bandleader. He is often referred to as The Father of Bluegrass. more »


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Good mornin' foreman, good mornin' boss
Do you need another mule skinner 
With a blacksnake whip to toss
Yodel lay, ee ee, ay ee ee
Lord, I been workin' hard
And I feel so bad!
I've got a good woman
And I want to keep her glad
Yodel lay, ee ee, ay ee ee

I'm an ol' mule skinner, down Kentucky way
I can make any mule listen
Or I won't accept your pay
Yodel lay, ee ee, ay ee ee ee

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Written by: Jimmie Rodgers, George Vaughn

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