mule skinner blues (blue yodel no. 8) lyrics – dolly parton

well good morning captain
good morning to you sir hey hey yeah
do you need another mule skinner
down on your new mud run hey hey yeah

yodel-a-ee-he-he
he-he-he-he-he-he

well i’m a lady mule skinner
from down old tennessee way, hey, hey
i come from tennessee
and i can make any mule listen
or i won’t accept your pay hey hey
i won’t take your pay

yodel-a-ee-he-he
he-he-he-he-he-he

well hey hey little water boy
won’t you bring your water ’round hey hey
if you don’t like your job
well you can throw your bucket down
throw it down boy throw it down

yodel-a-ee-he-he
he-he-he-he-he-he

well i’ve been working down in georgia
at a greezy spoon cafe hey
been workin’ in georgia
just to let a no good man
call every cent of my pay hey hey
and i’m sick of it, i want to be a mule skinner

yodel-a-ee-he-he
he-he-he-he-he-he

yodel-a-ee-he-he
he-he-he-he-he-he

mule skinner blues

/ dolly parton lyrics