Mule Skinner Blues:The Fendermen 3 in 1960. Very prominent on this classic track and as such, no drums were needed. The long, loud opening vocal line is especially close to the genius of the field holler. Mule Skinner Blues:The Fendermen 3 in 1960. E or I won't accept your pay. A tug of war started.
The mule gave a song full of aural hooks the lyrical hook it needed to catch on. Recorded on October 7, 1940 for , the song became a hit and one of Monroe's signature tunes. E Then put the buck-buck-bucket down. The Music of Bill Monroe 1st ed. The group got their names from the guitars they played, usually through the same amp giving an unique sound.
This video is dedicated to Jim Sundquist of The Fendermen, who sadly passed away this year age 75. The Fendermen version of this song is the one which inspired Psychobilly band The Cramps to record it years later. Do you need another mule skinner, down on your new mud run? A and I can make any mule listen. Do you need another mule skinner, down on your new mud run? A sixties smash from Kraziekhat. E Well, I'm an ol' mule skinner, yeah, you are. A sixties smash from Kraziekhat.
Well, I'm an ol' mule skinner, yeah, you are. E Good morning, captain, well, good morning to you, s-i-i-i-r. But I want my money, Captain, when pay-day come. Good morning, captain, well, good morning to you, s-i-i-i-r. These elements —the racial subtext, the dialogue form, the long yell— will all fade in and out of the song as it is re-imagined over the years. I'm Wearing my Levi's, Le-hee-hee-hee-vis! In this recording, muleskinning is not mentioned, and the remaining Dickson lyrics differ from Rodgers', whose other also used verses previously recorded by Blues musicians, such as. As you can tell, my Dad was a broad-minded sort of fellow who allowed both kinds of music in the house: Country and Western.
This version is arguably the most widely circulated of recent versions of the song, due to its Billboard chart performance and its subsequent prolific appearances on novelty song collections. Very well done , as usual!!. This popular Country song was released by Rockabilly group The Fendermen in 1960. I think it was Joe D. Ha-ha, ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha, B B7 A Hey-hey-hey-heeee-heeeeeeeeeeee. I grew up with two very different country versions of it: one by Merle Haggard and one by Dolly Parton.
Good morning, captain, well, good morning to you, s-i-i-i-r. Then put the buck-buck-bucket down. Who wants that waterboy, man? The Music of Bill Monroe 1st ed. In a couple of recordings, it seems to cross the line into an evil cackle. For one thing, he doubled the speed of the song and turned his band loose on it, a band that included mandolin, banjo, and bass guitar that were used to having a good time making sparkly and jangly music. Monroe apparently never sang the song with Horton's lyrics in concert.
A Do you need another mule skinner, E down on your new mud run? Then put the buck-buck-bucket down. Who wants that waterboy, man? One of the finest recordings ever made of the song is that by the Osborne Brothers in 1963, which takes the high lonesome bluegrass vocal to an unsurpassable level of purity: And the banjo work is also formidably fun. This version is arranged by Stuart Gotz; it primarily uses a western show tune style and includes some bluegrass-like elements. Well, I'm an ol' mule skinner, yeah, you are. That laugh, once released, is hard to keep under control. Who wants that waterboy, man? Mule Skinner Blues:The Fendermen 3 in 1960.
A sixties smash from Kraziekhat. A and, if you don't like your job. . . . .
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