Skip to My Lou

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Traditional Lyrics

VERSE 1

C 
Skip, skip, skip to my Lou,

G 
Skip, skip, skip to my Lou,

C 
Skip, skip, skip to my Lou,

G                  C 
Skip to my Lou, my darlin'.

  
Fly's in the buttermilk, Shoo, fly, shoo!

G 
Fly's in the buttermilk, Shoo, fly, shoo!

C 
Fly's in the buttermilk, Shoo, fly, shoo!

G                  C 
Skip to my Lou, my darlin'. 

  
VERSE 2

C 
Skip, skip, skip to my Lou,

G 
Skip, skip, skip to my Lou,

C 
Skip, skip, skip to my Lou,

G                  C 
Skip to my Lou, my darlin'.

  
There's a little red wagon, Paint it blue.

G 
There's a little red wagon, Paint it blue.

C 
There's a little red wagon, Paint it blue.

G                  C 
Skip to my Lou, my darlin'.

  
  
VERSE 3

C 
Skip, skip, skip to my Lou,

G 
Skip, skip, skip to my Lou,

C 
Skip, skip, skip to my Lou,

G                  C 
Skip to my Lou, my darlin'.

  
Lost my partner What'll I do?

G 
Lost my partner What'll I do?

C 
Lost my partner What'll I do?

G                  C 
Skip to my Lou, my darlin'.

  
VERSE 4

C 
Skip, skip, skip to my Lou,

G 
Skip, skip, skip to my Lou,

C 
Skip, skip, skip to my Lou,

G                  C 
Skip to my Lou, my darlin'.

  
I'll get another one, Pretty as you.

G 
I'll get another one, Pretty as you.

C 
I'll get another one, Pretty as you.

G                  C 
Skip to my Lou, my darlin'.

  
VERSE 5

C 
Skip, skip, skip to my Lou,

G 
Skip, skip, skip to my Lou,

C 
Skip, skip, skip to my Lou,

G                  C 
Skip to my Lou, my darlin'.

  
Can't get a red bird, Jay bird'll do.

G 
Can't get a red bird, Jay bird'll do.

C 
Can't get a red bird, Jay bird'll do.

G                  C 
Skip to my Lou, my darlin'.

  
VERSE 6

C 
Skip, skip, skip to my Lou,

G 
Skip, skip, skip to my Lou,

C 
Skip, skip, skip to my Lou,

G                  C 
Skip to my Lou, my darlin'.

  
Cat's in the cream jar, Ooh, ooh, ooh.

G 
Cat's in the cream jar, Ooh, ooh, ooh.

C 
Cat's in the cream jar, Ooh, ooh, ooh.

G                  C 
Skip to my Lou, my darlin'.

  
VERSE 7

C 
Skip, skip, skip to my Lou,

G 
Skip, skip, skip to my Lou,

C 
Skip, skip, skip to my Lou,

G                  C 
Skip to my Lou, my darlin'.

  
Off to Texas, Two by two.

G 
Off to Texas, Two by two.

C 
Off to Texas, Two by two.

G                  C 
Skip to my Lou, my darlin'.

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Instrument Chords
Banjo C Major G Major
Guitar C Major G Major
Mandolin C Major G Major
Piano C Major G Major
Ukulele C Major G Major

Sheet Music for Skip to My Lou

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