Milkcow Blues Boogie
Elvis Presley Lyrics


Well, I woke up this morning
And I looked out the door
I can tell that old milk cow
By the way she lowed

Hold it fellows, that don't move me
Let's get real, real gone for a change

Well, I woke up this morning
And I looked out the door
I can tell that, that old milk cow
I can tell the way she lowed

Well, if you've seen my milk cow
Please ride her on home
I ain't had no milk or butter
Since that cow's been gone

Well, I tried to treat you right
Day by day
Get out your little prayer book
Get down on your knees and pray

For you're gonna need
You're gonna need
Your loving daddy's help someday
Well, you're gonna be sorry
For treating me this way

Well, believe me, don't that sun
Look good going down?
Well, believe me, don't that sun
Look good going down?
But, don't that old moon look lonesome
When your baby's not around

Well, I tried everything to
Get along with you
I'm gonna tell you what I'm going do
I'm gonna quit my crying
I'm gonna leave you alone
If you don't believe I'm leaving
You can count the days I'm gone

I'm gonna leave
You're gonna need your
Loving daddy's help someday
Well, you're gonna be sorry
You treated me this way

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Written by: KOKOMO ARNOLD

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Jarrod Browne

Well, I woke up this morning
And I looked out the door
I can tell that old milk cow
By the way she lowed

Hold it, fellows, that don't move me
Let's get real, real gone for a change

Well, I woke up this morning
And I looked out the door
I can tell that that old milk cow
I can tell the way she lowed

Well, if you've seen my milk cow
Please, ride her on home
I ain't had no milk or butter
Since that cow's been gone

Well, I tried to treat you right
Day by day
Get out your little prayer book
Get down on your knees and pray

For you're gonna need
You're gonna need your loving daddy's help someday
Well, then you're gonna be sorry
For treating me this way
(Oh let's milk it)

Well, believe me, don't that sun
Look good going down?
Well, believe me, don't that sun
Look good going down?
Well, don't that old moon look lonesome
When your baby's not around

Well, I tried everything to get along with you
I'm gonna tell you what I'm going do
I'm gonna quit my crying
I'm gonna leave you alone
If you don't believe I'm leaving
You can count the days I'm gone

I'm gonna leave
You're gonna need your loving daddy's help someday
Well, you're gonna be sorry
You treated me this way



an Y

Young Elvis, raw, ready, raunchy, and rebel rousing all at the same time wow just wow.

You can almost here his body gyrating here haha, he ain't holding back with this he's feeling every beat, those knees are a knocking and those feet a tapping, and lets just say the rest of him ain't keeping still either haha.

Elvis had a tremendous vocal range even at such a young age, he's got his growl, yelp and whine well tuned here, the bluesy rhythm rippling through his veins, he,s mean and moody singing from his gut.

Elvis with Scotty Bill and DJ from the Sun days, before fame ate him up and spat him out.

I never knew that The Col was the one split hem up, I heard Scotty say it in an interview.

Col was not the right manager for Elvis, he stifled his musical and artistic talents, he used him as a commodity, very sad. Elvis had no control over his own destiny, just listen to this recording, does that sound a performer who wants constraints on him, I don't think so.

Elvis had so much more to give and was never given the opportunity, very sad.



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Robert Huge

At nineteen, Elvis could do things with his voice even ventriloquists couldn't do. The Sun years were historical and unmatched. By far the most electrifying singer ever.

George Email

top 10 Youtube comment of the last 10 years......

Carolz

I'm no expert, but the richness of his voice here is amazing, going effortlessy from low notes to falsetto. Great slideshow too!

flimbambo

@Brad rawsner Ok I get it! I undersold him

Brad rawsner

@flimbambo
Actually?
Elvis did that.
HOWEVER, don't forget that elvis left his 1950's peers behind in the dust as he branched out into multiple genres of music with critical acclaim!
And, he did this in such a very brief time on planet earth.
Truly remarkable.

flimbambo

@Brad rawsner Well said. RnR had different flavours. Bill Haley gave us swing. Little Richard gave us soul. Chuck Berry gave us RnB. Buddy Holly gave us production and strings and the modern pop record (without cheese). Jerry Lee gave us attitude and pumping piano. Bo Diddley gave us syncopation and jungle rhythm and Perkins and Presley gave us good old hillbilly country blues.

Ricky Carl

In this song...elvis is amazing! Incredible style. Rytmen is speed ....energy, this is elvis style.

Doug Dickason

@Brad rawsner what you said!👍

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Greg Holland

There's nobody can play a guitar like Scotty Moore

flimbambo

Scotty was a lovely player. You don’t need to be any better than that

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