Also known as Blue Yodel #8. Jimmie sang it in the first person, even if mule skinning was a job for blacks exclusively.
Gene Autry [as Blue Yodel #8]
Bill Monroe [on Bluebird; his version represented as much a big step forward as Elvis' arrangement of Bill's Blue Moon Of Kentucky (see there); lyrically it was a step backwards compared with the original (cleaned-up)]
Woody Guthrie [as Columbia Waters and in '44 as Muleskinner Blues (for Asch)]
Peter Alexander & Bill Ramsey [as Missouri Cowboy, du musst dein Pferd verkaufen]
Brothers Four [as Mule Skinner]
Robert Cogoi [as Une bière pour mon cheval]
Merle Haggard [on lp Same Train, Different Time]
Dolly Parton [as Blue Yodel No. 8; n°3 C&W]
Van Morrison [on The Songs Of Jimmie Rodgers - A Tribute and in '98 along with Chris Barber and Lonnie Donegan]
Ramblin' Jack Elliott & Arlo Guthrie [on Banjoman]
Good morning captain, good morning shine was also the first line in Tom Dickson's Labour Blues (1928).