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Keep my Skillet good and Greasy

We play it in A or G with lyrics. Some recordings use C.

Videos
  • Uncle Dave Macon [Utoob took it down]
  • Sheesham and Lotus, those two crazy Canadians [Utoob]
  • Instructional page [Toneway] source of those lyrics
  • Instructional resource [Banjer]
  • The TV version [Utoob]
  • Family with dancing 2-year-old [JWalk] played in A.
  • Whitetop Mountaineers [utoob] and Whitetop Moutain band [utoob]. We saw them play this at the Weinberg.
  • Two guitars and two dancers on the portch [utoob], they need a banjo.
  • Hobos on the freight train? It is the Side Street Steppers [utoob].
  • Slow with drums by Spirit Family Reunion [live, studio].
  • Great band sound from Root Diggers [reverbnation].
  • Below: the banjo juggling Leroy Troy
  • Three part harmony and flat picking by Lulu's Fate [utoob].


Leroy Troy

Gonna buy me sack of flour 
Bake a hoecake ev'ry hour 
Keep my skillet good and greasy all the time, time, time 
Keep my skillet good and greasy all the time

Honey if you say so 
I'll never work no more 
I'll lay around your shanty all the time, time, time 
Lay around your shanty all the time

Got some chickens in my sack 
Got the bloodhounds on my track 
Keep my skillet good and greasy all the time, time, time 
Keep my skillet good and greasy all the time

If they beat me to the door 
I'll sic 'em on the floor 
Keep my skillet good and greasy all the time, time, time,...

Gonna buy me a jug of brandy 
Gonna give it all to Nancy 
Keep her good and drunk and goosey all the time, time, time,...

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