"Lou" means "sweetheart" in the south. It appears to come from the Scottish word "Loo" which means love.There is a game that goes with this song. The world playing the game select which verses they sing, or they deserve to make up new ones. The video game instructions are listed below the song.




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Skip to mine Lou

Circle Game

(Chorus)Skip, skip, skip to mine Lou,Skip, skip, skip to my Lou,Skip, skip, skip to mine Lou,Skip to my Lou, mine darling.Lost my partner, what"ll ns do?Lost mine partner, what"ll i do?Lost mine partner, what"ll ns do?Skip to my Lou, my darling.(Chorus)I"ll get another one, prettier than you,I"ll get another one, prettier 보다 you,I"ll get an additional one, prettier than you,Skip to mine Lou, my darling.(Chorus)Little red wagon painted blue,Little red wagon painted blue,Little red wagon painted blue,Skip to my Lou, mine darling.(Chorus)Can"t obtain a red bird, jay bird"ll do,Can"t obtain a red bird, jay bird"ll do,Can"t acquire a red bird, jay bird"ll do,Skip to mine Lou, mine darling.(Chorus)Fly"s in the buttermilk, shoo, fly, shoo,Fly"s in the buttermilk, shoo, fly, shoo,Fly"s in the buttermilk, shoo, fly, shoo,Skip to my Lou, mine darling.(Chorus)Fly"s in the street bowl, shoo, shoo, shoo,Fly"s in the street bowl, shoo, shoo, shoo,Fly"s in the sugar bowl, shoo, shoo, shoo,Skip to mine Lou, my darling.(Chorus)Cow"s in the barnyard, moo, moo, moo,Cow"s in the barnyard, moo, moo, moo,Cow"s in the barnyard, moo, moo, moo,Skip to mine Lou, mine darling.(Chorus)Cat"s in the cream jar, ooh, ooh, ooh,Cat"s in the cream jar, ooh, ooh, ooh,Cat"s in the cream jar, ooh, ooh, ooh,Skip to mine Lou, my darling.(Chorus)Off to Texas, 2 by two,Off come Texas, two by two,Off to Texas, 2 by two,Skip to my Lou, my darling.(Chorus)


(Chorus)Skip, skip, skip to mine Lou,Skip, skip, skip to mine Lou,Skip, skip, skip to mine Lou,Skip to my Lou, my darling.Lost mine partner, what"ll ns do?Lost my partner, what"ll i do?Lost my partner, what"ll i do?Skip to mine Lou, my darling.(Chorus)I"ll get another one, prettier 보다 you,I"ll get an additional one, prettier 보다 you,I"ll get an additional one, prettier 보다 you,Skip to my Lou, my darling.(Chorus)Little red wagon painted blue,Little red wagon painted blue,Little red wagon painted blue,Skip to my Lou, mine darling.(Chorus)Can"t gain a red bird, jay bird"ll do,Can"t acquire a red bird, jay bird"ll do,Can"t get a red bird, jay bird"ll do,Skip to mine Lou, my darling.(Chorus)Fly"s in the buttermilk, shoo, fly, shoo,Fly"s in the buttermilk, shoo, fly, shoo,Fly"s in the buttermilk, shoo, fly, shoo,Skip to mine Lou, my darling.(Chorus)Fly"s in the sugar bowl, shoo, shoo, shoo,Fly"s in the sugar bowl, shoo, shoo, shoo,Fly"s in the sugar bowl, shoo, shoo, shoo,Skip to my Lou, mine darling.(Chorus)Cow"s in the barnyard, moo, moo, moo,Cow"s in the barnyard, moo, moo, moo,Cow"s in the barnyard, moo, moo, moo,Skip to my Lou, my darling.(Chorus)Cat"s in the cream jar, ooh, ooh, ooh,Cat"s in the cream jar, ooh, ooh, ooh,Cat"s in the cream jar, ooh, ooh, ooh,Skip to my Lou, mine darling.(Chorus)Off to Texas, two by two,Off come Texas, two by two,Off to Texas, two by two,Skip to mine Lou, mine darling.(Chorus)


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Notes

Alternate chorus because that Skip to mine Lou:Lou, Lou, skip to my Lou,Lou, Lou, skip to mine Lou,Lou, Lou, skip to mine Lou,Skip to mine Lou, my darling.


Game Instructions

Couples choose their partners and stand in a circle. One boy should have actually no partner and go in the facility of the circle. He starts the video game by skipping about the within of the circle and also stealing someone"s partner. The new couple then skip approximately the circle, when the one whose companion was stolen skips after ~ them. If he captures them by the moment they with the point out he to be in v his companion originally, he have the right to take his partner back. If the doesn"t catch them in time, he needs to stand in the middle of the circle.The boy on the following round who has actually no partner then steals an additional girl. The person without the companion is the one who chooses which verse everyone will certainly sing on his turn.