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40 Horse Mule


  1. 1.
    Hell, Fire and Brimstone
  2. 2.
    Farm Country
  3. 3.
    Papa Gene's Blues
  4. 4.
    Jack the Tobacco Farmer
  5. 5.
    That's What You Get (For Leaving Me) - Uncle Josh Graves
The name, 40 Horse Mule, comes from a line in a song describing a tractor, written by project founder and bass player, Bennie Boling, “Year after year he broke the hard ground, with his ol' 40 horse Ford mule”.
Boling had been wanting to do this project for several years, so when the time seemed right, he enlisted the help of friends that he had known and worked with throughout his musicical career. 40 Horse Mule's goal is to write, record and make available, originals and also their versions of some standards. "We hope to have songs that most everyone can recognize or relate to". 40 Horse Mule is heavy on songs with a message; Boling commented, “I love a song with a message. I figure if I have about 3 minutes to say something I had better get to the point, and try to make it interesting to whomever is listening.”
40 Horse Mule would like to thank everyone who helped make this possible, including Scott Vestal at Digital Underground Recording Studio for all the time, hard work, and valuable input with the band's first single, Hell, Fire and Brimstone. We especially want to thank Chris Latham at Gorilla’s Nest Recording Studio, for his time, support and hard work on recording and putting together the rest of our EP. We also want to thank our families and our friends, Sheryl Graves for the awesome logos, John Lawless at Bluegrass Today, The Bluegrass Jamboree , Bluegrass Planet Radio, GHS strings, Pitt Resophonic Guiters, and Magic Shack Productions..


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