Cowboy Blues

04:34
Word and music by Greg Ryder

Lyrics

- Gather round the fire friends the fire is gettin' old Sing for a horse as along you role It eases it's mind 'bout every time Stays there with you, them old cowboy blues Them old cowboy blues, them old cowboy blues Uh huh, yeh yeh, uh huh huh Wages change to whiskey, dealin' card, shootin' dice Just a jingle in a pocket, I'm stayin' late tonight I ain't got a worry, such a lonesome place Moon's just a floatin', why for heaven's sake Fallin' star, why, for heaven's sake Uh huh, yeh yeh, uh huh huh Yep, once I got throwed, I'm a tellin' it's true Been a doggie or two slipped my old lassoo Girl friends in Tucson, one in Timbucktwo I've never been there, will 'fore I'm through Will 'fore I'm through, I will 'fore I'm through Uh huh, yeh yeh, uh huh huh Sometimes it gets so lonesome, just a starin' at the stars I dream of my girlfriends, dancin' in the bars I'm headin' West, a saddle I own A place I love best, ridin' alone Ridin' alone, ridin' alone Uh huh, yeh yeh, uh huh huh When old horse and me are missin' our gals We'll ride for town, meet up with our pals Them old cowboy blues will just float on by Dance with the girls, drinkin' beer and rye Drinkin' beer and rye, drinkin' beer and rye Uh huh, yeh yeh, uh huh huh If you're sayin' I'm no good, I'm a bettin' you ten I'll kick your ass, kick it again Best to take off while I still can Ridin' from the sunrise with the wind and the sand With the wind and the sand, with the wind and the sand Uh huh, yeh yeh, uh huh huh If I grow so old and I can't ride the wind Just dreamin' of a chance to do it all again When there ain't nothin' left than just bein' free Some say I'm a goin' to hell, guess hell's where I'll be This is heaven to me, this is heaven to me Uh huh, yeh yeh, uh huh huh Gather round the fire friends the fire is gettin' old Sing for a horse as along you role It eases it's mind 'bout every time Stays there with you, them old cowboy blues Them old cowboy blues, them old cowboy blues Uh huh, yeh yeh, uh huh huh

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