Old Cowboy, The
DESCRIPTION: The singer recalls the hardships of his life as a cowboy "I've drunk water from the cow tracks, boys, when you bet it tasted good"; "I've starved and ate of the prickly pear"; "Been tortured by the Apaches." But now new cowboys are replacing him.
EARLIEST DATE: 1966
KEYWORDS: cowboy work hardtimes
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Fife-Cowboy/West 110, "The Old Cowboy" (1 text, 1 tune)
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