Big Corral, The

DESCRIPTION: "Here's an ugly brute from the cattle chute, Press along to the Big Corral, The big galoot's got a bottle in his boot, Press along...." "Press along, cowboy, press along...." Other verses are may be unrelated but are mostly about cows and cowboy life
AUTHOR: Romaine Lowdermilk and friends
EARLIEST DATE: 1922 (date of composiiton, according to White)
KEYWORDS: work cowboy nonballad
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Tinsley, pp. 140-143, "The Big Corral" (1 text, 1 tune)
ADDITIONAL: John I. White, _Git Along, Little Dogies: Songs and Songmakers of the American West_, 1975 (page references are to the 1989 University of Illinois Press edition), pp. 106-116, "And That's How a 'Folksong' Was Born" (1 text, 1 tune, plus various excerpts and a history of the song)

ST JIWGA106 (Partial)
cf. "Press Along to the Glory Land" (tune)
File: JIWGA106

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