Two-Gun Cowboy, The (Son of a Gun)

DESCRIPTION: "Out on a ranch way out west," the cowboys "never rest" until Saturday. One cowboy rides into town to see his girl, and is greeted by a shot through his hat. He finishes off the assailants, meets his girl, and heads off to be married
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1932 (Henry, collected from Jessie Pressley)
KEYWORDS: cowboy fight death marriage horse
REFERENCES (1 citation):
MHenry-Appalachians, pp. 91-92, "The Two-Gun Cowboy" (1 text)
Roud #12709
NOTES [34 words]: This is so obviously false-to-life that I find myself wondering if it doesn't come from a movie Western. I really doubt it derived from actual cowboys. But I don't know who would make up such a thing. - RBW
File: MHAp091

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