Mowing Machine, The

DESCRIPTION: The cowboy "used to go dashing," "But that was before they invented wire fences And started the cowboys to shoveling hay." He looks back to the good old days, curses the man who invented barbed wire, and requests a "mowing machine" for his tombstone
AUTHOR: Words: "Haywire Mac" McClintock
EARLIEST DATE: c. 1934 (recording, Charlie Marshall)
KEYWORDS: cowboy work technology
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Ohrlin-HBT 3, "The Mowing Machine" (1 text, 1 tune)
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "The Streets of Laredo" [Laws B1] (tune & meter) and references there
File: Ohr003

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