Down in the Tules

DESCRIPTION: "Oh, down in the tules, a-wranglin' around, I'd give a month's pay just to be in town." A cowboy complains about his hard work. He goes into town and parties, concluding "Saturday night's over, it's back to the hills;" partied out, he wants to go home
AUTHOR: Jim McElroy
EARLIEST DATE: 1973
KEYWORDS: cowboy work home party
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REFERENCES (1 citation):
Ohrlin-HBT 73, "Down in the Tules" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES: "Tules," Ohrlin explains, are the reed grasses that grow by bodies of water. This gives rise to the secondary meaning "boondocks, outskirts." - RBW
File: Ohr073

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