My Stetson Hat

DESCRIPTION: The singer praises his hat: "Stained with alkali, sand, and mud, Smeared with grease and crimson blood, Battered and bent from constant use, Still you have stood the darned abuse." "You've been a good pal... You dirty old gray Stetson hat."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1935 (Hoofs and Horns)
KEYWORDS: clothes cowboy nonballad
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Ohrlin-HBT 83, "My Stetson Hat" (1 text, 1 tune)
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Soldier's Joy" (tune)
File: Ohr083

Go to the Ballad Search form
Go to the Ballad Index Song List

Go to the Ballad Index Instructions
Go to the Ballad Index Bibliography or Discography

The Ballad Index Copyright 2017 by Robert B. Waltz and David G. Engle.