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."
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)
cf. "Soldier's Joy" (tune)
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