Sweeter the Breeze (I), The
DESCRIPTION: "Take a deep seat and a faraway look, Keep him between your knees. The higher he goes, the sweeter the breeze. Keep your mind in the middle and let both ends flop!"
EARLIEST DATE: 1973
KEYWORDS: cowboy horse nonballad recitation
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Ohrlin-HBT 86, "The Sweeter the Breeze" (1 text)
NOTES: Even Ohrlin admits this is a "cross between a verse and a saying." But I suppose it might be traditional advice for a bronc rider, so here it is. (Ohrlin made up another piece with this title, not included here.) - RBW
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