Trouble for the Range Cook (The Chuck Wagon's Stuck)
DESCRIPTION: "Come wrangle your broncos and saddle them quick, For the chuck wagon's boggin' down there by the crick." The riders make every effort to free the wagon, for "There's nothing to eat when the chuck wagon's mired."
AUTHOR: Words: Earl Alonzo Brinistool
EARLIEST DATE: 1914
KEYWORDS: cowboy food disaster cook
FOUND IN: US(MW)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Ohrlin-HBT 98, "The Chuck Wagon's Stuck" (1 text, 1 tune)
Saffel-CowboyP, p. 114, "Trouble For The Range Cook" (1 text)
NOTES: John I. White reports that Romaine Lowedermilk set this to music, but I do not know if this is the tune offered by Ohrlin. - RBW
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