Wandering Cowboy (II), The

DESCRIPTION: Cowboy describes ranches he's worked at. He signs on with a ranch, works summer and fall, then drifts to Arizona for a winter job. It's too lonely and boring, so he moves on again. One night in Wyoming, he dreams of his home rancho and decides to return
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1931 (recording, Patt Patterson & Lois Dexter)
KEYWORDS: loneliness home rambling travel work cowboy worker
Patt Patterson & Lois Dexter, "The Wandering Cowboy" (Banner 32091, 1931)
Patt Patterson & his Champion Rep Riders, "The Wandering Cowboy" (on WhenIWas1)

NOTES [27 words]: Pretty thin plot, yes. But a plot nonetheless, and I've indexed it chiefly to distinguish the song from "The Wandering Cowboy (I)", which has a real narrative. - PJS

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