Dying Cowboy (IV), The
DESCRIPTION: "Lying on a saddle blanket a dying cowboy lay." He says, "Cowboys don't forget your mothers, write a letter home." Tell her you'll wait to see her in Heaven. He dies and is buried.
EARLIEST DATE: 1951 (MUNFLA/Leach)
KEYWORDS: burial death dying religious mother cowboy
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
William O'Driscoll, "Dying Cowboy" (on MUNFLA/Leach)
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