DESCRIPTION: "The cow-bosses are good-hearted chunks," very diverse, but "Still they sing the same old song": "Sift along, don't ride so slow, Haven't got much time but a long round to go." After gathering the herd, the crew is to "hit the shortest trail"
EARLIEST DATE: 1910 (Lomax)
KEYWORDS: cowboy work boss travel
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Saffel-CowboyP, p. 187, "Dogie Song" (1 text)
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