“Cowboy Song (I)”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1939 (Randolph)
Keywords: cowboy work travel animal
Found in: US(So)

Description

"Though your backs they are weak An' your legs they ain't strong, Don't be skairt, little dogies, We'll get there 'fore long." The singer encourages the cattle; even though right now the trail is dry and ugly, there are better places ahead

References

  1. Randolph 205, "Cowboy Song" (1 text)
  2. Roud #5483
  3. BI, R205