“My Friends and Relations”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1937 (Coolidge, "Texas Cowboys")
Keywords: cowboy rambling exile separation family
Found in: US


"My friends and relations they live in the nations,They know not where their cowboy has gone." The poor cowboy "might have lived long in this world... If my cruel friends could have left me alone." But now he wanders the world

Cross references


  1. Ohrlin-HBT 2, "My Friends and Relations" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #16240?
  3. BI, Ohr002