“At a Cowboy Dance”


"Get yo' little sage hens ready, Trot 'em out upon the floor -- Line 'em up there, you cusses! Steady!" The caller coaxes and cajoles the cowboys through the motions of a square dance.


  1. Fife-Cowboy/West 105, "At a Cowboy Dance" (1 text)
  2. Lomax-ABFS, p. 415, "An Idaho Cowboy Dance" (1 text)
  3. Roud #11095
  4. BI, FCW105


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1889 (James Barton Anderson's "Breezy Western Verse")
Found in: US