“Cowboy in Church”


The cowboy wanders into church in his work clothes, noting "on the plains we scarcely know a Sunday from a Monday." The crowd is upset, though the preacher too is dressed in "the trappings of his trade." He reflects on how people look down on cowboys


  • Glenn Ohrlin, "The Cowboy in Church" (on Ohrlin01)
  • Carl T. Sprague, "The Cowboy at Church" (Bluebird B-6258, 1936)


  1. Ohrlin-HBT 7, "Cowboy in Church" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #8020
  3. BI, Ohr007


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1910
Keywords: clergy clothes cowboy
Found in: US