“Dying Cowboy of Rim Rock Ranch”


The dying cowboy is "Riding away... Where the sun is sinking low." He bids goodbye to all parts of the cowboy's life -- the sounds, the sunrises, the girl he loves. He bids his comrades to remember him "when you're far from the rimrock."


  1. Fife-Cowboy/West 120, "The Dying Cowboy of Rim Rock Ranch" (2 texts, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #11098
  3. BI, FCW120


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1966
Keywords: cowboy death farewell
Found in: US