“Out on the Lone Star Cow Trail”


Singer, a cowboy, meets a comrade and kills him although "he was dear to me." The judge sends him to prison. He asks listener to tell mother and sweetheart that he's in the "dark city jail"; his sweeheart should bail him out. Chorus: "Hoo-hoo-hooo-oo-oo"


This should not be confused with "Lone Star Trail." - PJS


  • Dick Devall, "Out on the Lone Star Cow Trail" (Timely Tunes [Victor] C-1563, 1931; on MakeMe, WhenIWas1)


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1931 (recording, Dick Devall)
Found in: US(So)