“Paddy Ryan”


"Way up in old Calgary over the line There came an old cowboy, his name was Pat Ryan. He looked at the cowboys a-workin' the chutes, 'Boys, watch these spurs on the heels of my boots.'" "Old Thief Duncan looks up and he squalls, 'Watch this boy....'"

Historical references

  • 1896 - Birth of Pat Ryan


  1. Ohrlin-HBT 34, "Paddy Ryan" (1 fragmentary text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, Ohr034


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1964
Keywords: cowboy horse
Found in: Canada