“The High-Toned Dance”


"Now you can't expect a cowboy to agitate his shanks In the etiquettish fashion of aristocratic ranks." The singer is out of his depth at a dance in Denver. Still, the ladies enjoy the chance "To see an old-time puncher at a high-tone dance."

Cross references


  • Wilf Carter, "The Cowboy's High-Toned Dance" (Bluebird [Canada] B-4991, 1935)


  1. Fife-Cowboy/West 104, "The High-Toned Dance" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #11094
  3. BI, FCW104


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1935 (recording, Wilf Carter)
Keywords: cowboy dancing humorous
Found in: US