“The Night Guard”


As cowboys relax around the fire, the night guard sings to the cattle and thinks of his sweetheart. At dawn, one of the steers attacks the guard's horse, which throws him; he is killed by the steer. The girl grieves and seems to grow old prematurely


  • Jack Webb, "The Night Guard" (Victor V-40285, 1930; on AuthCowboys, MakeMe, WhenIWas2)


  1. Roud #11522
  2. BI, RcTNiGua


Author: Unknown, possibly Jack Webb
Earliest date: 1930 (recording, Jack Webb)
Found in: US