“The Old Cowboy”


The singer recalls the hardships of his life as a cowboy "I've drunk water from the cow tracks, boys, when you bet it tasted good"; "I've starved and ate of the prickly pear"; "Been tortured by the Apaches." But now new cowboys are replacing him.


  1. Fife-Cowboy/West 110, "The Old Cowboy" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #11088
  3. BI, FCW110


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1966
Keywords: cowboy work hardtimes
Found in: US