cowboy – “cowpoke”

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I first heard this song on radio WPLO in Georgia back in the late 1960′s.
Lee Pearce lee_pearce1969@yahoo.com

Cowpoke

I’m lonesome but happy
Rich but I’m broke
And the good Lord knows the reason
I’m just a cowpoke
From Cheyenne to Douglas
All Rangers I know
I drift with the wind
No one cares where I go

Humming

I ain’t got a bit in these ol worn out jeans
So its quittin the stakes
And going back to beans
I’ll pick up a ten spot in Prescot I know
Just ridin a bronc
In a big rodeo
Some mornin in Spring time
A fillie I’ll find
And I might spend all summer
With her on my mind

Humming

But I’ll never be branded
I’ll never be broke
I’m a care free range ridin
Driftin cowpoke
Next summer its north
If there ain’t a big drought
As soon as it frost
I’ll be headin back south
But I’ll never have worries
I’ll never have time
I’m to busy a livin
This free life of mine

Humming

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