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For John Ball - Sing It Loud!

The Cowboy Lullaby


Desert silver blue beneath the pale starlight,
Coyote yappin' lazy on the hill,
Sleepy winks of light along the far sky line,
Time for millin' cattle to be still.

Chorus
So now the lightning's far away,
The coyote's nothin'skeery,
Just a singin' to her dearie.
Yah ho a mol-la holiday,
So settle down, ye cattle till the morning.


Nothin' out there on the plains you folks need,
Nothin' there that seems to take your eye.
Still you got to watch them or they'll stampede,
Plungin' down some 'rro-yo bank to die.

repeat chorus




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10/20/2005
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