||THE OLD CHISHOLM TRAIL RANDY TRAVIS
Hey Y’all its Tin Min giving you Folk’s
Some old style traditional Country
The sort of songs we play on the
Cattle drive trail and campfires!!
So sit close to that fire and after a good chew
Take out our Mississippi tin sandwich and sit a spell!
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Oh come a-long, boys, and lis-ten to my tale,
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I'll tell you all my trou-bles
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on the old Chis-holm trail.
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Come-a-ti-yi you-py you-py yah you-py yah
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Come-a-ti-yi you-py you-py yah
On a ten dollar horse and a forty dollar saddle,
and im a goin’ a punchin' Texas cattle.
I'm up in the morning before daylight,
And before I sleep the moon shine bright.
woke up one morning on the Chisholm trail,
With a rope in my hand and a cow by the tail,
Im up in the morning afore daylight
And afore I sleep the moon shines bright
OH, It's bacon and beans most every day,
I'd just as soon be eating prairie hay.
I went to the boss to get my roll,
He figgered me out nine dollars in the hole.
So I'll sell my outfit as fast as I can,
And I won't punch cows for no darn man.
With my knees in the saddle and my seat in the sky
Ill quit punching cows in the sweet by and by