Cowboy Songs And Other Frontier Ballads

Complete Text, Lyrics & Sheet Music

Home Main Menu Singing & Playing Order & Order Info Support Search Voucher Codes



Share page  Visit Us On FB

Previous Contents Next
Billy Venero
Not a moment he delayed
When his brave resolve was made.
" Why man," his comrades told him when they heard
of his daring plan, " You are riding straight to death." But he answered, V Save your breath; I may never reach the cow-ranch but I'll do the best
I can."
As he crossed the alkali
All his thoughts flew on ahead
To the little band at cow-ranch thinking not of
danger near; With his quirt's unceasing whirl And the jingle of his spurs Little brown Chapo bore the cowboy o'er the far
away frontier.
Lower and lower sank the sun;
He drew rein at Rocky Run;
" Here those men met death, my Chapo," and he
stroked his glossy mane; " So shall those we go to warn Ere the coming of the morn If we fail, God help my Bessie," and he started
on again.
Sharp and clear a rifle shot Woke the echoes of the spot.
300
1