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The Lone Star Trail
My girl must cheer up courage and choose some other
one, For I am bound to follow the Lone Star Trail until
my race is run.
Ci yi yip yip yip pe ya.
It almost breaks my heart for to have to go away, And leave my own little darling, my sweetheart so
far away. But when I'm out on the Lone Star Trail often I'll
think of thee, Of my own dear girl, the darling one, the one I
would like to see. And when I get to a shipping point, I'll get on a little
spree To drive away the sorrow for the girl that once loved
me. And though red licker stirs us up we're bound to
have our fun, And I intend to follow the Lone Star Trail until my
race is run.
Ci yi yip yip yip pe ya.
I went up the Lone Star Trail in eighteen eighty-three ;
I fell in love with a pretty miss and she in love with me.
" When you get to Kansas write and let me know;
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