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Cowboy Ballads

Cowboy Ballads

Cisco Houston’s first solo album on Folkways Records represents a small portion of the artist’s repertoire of American folk music. Extensive liner notes (complete with a glossary of cowboy slang such as "dogie: a calf that lost its mammy and whose daddy has run off with another cow") accompany this collection of tunes of the lonely cowboy and his guitar.

Track Listing

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Chisholm Trail Cisco Houston 1:59
102
Diamond Joe Cisco Houston 2:29
103
I Ride an Old Paint Cisco Houston 2:02
104
Little Joe, The Wrangler Cisco Houston 2:42
105
The Dying Cowboy Cisco Houston 3:03
201
Stewball Cisco Houston 2:25
202
Trouble in Mind Cisco Houston 3:30
203
Sweet Betsy from Pike Cisco Houston 2:04
204
Tying a Knot in the Devil's Tail Cisco Houston 2:16

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