"Ride Cowboy Ride" as written by Jon Bon Jovi and Richard Sambora....
Ride cowboy ride.
Through the back door to heaven.
To the other side.
I want to know the danger of a kiss.

At midnight.
Ride, cowboy, ride.
Yeah, I learn my lesson.
In the story of the trial.

So I made my confession.
In this cheaper motel.
Like could try me pleasant.
But ain't got the money.

'N ain't got the town.
Ride, cowboy, ride.
Through the back door to heaven to the other side.
I want to know the danger of a kiss.

At midnight. Ride cowboy ride.
So you want to be a cowboy.
Ride cowboy, ride.
Baby, come on.
Ride, ride, ride.


Lyrics submitted by Demau Senae

"Ride Cowboy Ride" as written by Jon Bon Jovi Richard Sambora

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    General CommentA cowboy track. Was the song that led up to Stick to your guns on New Jersey. I like the recording technique they used on the song.
    antmannon June 11, 2003   Link
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    General Commentthese lyrics are so wrong!

    the correct lyrics are:

    Ride cowboy ride
    Through the back door to heaven to the other side
    I wanna know the danger of a kiss at midnight
    Ride, cowboy, ride
    Yeah, I learned my lesson
    Here's a sordid tail
    So I make my confession
    In this sleazy motel
    I could be nomadic, I could try my best line
    But I ain't got the money
    And we ain't got the time
    Ride, cowboy, ride
    Through the back door to heaven to the other side.
    I wanna know the danger of a kiss at midnight
    Ride cowboy ride
    So you want to be a cowboy?
    Ride, cowboy, ride
    Baby, come on.
    Ride, ride, ride.
    torrance21on December 15, 2004   Link
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    General CommentWell, you still got two bits of it wrong ;-)

    Here's a sordid tail -> Here's a story to tell

    I could be nomadic, I could try my best line -> I could be the romantic, I could try my best line
    locutuson September 20, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThe writing credit is to Captain Kidd and the King of Swing. Enough said. :)
    kait25on December 08, 2009   Link
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    General CommentThis song was actually recorded on Bon Jovi's tour bus, they just decided to throw it into the albu last minute. The full and correct lyrics are;

    Ride cowboy ride
    Through the back door to heaven to the other side
    I wanna know the danger of a kiss at midnight
    Ride, cowboy, ride
    Yeah, I learned my lesson
    Here's a story to tell
    So I make my confession
    In this sleazy motel
    I could be the romantic, I could try my best line
    But I ain't got the money
    And we ain't got the time
    Ride, cowboy, ride
    Through the back door to heaven to the other side.
    I wanna know the danger of a kiss at midnight
    Ride cowboy ride
    So you want to be a cowboy?
    Ride, cowboy, ride
    Baby, come on.
    Ride, ride, ride.

    great song~~~

    MsMusicon January 08, 2010   Link

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