"A Cowboy's Just Got To Ride" as written by and Chris Ledoux....
Well you mama finds it hard to understand,
Why her lovin' son wants to be a rodeo man.
And your daddy had a whole lotta great big plans for you,
You hate to disappoint him but you gotta other things to do.
Now, your best girl thinks it's time you settle down.
You finally graduated and she's ready for a wedding gown.
But there's a great big world just waintin' out there for you,
And if she really loves you she can wait another year or two.
And nobody really knows how you feel inside,
The road gets rough and the goin' gets tough, but you know you've gotta
try.
And there ain't no way they're ever gonna change your mind.
Don't everybody know that a cowboys got to ride.
Now your highschool buddies say man, you've gone insane.
Don't you know rodeo is a crazy, foolish game.
But you can see in their eyes a little jealousy,
They're all workin' 9-5, you're footloose and fancy free.
And nobody really knows how you feel inside,
The road gets rough and the goin' gets tough, but you know you've gotta
try.
And there ain't now way thery're ever gonna change your mind.
Don't everybody know that a cowboys got to ride.
Don't everybody know taht a cowboys got to ride...


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    General CommentA COWBOY'S GOT TO RIDE!!! The meaning is as simple as that. Pretty self-explanatory, I'd say... But yeah. People (his girlfriend, parents, etc.) want him to settle down, but he can't, cuz a cowboy's got to ride. No matter how tough things get, a cowboy's got to ride.

    GOD BLESS CHRIS LEDOUX!!!
    ::genericusername::on June 15, 2007   Link
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    General CommentOh, and another thing...the song is called "A Cowboy's Got to Ride," not "A Cowboy's Just Got to Ride."
    ::genericusername::on June 15, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI'd LOVE or PAY to see Chris LeDoux rope Toby Keith and sing that song to him while he's tied up and repeat the chorus until Toby Keith Covel realized his calling to the Wal-Green's electronic department
    michaelcovelon August 31, 2007   Link

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