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 learn my lesson
In the story of trial
So I made my confession
In this sleazy motel

I could be the romantic
I could try my best lines
But I ain't got the money
And we ain't got the town

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, oh

So you want to be a cowboy
Ride, ride, ride
You wanna be a big shot
Baby, come on
Ride, ride, ride


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Ride Cowboy Ride [Mono Version] Lyrics as written by Jon Bon Jovi Richard Sambora

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    A 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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    these 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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    Well, 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 Comment

    The writing credit is to Captain Kidd and the King of Swing. Enough said. :)

    kait25on December 09, 2009   Link
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    This 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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