There are fences that need to be mended
There's a stray cut off from the herd
That needs to be defended
And by a lonely campfire underneath the stars
He sings his sad songs and strums his guitar
I tell you what the world could use
Is a little John Wayne kind of attitude

The world could use a cowboy right about now
Run those bad guys right out of town
Round 'em up and hunt 'em down
The world could use a cowboy right about now
The world could use a cowboy (cowboy)

There's a stallion that won't be broken
All the town folk need to hear a word of courage spoken
From New York City to Atlanta G.A.
From Edmonton to Californ-I-A
I tell you what the world could use
Is Roy Rogers and Trigger too

The world could use a cowboy right about now
Run those bad guys right out of town
A bronkin' buck, you can't keep down

The world could use a cowboy right about now
The world could use a cowboy
Cowboy

I tell you what the world could use
Is the cavalry riding to the rescue
Yeah, I tell you what the world could use
Is a little John Wayne kind of attitude

The world could use a cowboy
The world could use a cowboy, yeah
The world could use a cowboy right about now
Run those bad guys right out of town
Put your hands up, lay your weapons down
The world could use a cowboy right about now
The world could use a cowboy right about now
Rides off into the west when the sun goes down
He tips his hat when the ladies come 'round
The world could use a cowboy right about now
The world could use a cowboy
The world could use a cowboy
The world could use a cowboy
The world could use a cowboy, yeah
A cowboy
'Cause a cowboy's coming to town


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"The World Could Use a Cowboy" as written by David Martin

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    General CommentWhat the hell is this guy talking about. The US has a cowboy. His name is George W Bush.
    jadster10on July 26, 2002   Link
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    General Commentya the US might think they have a cowboy...George W.Bush is more of a moron. not a cowboy! Anyways the US does not own the world. and the rest of the world needs a cowboy...a good one! but adam is our cowboy!
    lake_acidon May 09, 2004   Link

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