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Cowboy take me away

November 11, 2008

This used to be one of my favorite songs, but I lost the album it was on when I was in high school.  It’s almost serendipitous that I heard it today on the radio for the first time in at least a decade, being that I spent the morning pushing cattle on the reservation (no, pushing cattle is not cow tipping – it’s herding)…

Cowboy Take Me Away (Dixie Chicks)

I said I wanna touch the earth
I wanna break it in my hands
I wanna grow something wild and unruly

I wanna sleep on the hard ground
In the comfort of your arms
On a pillow of bluebonnets
In a blanket made of stars

Oh it sounds good to me I said

Cowboy take me away
Fly this girl as high as you can
Into the wild blue
Set me free oh I pray
Closer to heaven above and
Closer to you closer to you

I wanna walk and not run
I wanna skip and not fall
I wanna look at the horizon
And not see a building standing tall

I wanna be the only one
For miles and miles
Except for maybe you
And your simple smile

Oh it sounds good to me
Yes it sounds so good to me

Cowboy take me away
Fly this girl as high as you can
Into the wild blue
Set me free oh I pray
Closer to heaven above and
Closer to you closer to you

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