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Let Us Ride

Let us ride together Careless of the weather Blowing mane and hair Miles ahead, no cares Sound of hoof and horses sniff Trotting down the Milk River With the wind let’s slip Let us laugh together Young one or old To the crack of the leather When it is cold Break into a canter Shout …

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Countin’

We often get caught up In the countin’ that we do We count cows, an’ bales, an’ acres Bills – too many, bucks – too few Should more often count our blessin’s Calves that lived an’ hay that grew Memories shared, good times together Friends an’ neighbours, tried an’ true. Countin’ was excerpted from Phyllis …

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T.Y.S.O.N.

Across the Queensland border line The mobs of cattle go; They travel down in sun and shine On dusty stage, and slow. The drovers, riding slowly on To let the cattle spread, Will say: “Here’s one old landmark gone, For old man Tyson’s dead.” What tales there’ll be in every camp By men that Tyson …

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Riding the Wind

I am going to ride the wind When it’s blowing hard and strong. I’ll jump on its back And we’ll follow a track Where clouds go loping along. I am going to ride the wind When it chases behind the rain, And whenever it snows I’ll be saddled to go, I’ll mount up and grab …