Old Nashville Cowboys Song Lyrics

Hank Williams, Jr.


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Billy Mcclelland, Rock Killough
album: Track 9 in album Whiskey Bent and Hell Bound
release date: 1979
popularity : 46 users have visited this page.
genres: Folk, World, & Country
styles: Country
length: 3:05

Album Information

country(area): United States
format: CD
script: Latin

Cover Art

Hank Williams, Jr. Whiskey Bent and Hell Bound cover art


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The old Nashville cowboy was burdened with time
He was bent by his years and the fight with the wine
With a head full of music and an old nursery rhyme
A heart full of sadness and dark sunken nights
He told me they cheated he told me they stole
The strength from his youth and the songs from his soul
He said he was family till he got too old
And he called them miners mother load finders
Digging so deep in search of more gold
Oh where are the cowboys and the home on the range
Does anyone know that they've killed Jesse James
Now the good guys on TV seem bad ain't it strange
And the old Nashville cowboys missed out on the change

The old cowboy's life now is gone with the past


Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 Whiskey Bent and Hell Bound
  • 2 Tired of Being Johnny B. Good
  • 3 Outlaw Women
  • 4 (I Don't Have) Anymore Love Songs
  • 5 White Lightnin'
  • 6 Women I've Never Had
  • 7 O.D.'d in Denver
  • 8 Come and Go Blues
  • 9 Old Nashville Cowboys
  • 10 The Conversation