Rodeo or Mexico Lyrics

Garth Brooks


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Paul Kennerley, Bryan Glenn Kennedy, Garth Brooks
album: No. 10 track in album Scarecrow
release date: 2001-11-13
popularity : 11 users have visited this page.
length: 4:23

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For a change I headed south across the border
For the Paso's and a different horse to ride
I'd be back to make the rodeo in Waco
But that was long before I saw those dark brown eyes

With long black hair and English bad and broken
Her body said the words she couldn't find
Cause I hung on every word she left unspoken
The question started leaning on my mind

Rodeo or Mexico
They both keep a cowboy satisfied
Rodeo or Mexico
The only way I know how to decide
Is just get on and ride

We danced all night beneath that sheet of cotton
And you just don't tell a girl like that good-bye
But the cowboy life ain't easily forgotten
Though lying there I couldn't help but wonder why

Rodeo or Mexico
They both keep a cowboy satisfied
Rodeo or Mexico
The only way I know how to decide
Is just get on and ride

The morning found the answer dawning on me
As I woke up to the sharp end of a knife
He was screaming at the woman hanging on me
Does anybody know the Spanish word for wife

Rodeo or Mexico
They both keep a cowboy satisfied
Rodeo or Mexico
The only way I know how to decide
Is just get on and ride

Track Listing

  • 1 Why Ain't I Running
  • 2 Beer Run
  • 3 Wrapped Up in You
  • 4 The Storm
  • 5 Thicker Than Blood
  • 6 Big Money
  • 7 Squeeze Me In
  • 8 Mr. Midnight
  • 9 Pushing Up Daisies
  • 10 Rodeo or Mexico
  • 11 Don't Cross the River
  • 12 When You Come Back to Me Again