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Paula Cole

Where Have All the Cowboys Gone

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play Oh you get me   in your 56 Chevy
play Why don't we go sit down in the  
play Take   on my front porch
play The dandy lion sun scorching,
play Like a glass of cold  
play I will do  
play if you pay all the bills

play Where is my John Wayne
play Where is my prairie song
play Where is my happy ending
play Where have all the cowboys gone

play Why don't you stay the  
play Kick   and watch the TV
play And I'll   a little something to eat
play Oh I know your    
play from working on the  
play How do you take your   my sweet
play I will   the children
play if you pay all the bills

play Where is my John Wayne
play Where is my prairie song
play Where is my happy ending
play Where have all the cowboys gone

play I am wearing my new   tonight
play But you don't,
play but you don't even   me
play Say goodbyes
play Say goodbyes
play Say goodbyes

play We finally   the Chevy
play When we had another  
play And you   the job in Tennessee
play You made friends at the  
play And you   them at the bar
play Almost every   day of the week

play I will wash the   while you go have a beer
play Where is my Marlboro man
play Where is his   gun
play Where is my   ranger
play Where have all the cowboys gone
play Yippee yo, yippee yeah

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Paula Cole plays the part of a lonely woman pining for her "John Wayne" , a beer-drinking kind of guy who will keep her happily barefoot and pregnant while he works on his tractor and spends the day at the bar

She's happy to be his housewife while he provides for the family, but after a while lethargy sets in and her cowboy is more of a bum, hanging out at the bar while she takes care of the household.

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Kick back

slang: relax

  1. We're having a kickback