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Me And My Uncle
Me and my uncle went riding on down...West Colorado...Texas town
We stopped over in Santa Fe...that being the point bout half way
Besides it was the hottest part of the day
I took the horses down to the stall...I went to a bar...ordered drinks for all
Three days in the body hurt...It being summer...I took off my shirt
I was tryin to wash off some of that dusty dirt
West Texas cowboys all over town, with liquor and money my friend they was loaded down
So soon after seemed a me and my uncle starts up a friendly game
We call it high low jack and the winner takes the hand
Unc starts to winning the cowboys are getting cowboy calls him down... and then two more
They said he was but that can't be...I know my uncle man and he's honest as me
and I'm as honest as a devil of a man could be
One of those cowboys starts to draw...I shot him down my friend before he saw me
I shot another godamn and he won't grow old...and in confusion my uncle grabbed the gold
and we hightailed it down to Mexico
I love them cowboys...I love their gold...I love my uncle...God rest his soul
he taught me good man...taught me all i know...he taught me so good...I grabbed the gold

I left him lying there by the side of the road