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Gary T ADD: I'm an Old Cowhand (from the Rio Grande) (29) I'm an Old Cowhand - origin? 05 Nov 05

In reference to Johnny Mercer's "I'm an Old Cowhand", a friend says he remembers (vaguely) a straightforward song that this parodies (where presumably the singers legs are bowed, etc.). I find no reference to this alleged song on the net. What I do find indicates that Mercer was poking fun at cowboy wannabees.

Is this a take-off on a serious song, or is my friend mistaken?

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