Mudcat Café message #3719648 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #157563   Message #3719648
Posted By: GUEST,leeneia
28-Jun-15 - 10:44 PM
Thread Name: Song Title please ?-I Ride an Old Paint
Subject: RE: Song Title please ?-I Ride an Old Paint
I think it's called 'I'm Leaving Cheyenne,' because it goes

I ride old Paint, I lead old Dan,
I'm goin to Montan for to throw the houlihan.
Goodbye, old Paint, I'm leavin Cheyenne.

The houlihan was some kind of throw made with a lasso or lariat.