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Charley Crockett - $10 Cowboy Album Lyrics



Charley Crockett - $10 Cowboy Lyrics






$10 Cowboy

I'm a ten dollar cowboy
Baby, that's a fact
I got some inhibitions
That might be holding me back

I've been seeing this portrait
Attached to a small fee
For a ten dollar cowboy
Who looks a lot like me

If you're a ten dollar cowboy
Then you already know
That there never was a rider
Who couldn't be thrown

Even Billy McClain
Fell off a time or two
He was a ten dollar cowboy
Who looked a lot like you

I'm a ten dollar cowboy
I play a little guitar
People always ask me
If I'm a rodeo star

Doubt if I got eight seconds
But I can sing you a song
Like a big bull rider
I'm steady holding on

You see the ten dollar cowboy
He leads a colorful life
Don't you worry about him
He knows he'll only die twice

Like Billy McClain
He's the last of his breed
He's just a ten dollar cowboy
Who looks a lot like me

He looks a lot like me
He looks a lot like me, yeah

When I was out there on them street corners
Learning to stand behind this guitar
Ten dollars was a whole lot of money
Cowboy, cowboy singer
Both highly hazardous occupations
Look out
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Writer: Billy Horton, Charley Crockett
Copyright: Lyrics © CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC




America

America, how are ya?
I hope you're doing fine
America, I love ya
And I fear you sometimes

America, you know I
Can be hard to understand
America, please forgive me
I'm only a man

America, have I told you
How I labor in your fields?
America, I just keep working
Doesn't matter how I feel

America, it's been said that
My whole life is in your hands
So, America, if you see me crying
Know I'm only a man

America, I wonder
If you remember me
America, you promised
And I've been waiting patiently

America, it's easy
To get lost in this land
America, can you see me?
'Cause I'm only a man
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Writer: Billy Horton, Charley Crockett
Copyright: Lyrics © CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC




Hard Luck & Circumstances

When it comes to bad luck
I got perfect timing
All the stars just align
Me and trouble
We're old friends
We understand each other fine

Because it's hard luck
And circumstances
That brought me here
And if they hang around much longer
I might just disappear

For folks like me
There ain't no justice
Only the road and it's long
You might find it funny
My line of thinking
But that don't make me wrong

You know it's hard luck
And circumstances
That brought me here
And if they hang around much longer
I might just disappear

Yeah, buddy

I said it's hard luck
And circumstances
That brought me here
And if they hang around much longer
I might just disappear

Yes, it's hard luck
And circumstances
That brought me here
And if they hang around much longer
I'll likely disappear
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Copyright: Lyrics © Original Writer and Publisher




Good at Losing

They laughed at me in New York City
Called me a fool in LA
I doubt that Nashville saw me comin'
Besides the bar folks workin' late

Played every room in the state of Texas
All the ones in California too
So many nights I can't remember
Maybe I've played a song for you

Left San Francisco in a hurry
They ran me out of Fort Worth town
Into the bottom of New Orleans
Them river boats make a lonesome sound

Lawmen, they caught me in Virginia
No need to tell you what I'd done
Make sure you get your act together
Before you roll up 81

I've seen the other side of Dallas
Tryin' to climb up to the top
One thing I know about that city
Man, the hustle never stops

That's how I got real good at losing
Wasting precious time
Most folks who talk about me
Have never lived no life like mine

They laughed at me in New York City
Called me a fool in LA
I doubt that Nashville saw me comin'
Besides the bar folks workin' late
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Writer: Charley Crockett, Billy Horton
Copyright: Lyrics © CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC




Gettin' Tired Again

Don't ya sit there thinkin' I'm losing
Just because I'm down, down and out
And gettin' tired again

You better stand for somethin'
'Cause those who ain't got nothin', nothin' to defend
Just gettin' tired again

I'm gettin' tired again
They say that I can't win
I'm gettin' tired again

The street took all my money
And I can plainly see
The street took all my money
Charged much more than a fee
The street took all my money
And I can't find a friend
The street took all of my money
And I'm gettin' tired again

The street took all my money
And I can plainly see
The street took all my money
Charge much more than a fee
The street took all my money
And I can't find a friend
The street took all of my money
And I'm gettin' tired again

Who told you that this was all over?
Just because you see me cry
Don't mean I'm gonna lay down and die
I'm gettin' tired again

I'm gettin' tired again
They say that I can't win
I'm gettin' tired again
So tired, so tired, so tired
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Writer: Charley Crockett
Copyright: Lyrics © CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC




Spade

I'm called a spade
My mind has done been made
That's what the man, he said
Then he threw his money down
And they passed the cards around
This weren't no children's game

He said his name
Was just a passin' thing
While I looked at him confused
But I soon knew what he meant
With his revolver spent
On everything but me

Just then, he laughed and handed me a bag
Said, Could you fill it for me please?
Then we rode all night long
Through the dark into the dawn
Before we finally took our rest

Said he'd come in from Galveston
That troubled city by the gulf
He said, I knew your sister well
So when I saw you I could tell
By that ribbon on your sleeve

I'm sorry to say your sister's passed away
I seen it with my own two eyes
And those same evil men
Who killed my closest kin
They were sittin' there by you

Listen to me, life is misery
Trouble's always on the way
And if I were you, I know what I'd do
Because they're sure to fall the spade
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Writer: Charley Crockett
Copyright: Lyrics © CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC




Diamond in the Rough

Diamond in the rough
I know you've it tough
A woman sure gets judged at a man's game

Empire may rule the world
I'm only livin' for you, girl
And I can see you as you twirl
Diamond in the rough

Diamond in the rough
Honey, that's what you are
I've been minin' all the bars
Just lookin' for you

Jewel of the night
How I long to hold you tight
With the neon burnin' bright
Diamond in the rough

You're a diamond to me
Any fool can plainly see
But what you got's
Worth twice as much
As anything can be

More precious than gold
Or any money I might hold
The glitter will never get old
Diamond in the rough

You're a diamond to me
Any fool could plainly see
That what you've got's
Worth twice as much
As anything can be

Empire may rule the world
I'm only livin' for you girl
And I can see you as you twirl
Diamond in the rough
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Writer: Charley Crockett, Billy Horton, Kullen Fuchs
Copyright: Lyrics © CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC




Ain't Done Losing Yet

I put one more dollar
Into a Double Diamond slot machine
Through cigarette smoke and loud music
An image came over me
Of a woman at a table
Playing a game of roulette
And as the wheel, it started spinning
She said, "I ain't doing losing yet"

I ain't done losing yet
It takes money to forget
This life of trouble and regret
I ain't done losing yet

Well, she must have felt me staring
'Cause she looked at me and smiled
As if she was trying to tell me
She was having a good time
Ain't no clock in this casino
But I'd be willing to bet
There's plenty of time for hurting
And I ain't don't losing yet

I ain't done losing yet
It takes money to forget
This life of trouble and regret
I ain't done losing yet

I left the El Dorado
Just about a quarter to eight
Saw the glitter of that building
Shining from the interstate
Silver City was in my rearview
As the sun was beginning to set
I got to thinking 'bout that woman
And how I ain't done losing yet

I ain't done losing yet
It takes money to forget
This life of trouble and regret
I ain't done losing yet

I ain't done losing yet
I'd pay good money to forget
This life of trouble and regret
I ain't done losing yet

No, I ain't done losing yet
No, I ain't done losing yet
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Writer: Charley Crockett, Billy Horton, Jay Moeller, Taylor Grace
Copyright: Lyrics © CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC




Solitary Road

I'd be glad to tell you the story
'Bout a solitary road
You can't take nobody with you
And you ain't coming back if you go

It's a highway teeming with blackjack
On every corner, young jezebels
Well, they say it can lead to salvation
But you won't be able to tell
'Cause it's a solitary road

I was only a wanderer
A lonely child of circumstance
When I heard that nightingale calling me
And he flew right into my hands

Well, he told me they'd rise up against me
As it turned out, this was the case
I saw jackals roaming the valleys
Grifters all over the place
See, it's a solitary road

A kingdom lay high on the mountain
I could see it through rain and snow
Many had fallen in fields beside me
As I cross over every road

When I reached those gates of the city
I was trembling, I have to confess
Eyes of judgment lay heavy upon me
The red sun hung low in the west
On the solitary road
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Writer: Charley Crockett, Billy Horton
Copyright: Lyrics © CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC




City of Roses

We were in Louisiana
I remember it well
'Cause my uncle was gamblin'
In a Shreveport hotel

Later that evenin'
We were Fort Worth bound
I saw the pretty red flowers
As we passed through a town

Well, we pulled on over
To get some fresh night air
And the sweet smell of roses
Lingered everywhere

There in the moonlight
On a brick lined street
Stood a pretty young woman
She gave a flower to me

There's a city of roses
Way back in the pines
I don't know if you know it
But it ain't hard to find
If you're comin' from Dallas
You just a-keep rollin' east
'Til the City of Roses
Is all that you see

Maybe you've seen it
Any place that you go
On a downtown corner
Somebody sellin' a rose

Well, I bet you a dollar
I know where it's from
A little town in east Texas
You'd better get you one

There's a city of roses
Way back in the pines
I don't know if you know it
But it ain't hard to find
If you're comin' from Dallas
You just a-keep rollin' east
Unil the City of Roses
Is all that you see
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Writer: Charley Crockett, Kullen Fuchs, Andrew Trube
Copyright: Lyrics © CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC




Lead The Way

I've been told many times throughout the years
That the road I was on would lead me nowhere
But if you follow your heart, who knows what waits for you
Because I found a place where your dreams come true

Oh, I, I let my heart lead the way
Yes, I, I'm thankful for every day
Yes, I am

Been here a long time, behind this old guitar
Believing one day it'd bring me to your door
And now that I'm here, feels like I found a home
A love more true than I have ever know

Oh, I, I let my heart lead the way
Yes, I, I'm thankful for every day
Yes, I am

Oh, I, I let my heart lead the way
Yes, I, I'm thankful for every day

Oh, I, I let my heart lead the way
You know that I, I'm thankful for every day
Yes, I am
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Writer: Charley Crockett, Anthony Farrell
Copyright: Lyrics © CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC




Midnight Cowboy

Midnight cowboy rides
Onward through the night
Starry skies above his head
In front the headlights shine
Front the headlights shine
In front the headlights shine

Trucker rollin', tires afloat
City's on his mind
Left his woman, left his baby
Now the road is mine
Trouble's on his mind
Left 'em all behind
Hummin' up the tires
Satisfies his mind
Satisfies his mind
It satisfies his mind

Midnight cowboy rides
Onward through the night
Starry skies above his head
In front the headlights shine
Front the headlights shine
In front the headlights shine

Yesterday he left his family in St. Paul
Travelin' through the night and on through Omaha
Music to his ears, a trucker changin' gears
Drank his coffee, take his pills
Drive on through the night

Midnight cowboy rides
Onward through the night
Starry skies above his head
In front the headlights shine
Front the headlights shine
In front the headlights shine
In front the headlights shine
In front the headlights shine
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Writer: Willie Edwards
Copyright: Lyrics © CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC






$10 Cowboy is an album by American singer Charley Crockett, released on April 26, 2024, through Son of Davy and distributed by Thirty Tigers. It was produced by Crockett and Billy Horton. The album received positive reviews from critics.
Genre(s): Country, soul
Producer(s): Charley Crockett, Billy Horton
Length: 39:43
Released: April 26th, 2024
Year: 2024

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