Lyrics Depot
Lyrics » Willie Nelson Lyrics » My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys Lyrics
Find Song Lyrics:



Lyrics Depot is your source of lyrics to My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys by Willie Nelson. Please check back for more Willie Nelson lyrics.

My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys Lyrics

Artist: Willie Nelson
Album: Essential Willie Nelson

I grew up a-dreamin' of bein' a cowboy,
and Lovin' the cowboy ways.
Pursuin' the life of my high-ridin' heroes,
I burned up my childhood days.
I learned of all the rules of the modern-day drifter,
Don't you hold on to nothin' too long.
Just take what you need from the ladies, then leave them,
With the words of a sad country song.
My heroes have always been cowboys.
And they still are, it seems.
Sadly, in search of, but one step in back of,
Themselves and their slow-movin' dreams.

Cowboys are special with their own brand of misery,
From being alone too long.
You could die from the cold in the arms of a nightmare,
Knowin' well that your best days are gone.
Pickin' up hookers instead of my pen,
I let the words of my years fade away.
Old worn-out saddles, and 'old worn-out memories,
With no one and no place to stay.

My heroes have always been cowboys.
And they still are, it seems.
Sadly, in search of, but one step in back of,
Themselves and their slow-movin' dreams.

Sadly, in search of, but one step in back of,
Themselves and their slow-movin' dreams.
Comments/Interpretations
no comments yet


Name:
Comment:






Related:
Willie Nelson Lyrics
Willie Nelson Essential Willie Nelson Lyrics

More Willie Nelson Music Lyrics:
Willie Nelson - Accentuate The Positive Lyrics
Willie Nelson - Feed It A Memory Lyrics
Willie Nelson - I Love You Because Lyrics
Willie Nelson - Let It Be Me Lyrics
Willie Nelson - Make The World Go Away Lyrics
Willie Nelson - Nobody There But Me Lyrics
Willie Nelson - They All Went To Mexico Lyrics
Willie Nelson - Yours Love Lyrics

© 2014 LyricsDepot.com. All Rights Reserved.
All lyrics are the property of their respective authors, artists and labels.