The Orinico Kid

Album: released as a single (1975)

Songfacts®:

  • This is a curious song indeed, a marriage of finely composed classically based music with a Western theme, and lyrics about a Womble cowboy who rides into town - and cleans up rubbish. Some might say Mike Batt's talents were wasted on this sort of thing, but like Liberace, he cried all the way to the bank.
    "The Orinoco Kid" was the B Side of "Super Womble". >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England

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