Cowgirls Don't Cry

Album: Cowboy Town (2007)
Charted: 44
  • Her daddy gave her, her first pony
    Then taught her to ride
    She climbed high in that saddle
    Fell I don't know how many times
    He taught her a lesson that she learned
    Maybe a little too well

    Cowgirls don't cry, ride, baby, ride
    Lessons in life are gonna show you in time
    Soon enough you gonna know why
    It's gonna hurt every now and then
    If you fall get back on again
    Cowgirls don't cry

    She grew up, she got married
    But never was quite right
    She wanted a house, a home and babies
    He started comin' home late at night
    She didn't let him see it break her heart
    She didn't let him see her fall apart

    'Cause cowgirls don't cry, ride, baby, ride
    Lessons of life are gonna show you in time
    Soon enough you gonna know why
    It's gonna hurt every now and then
    If you fall get back on again
    Cowgirls don't cry

    Phone rang early one mornin'
    Her momma's voice, she'd been cryin'
    Said it's your daddy, you need to come home
    This is it, I think he's dyin'
    She laid the phone down by his head
    Last words that he said

    Cowgirls don't cry, ride, baby, ride
    Lessons of life show us all in time
    Too soon God will let you know why
    If you fall get right back on
    The good Lord calls everybody home
    Cowgirl don't cry. Writer/s: Ronnie Dunn, Terry McBride
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn this day in 2009 {March 22nd} "Cowgirls Don't Cry"* by Brooks & Dunn {an featuring Reba McEntire} peaked at #2 {for 1 week} on Billboard's Hot Country Singles chart, and for the week it was at #2, the #1 record for that week was "It Won't Be Like This For Long" by Darius Rucker...
    And on January 31st, 2009 "Cowgirls Don't Cry" reached #1 {for 1 week} in Canada per the 'Canada Country' chart in Billboard magazine...
    Between 1991 and 2019 the duo had sixty two records on the Hot Country Singles chart, forty two made the Top 10 with twenty one reaching #1...
    Seven of the duo's sixty two charted records were duets, two with Reba McEntire, and one each with Billy Gibbons, Luke Combs, Kane Brown, MacPowell, and Kacey Musgraves...
    Plus they also charted as a member of a trio with Sheryl Crowe and Vince Gill {"Building Bridges", #4 in 2006}...
    Leon Eric Brooks III will celebrate his 65th birthday in two months on May 12th, 2020, and Ronald Gene Dunn will turn 67 in three months on June 1st, 2020...
    * "Cowgirls Don't Cry" was Brooks & Dunn's sixth of six of their records to peak at #2 on the Hot Country Singles chart...
    And from the 'For What It's Worth' department, the remainder of the Hot Country Singles' Top 10 on March 22nd, 2009:
    At #3. "Sweet Thing" by Keith Urban
    #4. "River of Love" by George Strait
    #5. "White Horse" by Taylor Swift
    #6. "Don't Think I Can't Love You" by Jake Owen
    #7. "God Love Her" by Toby Keith
    #8. "It's America" by Rodney Atkins
    #9. "Nothin' To Die For" by Tim McGraw
    #10. "Here Comes Goodbye" by Rascal Flatts
  • Sara from Union City, TnWhat a sweet song with a good message.
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