Christmas for Cowboys on cigar box guitar

John Denver Christmas song - cigar box guitar tuned DGB- capoed 5 from G to C

Tall in the saddle, we spend Christmas Day, driving the cattle over snow
covered-plains.
All of the good gifts given today, ours is the sky and the wide open range.
Back in the cities they have different ways, football and eggnog and Christmas
parades.
I'll take my saddle, I'll take the reins, It's Christmas for cowboys wide-open
plains.

A campfire for warmth as we stop for the night, the stars overhead are
Christmas tree lights.
The wind sings a hymn as we bow down to pray, It's Christmas for cowboys,
wide-open plains.

Tall in the saddle we spend Christmas Day, driving the cattle over
snow-covered plains.
All of the good gifts given today, ours is the sky and the wide open range.
It's Christmas for cowboys, wide open plains.

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Comment by Uncle John on December 13, 2011 at 7:56am

Thanks, JP.  I like that big baritone build you  posted photos of.

Comment by JP Swenson on December 9, 2011 at 7:15pm

Thanks for the nice singing and playing, video Christmas song/card!  Great job as always!  I think it's cool when you get into character!  Nice hat and neck-kerchief (sp!) 

Happy holidays to you and yours too Unc and I'll pass your greetings along to Rod.

Comment by Uncle John on December 9, 2011 at 3:29pm

Thanks Kevin.  And Owl,  yep. that looks like a bottle of Old Crow.  And I agree on liking people in funny hats. 

Comment by Uncle John on December 9, 2011 at 11:03am

Thanks, Owl, Brick, Terry and John.

Comment by Roadkill a.k.a. John Maw on December 9, 2011 at 9:49am

Hi Uncle John.

That is a really nice version. Voice and instrument work together perfectly. Sounds just as good as it did when you posted it briefly in the Christmas Album thread last month ;^)

Comment by T C Blues on December 9, 2011 at 7:27am

nice

Comment by Uncle John on December 8, 2011 at 7:54pm

Thanks for your kind comments.  This song is off John Denver's great Christmas album.

Yup, Clock is right, it was on youtube a little while back.  Belinda you heard it there and commented. 

Comment by Thorsten Hinrichsen on December 8, 2011 at 6:50pm

This will be a classic some day! And thanks for the lyrics

Comment by Richard G Caudill on December 8, 2011 at 6:27pm

UJ !!!   Superb   !     That's bout all u can say   ,, really enjoyed the singing and the playing

Comment by bemuzic on December 8, 2011 at 5:42pm

ah that explains it!

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