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The Gal I Left Behind Me 5 I struck the trail in seventy-nine, The herd strung out behind me; As I jogged along, my mind went back To the girl I left behind me. cho: That sweet little gal, that true little gal That gal I left behind me, That sweet little gal, that true little gal That gal I left behind me, If I ever get off the trail And the Indians they don't find me, I'll make my way straight back again To the gal I left behind me. The wind did blow, the rain did flow, The hail did fall and blind me; I thought of that gal, that sweet little gal, That gal I'd left behind me. She wrote ahead to the place I said, I was always glad to find it; She says, "I'm true, when you get through Ride back and you will find me. When we sold out, I took the trail I knew when I would find her; When I got back, we had a smack, And that was no gol-darned liar. RG
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