At least they ain't made fun of the Duke or Clint Eastwood yet. I worked with cowboys and some of them were great people- a few of them hit their wives, treated their animals like dirt and otherwise showed the same low character traits that we would see anywhere amoung a few of us. Just to get an idea of how liberal Willie is, during the last Presidential Election he was supporting Dennis Kucinich, a congressman from Cleveland and disgraced former mayor of Clevelandfor the Democratic nomination. But you know people are listenin' to it, likin' it. Archived from the original on 14 March
The song has been described variously as " deadpan ",   "straight-faced",  and "pointedly poignant".
Willie Nelson makes a Gay Cowboy Song?
The timing's right for it to come out. Pages containing links to subscription-only content CS1 maint: Archived from the original on 4 June It was part of the culture of the city and cowboy imagery is a part of gay iconography. Cowboys are frequently secretly fond of each other What did you think those saddles and boots was about? Nothing from Willie Nelson should surprise anyone though.
This whole public gay stuff is a bit annoying and stupid, I also don't walk around announcing that I'm a straight hetero Well small town don't like it when somebody falls between sexes, No, small town don't like it when a cowboy has feelings for men. Every now and then somebody don't like it, but that's okay. Unfit url linkMP3. There is a history of cowboys someplace some guy did that painted a great picture of the true american cowboy, before he became a myth.