Greg Young

Greg Young

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Country - General | Abilene, Texas, United States
Total Song Plays: 4,767   
Member Since: 2005
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Song Description

A man meets a cowgirl in Las Vegas from Junction and she turns out to be his ex-wife's sister. It gets ugly after that in this light-hearted road song.

Story Behind the Song

A song I wrote on a road trip to San Antonio with a friend who grew up in Junction, a small town in central Texas by the Llano river.

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She came from Junction.
She was a cowgirl.
She wore her jeans
inside her boots.
Oh, she was baptized
in the Llano river.
She thanked the Good Lord
for her Texas roots.

Well I met her in Las Vegas at a company convention. I was taking care of business -
now did I fail to mention that I saw a lot of ladies there but none that could compare to that little girl from Texas, Lord, she made 'em stop and stare.


She said, "Wait a minute, Mr.
weren't you married to my sister?" That's the way she started talking and she just kept on a-squawking about how I left her sister and I broke her little heart. How she moved back in with Momma and works at the Mini Mart.


Then something knocked me off my feet. I hit my head on the hard concrete. And when they brought me to, somebody said, "Do you know the man who left you black and blue."
(spoken) Well, yes I do.


Song Length
Country - Traditional, Country - Bluegrass
Tempo / Feel
Fast (151 - 170)
Lead Vocal
Male Vocal
Welcoming, Cheerful

Subject Matter
Comedy, Funny, Lost Love

Similar Artists
Lyle Lovett, Ricky Skaggs
2000 and later

Lyric Credits Greg Young
Music Credits Greg Young
Producer Credits Greg Young and Terry Mashburn
Publisher Credits demo
Performance Credits Greg Young and Jondan McBride
Label Credits demo