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Come spring, (April 27, 2013), Baxter Black, the Cowboy’s Cowboy, is coming to Big Timber, Mont., courtesy of Git Along Little Doggies WHOOP-UP.

The Bring-Baxter-to-Big-Timber WHOOP-UP Posse debated on what “cause” to spotlight. We tossed around a couple of choices and decided rather than a “benefit” we would put forward Baxter’s show as a Salute to Men and Women of the Armed Forces.

To welcome Baxter, Whoop-Up’s Fearless Instigator has written a parody to the tune: “Jingle, Jangle, Jingle.” Start humming it now so you’ll be ready for the sing-along on April 27.

We Got Spurs That Jingle, Jangle, Jingle

We Got Spurs That Jingle, Jangle, Jingle

Yippee, yea, Baxter’s comin’ here today!

We got spurs that jingle, jangle, jingle

As we go ridin’ merrily along.

And we sing, “Oh, ain’t we glad he’s comin’

And that song ain’t so very far from wrong.

Oh, Baxter Black, Oh, Baxter Black

Though you come from Arizona,

we’re glad you’re in Montana.

We got spurs that jingle, jangle, jingle

As we go ridin’ merrily along.

And we sing, “Oh, ain’t we glad he’s comin’

And that song ain’t so very far from wrong.

Oh Baxter Black, Oh, Baxter Black

Though you do some fancy talkin,

this is why you’re still the best.

We got spurs that jingle, jangle, jingle

As we go ridin’ merrily along.

And we sing, “Oh, ain’t we glad he’s comin’

And that song ain’t so very far from wrong.

Oh, Baxter Black, Oh, Baxter Black

How we wish you’d stay forever,

but we know you can’t remain.

We got spurs that jingle, jangle, jingle

As we go ridin’ merrily along.

And we sing, “Oh, ain’t we glad he’s comin’

And that song ain’t so very far from wrong.

Oh, Baxter Black, Oh, Baxter Black

Though you’ve brought us heaps of dreamin’

we’re sorry you are leavin’.

We got spurs that jingle, jangle, jingle

As we go ridin’ merrily along.

And we sing, “Oh, ain’t we glad he’s comin’

And that song ain’t so very far from wrong.

As we go jingling, a-jangling, a-jingling along.

To keep up with Baxter’s schedule, go to BaxterBlack.com. And if you’re in Big Timber’s neighborhood come spring and want tickets, give Whoop-Up a shout at (406) 932-4227, sagebrsh@ttc-cmc.net, or Whoop-Up, Box 1244, Big Timber, Mont., 59011. ❖




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