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"Don't Fence Me In" was written by Porter, Cole.
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Oh, give me land, lots of land, under starry skies above
Don't fence me in
Let me ride through that wide open country that I love
Don't fence me in

Let me be by myself in the evenin' breeze
An' listen to the murmur of the cottonwood trees
Send me off forever but I ask you please
Don't fence me in

Just turn me loose, let me straddle my old saddle
Underneath the western skies
On my cayuse, let me wander over yonder
Till I see the mountains rise

I want to ride to the ridge where the west commences
An' gaze at the moon till I lose my senses
An' I can't stand hobbles an' I can't stand fences
Don't fence me in

Oh, give me land, lots of land, under starry skies above
Don't fence me in
Let me ride through that wide open country that I love
Don't fence me in

Let me be by myself in the evenin' breeze
An' listen to the murmur of the cottonwood trees
Send me off forever but I ask you please
Don't fence me in

Just turn me loose, let me straddle my old saddle
Underneath the western skies
On my cayuse, let me wander over yonder
Till I see the mountains rise

I want to ride to the ridge where the west commences
An' gaze at the moon till I lose my senses
An' I can't stand hobbles an' I can't stand fences
So don't fence me in, oh no
Now brother, don't you fence me in

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PORTER, COLE

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