Big jim cooley commanded respect, whatever he wanted he could get.
The badge on his waistcoat shone in the sun.
It ain't no lie that big jim was feared by everyone.
In the saloon one evening big took a bet
With a rancher whose name i forget.
He wanted a herd taken over the plain,
And he called jim `yellow', he'll never do that again.
He got mad!
He threw his badge on the floor and walked out,
He's gonna give it a try, he left no doubt.
"must be mad, he must be mad"!
The people wished him well, and good...
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