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# Title Principal Artiste Composers Lyricist / Date written Place Date recorded Matrix Label&cat.no. Additional Information
1023 Empty Saddles Ray Noble and His Orchestra Billy Hill / J. Keirn Brennan w/m `36 New York May 25, 1936 101863-1 Victor 25346,HMV BD-5095, HMV EA-1777 Ray Noble (directing); Charlie Spivak, Sterling Bose (trumpet, vocals); Glenn Miller (trombone, arrangement); Alex Polascay (trombone); Johnny Mintz, Mike Ooty, Milt Yaner (clarinet, alto sax); John Van Eps (clarinet, tenor sax); Nick Pisani, Fritz Prospero, Dan D’Andrea (violin); Frank Vigneau (piano); George Van Eps (guitar); Delmar Kaplan (string bass); Bill Harty (drums); All Bowlly (vocals). New York, May 25, 1936. With chorus.


Empty Saddles
Empty Saddles

Empty Saddles

(Billy Hill / J. Keirn Brennan)

Ray Noble and His Orchestra


Empty saddles in the old corral
Where do you ride tonight?
Are you roundin' up the dogies, the strays of long ago
Are you on the trail of buffalo?
Empty saddles in the old corral

Empty saddles in the old corral
Where do you ride tonight?
Are there rustlers on the border, or a band of Navajo
Are you headin' for the Alamo?

Empty saddles in the old corral
Empty guns covered with rust
Where do you talk tonight?
Empty boots covered with dust
Where do you walk tonight?

Empty saddles in the old corral
My tears will be dried tonight
If you'll only say I'm lonely as you carry my old pal
Empty saddles in the old corral
Empty saddles in the old corral


If you'll only say I'm lonely as you carry my old pal
Empty saddles in the old corral
Empty saddles in the old corral...