Ride Jesse Ride

Story Behind The Song

I've always wanted to write a song about Jesse James that I can listen to while I am riding my motorcycle through the hill country!

Song Description

Song about Jesse James

Song Length 3:14 Genre Country - Alternative, Country - Cowboy
Tempo Fast (151 - 170) Lead Vocal Male Vocal
Mood Aggressive Era 1800 - 1899


Ride Jesse Ride

Dust clouds rising on the plains
Looks like Jesse caught a train
Saddle up your horses, round up the posse
We?ve got to ride tonight
Strap on your six gun, I hope you?re ready
It?s all going down, down, down, tonight

They say he went down yonder way
Got a jump bout? half a day
Slope?s getting steeper, dig them spurs deeper
We?ve got to ride tonight
He?s going higher, keep going faster
He ain?t gonna slide; ain?t gonna slide tonight!

And it?s ride Jesse ride
Till there ain?t no place for you to hide

Law man finally had his way
Laid ol? Jesse in his grave
When the wind blows through them hills
You can hear him riding still!

Lyrics Gary Ritchey Music Gary Ritchey and Spence Peppard
Producer Spence Peppard Publisher Genesis House Publishing B.M.I.
Label Indie
This track is on 1 Member Playlists
Playlist Creator Playlist Name Date Added
Heartsfield My Top Songs 9/10/2007

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