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Which Way Does That Old Pony Run cover Which Way Does That Old Pony Run by Lyle Lovett

Fed up with younger girls and their superficiality, the "old pony" he searches for is a mature woman. In the first verse, the cowboy has settled down "with the touch of her hand" In the second verse, he laments the inexperience of youth and rejoices that a woman "great god knows how its done." In the third, he rejects a sleek, faster life in favor of a more meaningful existence. Also, I think the "saddle and straight shootin' gun" is a metaphor for working equipment and the energy to enjoy the ride...

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