A Cowboy's Work Is Never Done

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"A Cowboy's Work Is Never Done"
Single by Sonny and Cher
from the album All I Ever Need Is You
Released 1972
Format 7", 12"
Recorded 1971
Genre Pop
Length 3:14
Label Kapp/MCA
Writer(s) Sonny Bono
Producer(s) Snuff Garrett
Sonny and Cher singles chronology
"All I Ever Need Is You"
(1971)
"A Cowboy's Work Is Never Done"
(1972)
"When You Say Love"
(1972)

"A Cowboy's Work is Never Done" is a song by pop duo Sonny and Cher from their album All I Ever Need Is You. It was released as a single and peaked at #8 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.

The song was written by Sonny Bono.

Song information[edit]

The song was Sonny and Cher's last top ten together in the United States. Whilst their television program was doing well, Cher's solo career was booming. The song was performed on their TV show and can be heard in the 2005 film Be Cool, and also the 2010 Documentary Blood Into Wine

In 2012 the song was covered on Diego's Umbrella's fourth album, Proper Cowboy.[1] Allmusic highlighted the song.[2]

Charts[edit]

Chart (1972) Peak
position
Australian Singles Chart 13
Canadian Singles Chart 3
German Singles Chart 48
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 8
U.S. Billboard Adult Contemporary 4

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