Related Information for Boys Don't Cry Boys Don't Cry are a British studio band who had one hit in the United States, "I Wanna Be a Cowboy", which peaked at #12 in 1986. the band was formed by maison rouge studio boss Nick Richards, in 1983.Boys Don't Cry were discovered by Paul Oakenfold, who was a talent scout for Profile Records in London in the mid-80's. The record was licensed by Profile Records in 1985, which was also Run DMC's record label at that time. I Wanna Be a Cowboy became the first indie s.. read more