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Best of All Time?

Anytime a “best of” list is compiled, there will be much criticism. Today the Dallas Observer published a list we termed “interesting” on social media.  Interesting due to some glaring omissions and strange inclusions.  An extremely impassioned response broke out on our Facebook page decrying the list.  This motivated us to undergo a remix.

So…we’d love to hear your top 5 (not 50 unless you feel inclined) best Texas/Red Dirt songs “of all time” using whatever metric you determine. We’ll compile the results of this informal poll into what is hopefully a more legitimate representation of “best”. Hit us with your TAKES below!

4 Responses to “Best of All Time?”

  1. Hunterdoss February 16, 2015

    Townes Van Zandt- Waiting Around To Die

    Guy Clark- That Old Time Feeling

    The Flatlanders- Dallas

    Ray Wylie Hubbard- The Real Trick

    Uncle Lucius- Keep The Wolves Away


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  2. Corpus Christi Bay- REK
    Wicked Twisted Road- Reckless Kelly
    Lights of Cheyenne- James McMurtry
    Dublin Blues- Guy Clark
    Drunken Poet’s Dream- Hayes Carll


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  3. Straggler42 February 19, 2015

    That article on the Dallas Observer website is poorly written. Just one major mistake I caught: They claim that the song “Guinivere” by Eli Young Band was the closest they have come to tasting mainstream popularity. I’m no Eli Young Band fan myself, but I’m pretty sure they had a couple of other songs hit #1 on the US country charts, “Crazy Girl” and “Even If It Breaks Your Heart”. “Drunk Again” hit number 3.


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  4. Hunterdoss February 20, 2015

    That and I cant place a Jack Ingram song called Old Man. Did they mean Beat Up Ford?


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