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Songs About Texas

In honor of Texas Independence Day we asked folks on Twitter, Facebook and here on the site to respond to the question:  What’s your favorite song about Texas?

An overwhelming response came from all sorts of people…fans, musicians, songwriters, managers, booking agents, radio people…you name it!  After weeding through all the answers, we present to you the Top 5 in this informal survey.

Honorable Mentions:

Old 97’s-State of Texas;  Django Walker-Texas On My Mind; Waylon/Willie-Luckenbach, TX; Robert Earl Keen/Lyle Lovett-Front Porch Song

5. Ray Wylie Hubbard-Screw You, We’re From Texas

4. Cory Morrow-Texas Time Travelin’

3.  Jerry Jeff Walker-Leavin’ Texas

2.  Gary P. Nunn -What I Like About Texas

1.  Walt Wilkins via Pat Green- Songs About Texas

24 Responses to “Songs About Texas”

  1. Thanks for putting these songs in one place. I love Texas and I am proud to be a Texan….Love my Texas music. Happy Texas Independence Day…


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  2. Cheryl March 2, 2013

    Texas – by Willie Nelson


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  3. Pat French March 2, 2013

    All My Ex’s Live In Texas – by George Strait

    March 2, 2013


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  4. come back to texas by bowling for soup


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  5. GaOutlaw March 2, 2013

    Texas 1947 – Guy Clark
    Texas – CDB
    If Your Gonna Play In Texas – Alabama
    Texas Cookin’ – Guy Clark
    West Texas Country Western Dance Band – Ray Wylie Hubbard & The Cowboy Twinkies


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  6. What I LIke About Texas…GPN
    Sweet Tequila Blues – Carrie Rodriguez and Chip Taylor


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  7. possum in a sack March 3, 2013

    Texas Trilogy , Lyle Lovett
    Armadillo Jackal REK
    State of Texas , Old 97’s
    London Homesick Blues – Gary P Nunn


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  8. Genie Long March 3, 2013

    Texas, by Chris Rea.


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