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


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24 thoughts on “Songs About Texas

  • March 2, 2013 at 11:39 am

    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…

  • March 2, 2013 at 12:09 pm

    Texas – by Willie Nelson

  • March 2, 2013 at 6:31 pm

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

    March 2, 2013

  • March 2, 2013 at 8:07 pm

    come back to texas by bowling for soup

  • March 2, 2013 at 10:54 pm

    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

  • March 3, 2013 at 10:04 am

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

  • March 3, 2013 at 11:51 am

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

  • March 3, 2013 at 2:50 pm

    Texas, by Chris Rea.

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