Texas Songs About Texas Towns

With sounds that range from country to conjunto, blues to alternative, Texas boasts a long list of talented musicians. Some of the most interesting tunes deal with Texas itself and you'll find a long list of songs that highlight the cities and towns of the Lone Star State.

Here's a list of some of the Texas songs about Texas places. Thanks to Amazon.com, we've got clips from many of these songs sure to start your toes tapping:

Texas Cities and Towns A-J, L-Z

Abilene

Abilene – George Hamilton IV
Abilene – Sheryl Crow
Abilene – Dave Alvin
Abilene - Waylon Jennings

Amarillo

Amarillo Highway – Terry Allen, Robert Earl Keen, The Maines Bros. Band
Amarillo Sky - Jason Aldean, McBride and The Ride
Amarillo - Emmylou Harris
Amarillo - Love Spirals Downwards
Amarillo - Sideways Forest
Amarillo by Morning - George Strait

Anahuac

Anahuac – Austin Lounge Lizards

Austin

Alleys of Austin – Michael Martin Murphey
Austin Pickers – Gary P. Nunn
Austin, Texas – Big Sky
Groover’s Paradise – Doug Sahm
Austin – Blake Shelton
Austin Boogie – Pee Wee Crayton
Austin After Midnight – Jimmy LaFave

Bandera

Bandera Waltz – Ernest Tubb, Bruce Robison
Bandera Highway – Rosie Flores

Brownsville

Brownsville Girl - Bob Dylan

China Grove

China Grove – Doobie Brothers

Dumas

I’m a Ding Dong Daddy from Dumas – Bob Willis and the Texas Playboys, Louis Armstrong

Dallas

Dallas - Alan Jackson
Dallas - The Flatlanders
People in Dallas Got Hair - Waylon Jennings
Theme to "Dallas" – Floyd Cramer, London Theatre Orchestra
Dallas- Jimmy Buffett
Dallas Blues – Louis Armstrong, Paul Elwood, Woody Herman, Jack Teagarden, Fats Waller, The Sepia Serenaders
Dallas Rag – Dallas String Band
Dallas 1 P.M. – Saxon
Dallas Jam – Phish
Goin’ to Dallas – Lightnin’ Hopkins
Don’t Go to Dallas – Joe Texas
Alice from Dallas – Moon Mullican
Dallas, Texas – Austin Lounge Lizards
D/FW – Jimmie and Stevie Ray Vaughn
Dallas – Jimmie Dale Gilmore

 

 

 

Del Rio

Del Rio 1949 – Radney Foster
Wolfman of Del Rio – Terry Allen
Del Rio Boogie – The Delmore Brothers

El Paso

El Paso - Marty Robbins
Proud to be an A$$hole from El Paso - Kinky Friedman
When Sinatra Played Juarez – Tom Russell
Paso del Norte – Antonio Aguilar, Los Potros
El Paso – The Gourds

Fort Worth

Fort Worth Blues – Guy Clark, Steve Earle
Does Fort Worth Ever Cross Your Mind? – George Strait
Fort Worth and Dallas Blues – Leadbelly
Fort Worth Hambone Blues – Johnny Gimble
Fort Worth Jail – Ernest Tubb, Wood Herman, Tex Ritter
Fort Worth, I Love You – Michael Martin Murphey

Gladewater

(Making the run to) Gladewater - Michelle Shocked

Galveston

Galveston - Glen Campbell
Balinese – ZZ Top
Galveston Bay – Bruce Springsteen
Galveston Flood – Tom Rush, Tony Rice
Gallivantin’ Galveston Gal – Gene Autry

Houston

Heaven, Hell Or Houston - ZZ Top
Houston (Means that I'm one day closer to you) - The Gatlin Brothers
Livin' On the Edge (of Houston) - Reverend Horton Heat’
The Houston Kid – Rodney Crowell
Telephone Road – Steve Earle
H-Town Zydeco – Li’l Brian and the Zydeco Travelers
Houston – Dean Martin
Something About the Southside - Lil’ Keke

Huntsville

Ellis Unit One – Steve Earle
Walls of Huntsville – Cross Canadian Ragweed

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