country music The Best Texas Country Songs  

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List Rules Vote up and add all of your favorite Texas country songs.

Texas country, or often referred to as "Red Dirt" music, is a newer sub genre of country music in which more traditional sounds are combined with the outspoken attitude and lyrics of outlaw music. Though originating from Texas and Oklahoma, musicians all over all adopted the Texas sound. 


What are the best Texas songs? These are songs from top Texas country artists, such as Kevin Folwer, Pat Green, and Cross Canadian Ragweed. Vote up the greatest Texas song and add any that aren't already on the list.

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My Hometown Charlie Robsion's song about leaving home and catching up with people in towns throughout the south

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The Road Goes On Forever Robert Earl Keen's song is a song that retraces his career through his perspecive.

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Kiss Me in the Dark A song about loving someone wholly for one night.

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Somewhere Down in Texas Jason Boland & The Stragglers' song about the comforts of the lonestar state.

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Take Me Out to the Dance Hall A song about letting loose, having fin, and going dancing.

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17 Cross Canadian Ragweed's song about life spent running from the law and missing and old love.

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Hard Man to Love A song about a cheating man and the woman that puts up with it.

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lrmawg added Pancho and Lefty Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard

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Carry On A song about life's troubles and just pushing on through.

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Wear My Ring Song about a broken heart and broken relationship.

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lrmawg added Copperhead Road Steve Earle

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Tonight's Not the Night Randy Rogers Band's song about getting a relationship started

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Alabama Cross Canadian Ragweed's song about missing a lover so badly.

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Wave On Wave Pat Green's song about redemption

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Dixie Lullaby A song that talks about the sad and simple beauties of southern life and always finding triumph in the sounds of a dixie lullaby.

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Texas Angel Hoeybrowne's song about the difficulties of letting go of a loved one.

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Angry All the Time Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis ballad about a relationship unraveling.

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God Bless This Town ' Wade Bowen's song about returning to a small town and small town life

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Feeling Good Again Robert Earl Keen's song about hanging out and having good times in your favotire bar.

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Boys from Oklahoma AS song about the differences of boys from Oklahoma and those from Texas.  In Texas they just do it better.

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If These Old Walls Could Talk A song about the secrets we keep and the bad deeds we do.

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Beer Bait and Ammo The Kevin Fowler Texas anthem is about good old Texas past times.

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Nashville Blues Cory Morrow's song about being locked up in prison and country songwriting

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Off the Record A song about the difficulties of divorce

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kamysdad added Fence Post Aaron Watson

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Don't Touch My Willie A song about a woman trying to take advantage of a man

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100 Percent Texan A song about loving everything about Texas absolutely.

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Nobody's Girl A song about a woman who won't let anyone close.

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kjb98d30 added Barbed Wire Halo Aaron Watson

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Wicked Twisted Road Song about the harsh realities of life and our wayward tendencies.

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Texas Moon A song about being on the road with the band for a long time.

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Bottle by My Bed Song about a lonesome life that's fallen apart and the drinking that all away

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Choctaw Bingo Popular  James McMurtry song that also appears in the film Beer for my Horses.

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Small Town Kid A song about liking the simple things in life and the honky tonk

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Lonely Lubbock Lights A song about driving to get back the girl you love.

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T for Texas is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Texas Country Songs
lrmawg added T for Texas

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Freeze Frame Time A song about wanting to stop and cherish those special moments in life.

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You Should Call It Red Dirt, T... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Texas Country Songs

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Jim Case added Thunderstorms & Neon Signs Hank Williams III

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Jim Case added All My Ex's Live in Texas George Strait, Mike Figgis

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Jim Case added Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain Willie Nelson

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Jim Case added Amarillo by Morning George Strait

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Jim Case added Good Hearted Woman Tina Turner

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Jim Case added Luckenbach, Texas (Back to the Basics of Love) Waylon Jennings

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Vancouver A song about wayward traveling and a busted relationship.

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The Weary Kind Texas country song used in the film Crazy Heart about a down and out country singer.

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Heath Daniel added There's a Little Bit of Everything in Texas Willie Nelson