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.
1 72 16 Jim Case added All My Ex's Live in Texas George Strait, Mike Figgis
2 53 8 Jim Case added Luckenbach, Texas (Back to the Basics of Love) Waylon Jennings
3 76 21 Jim Case added Amarillo by Morning George Strait
4 96 39 My Hometown Charlie Robsion's song about leaving home and catching up with people in towns throughout the south
5 119 55 Somewhere Down in Texas Jason Boland & The Stragglers' song about the comforts of the lonestar state.
6 66 22 lrmawg added Pancho and Lefty Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard
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8 85 37 17 Cross Canadian Ragweed's song about life spent running from the law and missing and old love.
9 73 31 Take Me Out to the Dance Hall A song about letting loose, having fin, and going dancing.
10 64 25 Texas Angel Hoeybrowne's song about the difficulties of letting go of a loved one.
11 83 40 Kiss Me in the Dark A song about loving someone wholly for one night.
12 67 30 lrmawg added Copperhead Road Steve Earle
13 71 35 Wear My Ring Song about a broken heart and broken relationship.
14 69 34 Hard Man to Love A song about a cheating man and the woman that puts up with it.
15 37 10 Jim Case added Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain Willie Nelson
16 66 32 Carry On A song about life's troubles and just pushing on through.
17 64 31 Alabama Cross Canadian Ragweed's song about missing a lover so badly.
18 76 41 Wave On Wave Pat Green's song about redemption
19 56 27 Feeling Good Again Robert Earl Keen's song about hanging out and having good times in your favotire bar.
20 60 31 Boys from Oklahoma AS song about the differences of boys from Oklahoma and those from Texas. In Texas they just do it better.
21 53 27 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.
22 47 23 kjb98d30 added Barbed Wire Halo Aaron Watson
23 51 29 Tonight's Not the Night Randy Rogers Band's song about getting a relationship started
24 48 28 Don't Touch My Willie A song about a woman trying to take advantage of a man
25 54 35 Beer Bait and Ammo The Kevin Fowler Texas anthem is about good old Texas past times.
26 44 28 God Bless This Town 'Wade Bowen's song about returning to a small town and small town life
27 35 21 lrmawg added Merry Christmas from the Family
28 40 26 If These Old Walls Could Talk A song about the secrets we keep and the bad deeds we do.
29 42 28 Off the Record A song about the difficulties of divorce
30 36 24 100 Percent Texan A song about loving everything about Texas absolutely.
31 37 25 Nobody's Girl A song about a woman who won't let anyone close.
32 36 27 kamysdad added Fence Post Aaron Watson
33 39 31 Wicked Twisted Road Song about the harsh realities of life and our wayward tendencies.
34 35 28 Nashville Blues Cory Morrow's song about being locked up in prison and country songwriting
35 24 19 Mac Henderson added Asleep at the Wheel - Way Down Texas Way
36 29 25 Small Town Kid A song about liking the simple things in life and the honky tonk
37 26 22 Lonely Lubbock Lights A song about driving to get back the girl you love.
38 21 18 lrmawg added T for Texas
39 44 43 Angry All the Time Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis ballad about a relationship unraveling.
40 26 25 kamysdad added Next to Heaven Aaron Watson
41 25 24 Texas Moon A song about being on the road with the band for a long time.
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43 8 8 Heath Daniel added There's a Little Bit of Everything in Texas Willie Nelson
44 23 25 Freeze Frame Time A song about wanting to stop and cherish those special moments in life.
45 0 0 Jim Gordon added The Streets of Laredo