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

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

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

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

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

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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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Wave On Wave Pat Green's song about redemption

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

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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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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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lrmawg added Copperhead Road Steve Earle

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lrmawg added Pancho and Lefty Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard

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

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

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

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

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kamysdad added Fence Post Aaron Watson

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

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

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kjb98d30 added Barbed Wire Halo Aaron Watson

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Off the Record A song about the difficulties of divorce

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Things Are Fixin' to Get Real Good Deryl Dodd's song about moving to nashville and trying to make it in the music scene.

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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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Vancouver A song about wayward traveling and a busted relationship.

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Biloxi Jack Ingram's song about being left behind for the goodtimes in Biloxi

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JustenBrainard added Texas Love Kevin Banford

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Temporary Angel A song about finding someone for a quick fix in between those loving relationships.

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State Line Song about two kids in love on the run from the law, crossing the state line.

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If I Told You the Truth A song about the difficulties in relationships and  how much truth the other person can handle before they break.

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Down the Road Tonight Hayes Carll's song about all the characters you find roaming throughout the south.