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The Best Texas Country Songs  

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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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Jim Case added George Strait
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Jim Case added Waylon Jennings
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Jim Case added George Strait, Mike Figgis
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Jim Case added Willie Nelson
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lrmawg added Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard
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Charlie Robsion's song about leaving home and catching up with people in towns throughout the south
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Robert Earl Keen's song is a song that retraces his career through his perspective.

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Jason Boland & The Stragglers' song about the comforts of the lonestar state.
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A song about letting loose, having fin, and going dancing.
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Cross Canadian Ragweed's song about life spent running from the law and missing and old love.
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A song about loving someone wholly for one night.
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A song about life's troubles and just pushing on through.
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Robert Earl Keen's song about hanging out and having good times in your favorite bar.

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Song about a broken heart and broken relationship.
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Hoeybrowne's song about the difficulties of letting go of a loved one.
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Cross Canadian Ragweed's song about missing a lover so badly.
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A song about a cheating man and the woman that puts up with it.
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lrmawg added Steve Earle
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Pat Green's song about redemption
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kjb98d30 added Aaron Watson
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AS song about the differences of boys from Oklahoma and those from Texas.  In Texas they just do it better.
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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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A song about a woman trying to take advantage of a man
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A song about the secrets we keep and the bad deeds we do.
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Randy Rogers Band's song about getting a relationship started