Texas Titles in Toto

Of the estimated 3,500 songs written about Texas and Texas Places, most of the votes came from one of these two lists below.

Texas Towns & Places

"Abilene," Dave Alvin

"Abilene," George Hamilton IV

"Abilene," Waylon Jennings

"Across the Alley from the Alamo," Asleep at the Wheel

"Alleys of Austin," Michael Martin Murphy

"Amarillo," Big House

"Amarillo," Emmylou Harris

"Amarillo by Morning," George Strait

"Amarillo Highway," Doug Sahm

"Anahuac," Austin Lounge Lizards

"Asshole from El Paso," Kinky Friedman

"Austin," Blake Shelton

"Austin Breakdown," Bill Neely

"Austin Pickers," Gary P. Nunn

"Austin Texas Mental Hospital," Stars of the Lid

"Austin, Texas," Big Sky

"Bandera," Willie Nelson

"Bandera Waltz," Ernest Tubb

"Beaumont Bag," Bob Wills & the Texas Playboys

"Beeville by Morning," Michael Hall

"Big D," Waylon Jennings

"Big D Blues," Hot Lips Page

"Big Rio Grande River," Austin Lounge Lizards

"Bosque Bandit," Johnny Gimble

"Brazos River Blues," Michael Fracasso

"Broke Down South of Dallas," Junior Brown

"Brown Arms in Houston," Orpheus

"Brownsville," Furry Lewis

"Brownsville," Sleepy John Estes

"Brownsville Girl," Bob Dylan

"Chester Nimitz Oriental Garden Waltz," Austin Lounge Lizards

"China Grove," Doobie Brothers

"Coming Back to Texas," Kenneth Threadgill

"Corpus Christi," Angkor Wat

"Corpus Christi Bay," Robert Earl Keen

"Corpus Christi Waltz," Harry Choates

"Corsicana," Hot Lips Page

"Corsicana Daily Sun," Billy Joe Shaver

"Driving Around Houston," Tom House

"Dallas," Alan Jackson

"Dallas," Floyd Cramer

"Dallas," Jimmie Dale Gilmore

"Dallas," Joe Ely

"Dallas," Steely Dan

"Dallas," Willie Nelson

"Dallas Alice," Doug Sahm

"Dallas Blues," Louis Armstrong

"Dallas Country Jail Blues," Gene Autry

"Dallas Darling," Tex Ritter

"Dallas, Houston, San Antone," David Allen Coe

"Dallas, Texas," Austin Lounge Lizards

"Dance by the Rio Grande," Corey Morrow

"De San Antonio a Penjamo," Flaco Jimemez

"Deep Ellum Blues," traditional

"Denton, Texas," Brave Combo

"Devil Lives in Dallas," Rusty Wier

"DFW," Vaughan Brothers

"Dobro Daddio from Del Rio," Ray Campi

"Does Fort Worth Ever Cross Your Mind?," George Strait

"Down the Trail to San Antone," Sons of the Pioneers

"Dracula from Houston," Butthole Surfers

"El Paso," Marty Robbins

"El Paso," The Gourds

"El Paso Cowboy," Don Walser

"Excitement in Nacogdoches," Bob Murphey

"Fair to Midland," Dwight Yoakam

"Fort Worth Blues," Steve Earle

"Fort Worth Jail," Gene Autry, Tex Ritter

"Fort Worth Stomp," Crystal Springs Ramblers

"Fort Worth Thursday Night," Chip Taylor

"Fort Worth, Dallas or Houston," George Hamilton IV

"Fort Worth, Texas," Johnny Dowd

"Gallivantin' Galveston Gal," Gene Autry

"Galveston," Glen Campbell

"Garner State Park," the Triumphs

"Heaven, Hell or Houston," ZZ Top

"Home in San Antone," Johnny Bush

"Hot Nite in Dallas," Moon Martin

"Hour in Texarkana," Don Cognoscenti

"Houston," Dean Martin

"Houston (Means I'm One Day Closer To You) Gatlin Brothers

"Houston Bound," Lightnin' Hopkins

"Houston Chicks," Doug Sahm

"Houston El Mover," Joe King Carraso

"Houston Girls," Doug Sahm

"Houston Kid," Guy Clark

"Houston Solution," Ronnie Milsap

"Houston, Texas," Roy Gaines

"I Can't Go Back To Austin," Doug Sahm

"I Don't Care What it is That You Did In Fort Worth," Cornell Hurd Band

"I Walked from Dallas," L'il Son Jackson

"I'll be Your San Antone Rose," Jerry Jeff Walker

"I'm a Ding Dong Daddy from Dumas," Bob Wills

"I'm An Old Cowhand from the Rio Grande," Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks

"If I Can't Be In Austin," Chip Taylor

"If You Ever Get Back to Amarillo," Alan Jackson

"I'm An Old Cowhand from the Rio Grande," Dan Hicks

"(Is Anybody Going to) San Antone," Charley Pride, Doug Sahm

"La Grange," ZZ Top

"Laredo," Chip Taylor & Carrie Rodriguez

"Laredo," Sir Douglas Quintet

"Laredo Rose," Doug Sahm

"Layover in Pecos," Billy Walker

"Learning to P'like and Luckenbach Women," Jerry Jeff Walker

"Leavin' Amarillo," Billy Joe Shaver

"Levelland," James McMurtry

"Life in Amarillo," Li'l Cap'n Travis

"Livin' on the Edge (of Houston)," the Reverend Horton Heat

"Lonely Lubbock Nights," Aaron Watson

"Lost in Austin," Bobby Bare

"Lubbock," Milton Mapes

"Lubbock Texas," Terry Edwards

"Lubbock Tornado," Terry Allen

"Lubbock Woman," Terry Allen

"Luckenbach, Texas," Waylon Jennings

"(Making the Run to) Gladewater," Michelle Shocked

"Man From Houston," Mark Lindsay

"Marfa Lights," Tom X. Hancock

"Meet Me in Seguin," Augie Meyers

"My Galveston Gal," Milton Brown

"No More the Moon Shines on Lorena," Alex Chilton

"Nuevo Laredo," Doug Sahm

"Panhandle Rag," Hank Thompson

"Paris, Texas," Ry Cooder

"Pflugerville," Austin Lounge Lizards

"Pine Island Bayou," The Gourds

"Port Arthur Waltz," Harry Choates

"Possum Kingdom," the Toadies

"Pretty Little Lady from Beaumont," George Jones

"Raining in Port Arthur," the Gourds

"Red River Rock," Ventures

"Red River Valley," Gene Autry

"Remember the Alamo," Asleep at the Wheel

"San Angelo," Marty Robbins

"San Angelo Swing," Joe Carr

"San Antonio," Willie Nelson

"San Antonio Blues," Big Bill Broonzy

"San Antonio Girl," Lyle Lovett

"San Antonio Romeo," Tish Hinojosa

"San Antonio Rose," Bob Wills & the Texas Playboys

"San Antonio Waltz," Harry Choates

"Seguin," Sir Doug

"Sleepy Rio Grande," Gene Autry

"Snowin' Again in Lubbock," Andy Wilkinson

"South of Round Rock, Texas," Dale Watson

"Southbound 35," Pat Green

"Streets of Laredo," Marty Robbins (Trad)

"Stupid Texas Song," Austin Lounge Lizards

"Texarkana," Claude Williams

"Texarkana," REM

"Texarkana Baby," Bob Wills

"Texarkana Waltz," Joe Carr

"Texarkana, Pecos or Houston," George Hamilton IV

"The Alamo (Green Leaves of Summer)

"The Night Flight from Houston," Laurie Anderson

"The Wolfman of Del Rio," Terry Allen

"Theme from "Dallas"

"There's a Rainbow on the Rio Colorado," Gene Autry

"Tim Moore's Farm," Lightnin' Hopkins

"Truckstop in La Grange," Dale Watson

"Uvalde," Luke Olson

"Uvalde County," Mike Blakely

"Uvalde Polka," Hank Thompson

"Velma from Selma," Augie Meyers

"Viva Luckenbach," Jerry Jeff Walker

"Viva Seguin," Santiago Jimenez

"Waco Express," Waco Brothers

"West of Pecos," Donald Byrd

"What's Fort Worth Worth?," Lawton Williams

"Who Do I Know in Dallas," Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard

"Wichita Falls," Houston Marchman

"Wichita Falls Blues," T-Bone Walker

"Young Dallas Cowboy," David Allen Coe

Texas in the Title

"A Boy from Texas, A Girl From Tennessee," Gene Autry

"A Heart As Big As Texas," Gene Autry

"All My Exes Live In Texas," George Strait

"All Night Texas Turnaround," Ted Roddy & Tearjoint Troubadours

"And God Created Texas," Johnny Bush

"Beautiful Texas," Gene Autry

"Beautiful Texas," Willie Nelson

"Beautiful Texas Sunshine," Doug Sahm

"Beneath a Texas Moon," J.C. Crowley

"Big Beautiful Texas," Gene Autry

"Big Texas Moon," Red Steagall

"Big Yellow Moon Over Texas," Bill Neely

"Blame it on Texas," Mark Chesnutt

"Blind in Texas," W.A.S.P.

"Blue Texas Moonlight," Elton Britt

"Blue Texas Waltz," Billy Joe Shaver

"Blues Come to Texas," L'il Son Jackson

"Texas and Pacific Blues," Frenchy's String Band

"Boogie Back To Texas," Asleep at the Wheel

"Breathe Across Texas," Lisa Germano

"Bury Me in Texas," Choreboy

"But I've Got Texas," Jon Wayne

"Cactus, Texas," Waylon Jennings

"Can't Shake the Sand of Texas from My Shoes," Gene Autry

"Christmas Time in Texas," Dale Watson

"Come on Down to Texas," Steven Fromholz

"Coming Back to Texas," Willie Nelson

"Dad's Little Texas Lad," Montana Slim

"Dallas, Texas," Austin Lounge Lizards

"Dance Time in Texas," George Strait

"Deep in the Heart of Texas," Gene Autry

"Denton, Texas," Brave Combo

"Dirty Little Texas Story," Chip Taylor & Carrie Rodriguez

"Don't Sing Me No Songs About Texas," Johnny Bush

"Down in Texas," Jerry Jeff Walker

"Down Texas Way," Gene Autry

"Down the Trail to San Antone," Gene Autry

"Driftin' Texas Sand," Webb Pierce

"East Texas Blues," Dave Alvin

"East Texas Drag," East Texas Serenaders

"East Texas Pines," Libbi Bosworth

"East, Texas," Adult Rodeo

"Even Texas Isn't Big Enough Now," Riders In The Sky

"Eyes of Texas," Milton Brown, Tex Ritter

"Flower of Texas," Pee Wee King

"Fort Worth, Texas," Johnny Dowd

"Fuck You, We're From Texas," DJ Rob-E, Southside Reverb

"God Blessed Texas," Little Texas

"Goin' Back to Texas," Gene Autry

"Going Back to My Texas Home," Bill Boyd

"Gone to Texas," Terry Allen

"Gonna Build a Big Fence Around Texas," Gene Autry

"Good Texan," the Vaughan Brothers

"Great State of Texas," Pine Valley Cosmonauts

"Headin' for the Texas Border," Flamin' Groovies

"Heart of Texas," Billy Joe Shaver

"Heaven's Almost As Big As Texas," Johnny Paycheck

"Hello, Texas

"High Texas Rider," Augie Meyers & the Western Head Band

"Home to Texas," Cornell Hurd Band

"Hot Texas Christmas day," Dale Watson

"Hot Texas Night," Mac Davis

"Houston, Texas," Roy Gaines

"Huntsville," Merle Haggard

"I Can't See Texas from Here," George Strait

"I Do (Waltz Across Texas)," Midnight Rodeo

"I Got Texas in My Soul," Tex Williams

"I Left My Heart in Texas," Moon Mullican

"I Like Texas," Pat Green

"I Love Texas," Michael Ballew

"I Meet Texas Alexander," Lightnin' Hopkins

"I'll Take Texas

"I'd Like to be in Texas," Don Edwards

"I'd Like to Say A Word About Texas," Flatt & Scruggs

"Ides of Texas," Chad Mitchell Trio

"If You're Gonna Play In Texas (You've Gotta Have A Fiddle In The Band)," Alabama

"I'll Go Riding Down That Old Texas Trail," Gene Autry

"I'm Going Back to You My Texas," Kenneth Threadgill

"It's a Texas Thing," Gary P. Nunn

"I've Been Down to Texas," Deuce Spriggins

"I've Got a Heart as Big as Texas," Gene Autry

"Jesus Lives in Texas (With a Machine Gun)," Dark Black Past

"Jimmie's Texas Blues," Jimmie Rodgers, Merle Haggard

"Keep Texas Beautiful," Jerry Jeff Walker

"Leavin' Texas," Jerry Jeff Walker

"Lonesome Texas," Randy Banks

"Long Tall Texan," Lyle Lovett

"Love You Big as Texas," Tex Ritter

"Luckenbach, Texas," Waylon Jennings

"Memories of East Texas," Michelle Shocked

"Memphis, Texas," Cooder Graw, Chip Taylor & Carrie Rodriguez

"Merry Texas Christmas, Y'all!," Asleep at the Wheel

"Miles of Miles of Texas," Asleep at the Wheel

"Movin' On to Texas," Goin' Postal

"Mr. Moon Over Texas," Texas Playboys

"Murder in Texas," Huns

"My Brown Eyed Texas Rose," Tex Ritter

"My First Taste of Texas," Ed Bruce

"East Texas Blues," Dave Alvin

"Beautiful Texas Sunshine," Doug Sahm

"My Texas Dream," Ben Atkins Band

"My Texas Girl," The Carter Family

"My Texas Sweetheart," Montana Slim

"New San Antonio Rose," Bob Wills

"Northeast Texas Women," Willis Allen Ramsey

"Nowhere Texas," Cross Canadian Ragweed

"On Earth As it is in Texas," Deryl Dodd

"Put Me on a Train Back to Texas," Waylon Jennings/Willie Nelson

"Raisin' Cane in Texas," Gene Watson

"Roll on Texas Moon," Roy Rogers

"Rolling Stone from Texas," Don Walser

"Screw You, We're From Texas," Ray Wylie Hubbard

"Ship Me Back to Texas," Chris Wall

"Somewhere Down in Texas," Jason Boland & the Stragglers

"Somewhere in Texas," Willie Nelson

"Songs About Texas," Pat Green

"South Texas," D.O.W.N.

"South Texas Highway," Libbi Bosworth

"South Texas Night," Neal Coty

"South Texas Swing," Adolph Hofner

"Starry Eyed Texas Girl," Hank Thompson

"Stars Over Texas," Tracy Lawrence

"Stupid Texas Song," Austin Lounge Lizards

"Sweet Mother Texas," Waylon Jennings

"T For Texas (Blue Yodel #1)," Jimmie Rodgers

"Tail Lights to Texas," the Controllers

"Take Me Back to Texas," Katy Moffatt

"Take Me Back to Texas," Roy Rogers

"Talk To Me, Texas," Keith Whitley

"Tears in the Eyes of Texas," Sonny Burgess

"Texans Never Cry," Gene Autry

"Texas," Beat Farmers

"Texas," Big Black

"Texas," Boss Hog

"Texas," Buddy Miles

"Texas," Charlie Daniels

"Texas," Chris Rea

"Texas," Edgar Winter

"Texas," Gene Autry

"Texas," Magnapop

"Texas," Merle Haggard

"Texas," Tanya Tucker

"Texas," the Highwaymen

"Texas (Blatant Localism)," Bad Mutha Goose

"Big Yellow Moon Over Texas," Bill Neely

"Blue Texas Waltz," Billy Joe Shaver

"Texas Rangers," traditional

"Texas (Bold As Love)," Opie Hendrix

"Texas (When I Die)," Tanya Tucker

"Texas 1947," Guy Clark

"Texas 1958," Gary Myrick

"Texas 51," Van Wilks

"Texas Aggie War Hymn

"Texas and Norma Jean," Brooks & Dunn

"Texas and Pacific," Louis Jordan

"Texas Angel," Honeybrowne

"Texas Barbeque," Bela Fleck

"Texas Bitch," Moby

"Texas Blacktop Highway," Django Walker

"Texas Blue Water," Michael Ballew

"Texas Blues," Bob Wills

"Texas Blues," Lowell Fulsom

"Texas Blues," Mance Lipscomb

"Texas Blues," Oscar Peterson

"Texas Blues," Vassar Clements

"Texas Boogie," Dale Watson

"Texas Bop," Calvin Russell

"Texas Special," Texas Alexander

"Texas Easy Street," Henry Thomas

"Texas Worried Blues," Henry Thomas

"Texas Bounce," Bob Brozman

"Texas Bound," Gary Morris

"Texas Bound," Harris & Ryden

"Texas Bound and Flyin'," Jerry Reed

"Texas Bound Blues," Margaret Thornton

"Texas Bound Train," Corey Morrow

"Texas Chatter," Harry James

"Texas Clover," Paul Ray & the Cobras

"Texas Cookin'," Guy Clark

"Texas Cowboy," Hank Snow

"Texas Cowboy Night," Mel Tillis & Nancy Sinatra

"Texas Cyclone," Jon Wayne

"Texas Drought," Jewel

"Texas Eagle," Steve Earle

"Texas Echo," David Ball

"Texas Fiddle Man," Asleep at the Wheel

"Texas Fiddle Song," Merle Haggard

"Texas Fiddler," Texas Playboys

"Texas Fight Song

"Texas Flood," Larry Davis/Stevie Ray Vaughan

"Texas Flyer," Freddie King

"Texas for Christmas," Mickey Gilley

"Texas for Me," Dale Evans

"Texas Friend," Chip Taylor

"Texas Funeral," Jon Wayne

"Texas Gal," Michael Ballew

"Texas Gales," Doc Watson

"Texas Gallop," Bill Monroe

"Texas Girl at the Funeral," Randy Newman

"Texas Gs," Big Al

"Texas Has a Whorehouse in it -"Best Little Whorehouse in Texas"

"Texas I Love You," Marty Robbins

"Texas Ida Red," David Houston

"Texas in 1880," Foster & Lloyd

"Texas in My Rearview Mirror," Mac Davis

"Texas in My Soul," Ernest Tubb

"Texas is a State of Mind," Ray Wylie Hubbard

"Texas is Bigger Than it Used to be," Mark Chesnutt

"Texas is for Lovers," Curbside Service

"Texas Jail Cell," Jon Wayne

"Texas Kid's Retirement Run," Alvin Crow

"Texas Kinda Attitude," Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks

"Texas Ladies," Rex Allen

"Texas Lady," Les Paul & Mary Ford

"Texas Law & Justice," Bill Neely

"Texas Law Sez," Tompall Glasser

"Texas Little Darlin'," Johnny Mercer

"Texas Lonesome," Gary P. Nunn

"Texas Love Kit," Gary Primich

"Texas Love Song," Elton John

"Texas Lullabye," David Allen Coe

"Texas Man Blues," Monette Moore

"Texas Me," Doug Sahm

"Texas Me and You," Asleep at the Wheel

"Texas Memories," Max Steiner

"Texas Moaner," Louis Armstron

"Texas Mood," Rampart Street Paraders

"Texas Moon," Gary P. Nunn

"Texas Moonbean Waltz," (trad polka)

"Texas Morning," Michael Martin Murphy

"Texas Morning," Michael Nesmith

"Texas Never Fell in Love with Me," Tom T. Hall

"Texas Niggaz," Big Al

"Texas Nite Train," Cornell Hurd

"Texas on a Saturday Night," Willie Nelson

"Texas on My Mind," Jerry Jeff Walker, Pat Green

"Texas or New Mexico," Bruce Henderson

"Texas Our Texas

"Texas Panhandle Rag," Bob Wills

"Texas Plains," Hank Snow

"Texas Playboy Rag," Bob Wills

"Texas Polka," Riders in the Sky

"Texas Ranger Man," Doug Sahm

"Texas Ride Song," BoDeans

"Texas River Song," Townes Van Zandt

"Texas Rose," Sheb Wooley

"Texas Rose Café," Little Feat

"Texas Sand," Tune Wranglers

"Texas Sandman," Gene Autry

"Texas Saturday Night," Moe Bandy

"Texas Shuffle," Count Basie

"Texas Sized Heartache," Joe Diffie

"Texas Skies," Uranium Savages

"Texas Song," Calvin Russell

"Texas Song," Junior Brown

"Texas Song," Kay Starr

"Texas State of Mind," Monty and the Pythons

"Texas Stomp," Big Maceo

"Texas Studio," Jon Wayne

"Texas Sun," Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash

"Texas Swing," Clay Walker

"Texas Tango," Sheb Wooley

"Texas Tattoo," Gibson/Miller Band

"Texas Tea Party," Benny Goodman

"Texas Tears," Terry Allen

"Texas Thing," Doug Moreland

"Texas Time," Chris Wall

"Texas Time Travelin'," Cory Morrow

"Texas to a "T"," the Whites

"Texas Top Hand," Don Walser

"Texas Tornado," Big Bill Broonzy

"Texas Tornado," Doug Sahm

"Texas Tornado," Judy Garland

"Texas Tornado," Rex Allen

"Texas Town," String Cheese Incident

"Texas Trilogy," Frummox

"Texas Troubadour Stomp," Ernest Tubb

"Texas Twist," Roy Clark

"Texas Twister," Little Feat

"Texas Two Step," Bob Wills

"Texas Up Here Tennessee," Billy Joe Shaver

"Texas Wine," Jon Wayne

"Texas Women," Brooks & Dunn

"Texas Women," Hank Williams Jr.

"Texas Yodel," Wesley Tuttle

"Texas You & Me," Asleep at the Wheel

"That's Right (You're Not From Texas)," Lyle Lovett

"That's What I Like About Texas," Dale Watson

"The Bluest Eyes in Texas," Restless Heart

"The Flies of Texas Are Upon You," Ray Stevens

"The Night Before Christmas, In Texas, that is," Gene Autry

"The Streets of San Laredo," Gene Autry

"The Texas Crapshooter," Sons of the Pioneers

"The Texas Rangers," Tex Ritter

"The WASP (Texas Radio and the Big Beat)," the Doors

"There Ain't A Cow in Texas," Merle Travis

"There's A Girl in Texas," Trace Adkins

"There's A Little Bit of Everything In Texas," Ernest Tubb

"To Japan from Texas," the 1-4-5's

"Too Much Texas," Rhett Akins

"Touch of Texas," Kay Kyser, Stan Kenton

"Twilight Over Texas," Ernest Tubb

"Two-Bit Texas Town," Angela Strehli

"Two More Tears in Texas," Cooder Graw

"Under the Light of the Texas Moon," Montana Slim

"Under The X in Texas," Johnny Gimble

"Waco," Charlie Daniels

"Walked Over Texas," Cakekitchen

"Waltz Across Texas," Ernest Tubb

"Way Down Texas Way," Asleep at the Wheel

"Way Out West in Texas," Gene Autry

"West Texas High and Me," Gary Morris

"West Texas Highway," Lyle Lovett

"West Texas Holiday," Pat Green

"West Texas Sun," Nanci Griffith

"West Texas Teardrops," the Old 97s

"West Texas Trucking Board," by Ducks Deluxe

"West Texas Waltz," Billy Joe Shaver

"West Texas Waltz," Butch Hancock

"West Texas Wind," Cooder Graw

"What I Like About Texas," Jerry Jeff Walker

"When in Texas," Sonny Burgess

"When it's Round-up Time in Texas," Gene Autry

"Who Put All My Exes in Texas?," Willie Nelson

"Wingin' it Home to Texas," Jerry Jeff Walker

"Women in Texas," Jerry Jeff Walker

"Yellow Rose of Texas," Gene Autry

"You Can't Texas Out of Me," Spade Cooley

"You'll Never Take Texas Out of Me," Waylon Jennings

"You're from Texas," Bob Wills, Asleep

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