Special Sub-Topic: Songs About Texas
|For starters, who wrote "Songs About Texas"?|
Walt Wilkins. Recorded four times by Pat Green on three different albums: "Live At Billy Bob's", "Here We Go", and two versions on "George's Bar" -- The second one being a hidden track with a slower version of the song including Cory Morrow and Chris Wall. The song was written in reference to the Guy Clark song, "Coat From The Cold."
|Where can you go to "...get back to the basics of life"?|
Luckenbach. Willie and Waylon recorded this song which was written in tribute to Hondo Crouch, self-proclaimed mayor of Luckenbach. Hondo purchased the "town, pop. 3" in 1970 and turned it into a Mecca for Texas musicians. Hondo once said, "We discovered that Luckenbach, on the globe, is right in the middle of the world." So he organized a World's Fair, as well as the worlds first Women's Only Chili Cookoff, and a Mud Dauber Day. Hondo died in 1976 -- the song was recorded in 1978.
|Fill in the missing first word of the title of this classic song. "_____ Across Texas".|
Waltz. Great old Texas song by E.T. (Ernest Tubb, not the little alien).
|According to George Hamilton IV, where is the "prettiest town"?|
Abilene. I've seen prettier, but the women haven't ever treated me mean. The song was actually written by Loudermilk, Brown, and Green.
|Who sang the 80's hit "Talk To Me Texas"?|
Keith Whitley. Funny how even people who aren't from Texas always want to sing about it. Keith Whitley was originally from Kentucky.
|If this group had their way, the capitol would be in Pampa, Texas.|
Cross Canadian Ragweed. Taken from the "Live At The Wormy Dog" album. On the Billy Bob's CD, it's Fort Worth.
|Fill in the blank for this Hank Williams Jr. Song: "I've got some fond memories of ___________" (what town?)|
San Angelo. One of the few songs to mention San Angelo.
|Complete the title of this George Strait song: "Does ______ Ever Cross Your Mind?"|
Fort Worth. On the album by the same name, released in 1984. The song was written by Sanger D., and Darlene Shafer, who have contributed quite a few songs to the George Strait legacy.
|What highway is the Robert Earl Keen Song, "Amarillo Highway" refering to?|
87. Terry Allen wrote the song which can be found on "A Bigger Piece Of Sky" and "No.2 Live Dinner". Highway 87 stretches from Port Lavaca, on the coast, to the New Mexico border NE of Dalhart.
|Keeping with the highway theme which interstate highway does Pat Green sing about taking south?|
35. I-35, Southboud out of Kansas City, Missouri... How can you talk about Texas without mentioning Pat Green at least twice?
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