Is anybody going to San Antone? Gotcha covered.
It’s no secret that Texas has produced a multitude of great musicians — think Buddy Holly, Willie Nelson and Bob Wills, for starters — but the Lone Star State is also the topic of many musical compositions.
From Brownsville to Dumas and Texarkana to El Paso, the towns we live in and travel through have inspired songs through the generations.
Here’s a big handful to get you started planning the soundtrack to your next road trip. Did we miss your favorite? Add it in the comments.
Charley Pride Is Anybody Going to San Antone?
Bob Wills New San Antonio Rose
Flaco Jimenez Ay Te Dejo in San Antonio
Michael Salgado Mi San Antonio
Noah Gunderson San Antonio Fading
The Beaumonts San Antonio
Lyle Lovett San Antonio Girl
Doobie Brothers China Grove
Glen Campbell Galveston
Iron and Wine Waves of Galveston
Milton Brown My Galveston Gal
Gatlin Brothers Houston
Lightnin’ Hopkins Houston Bound
Guy Clark Houston Kid
Bobby Bare Houston
Blake Shelton Austin
Little Texas Amy’s Back in Austin
The Bluecasters Austin in My Sights
Johnny Cash Austin Prison
George Strait Does Fort Worth Ever Cross Your Mind?
Leadbelly Fort Worth and Dallas Blues
Jimmie Dale Gilmore Dallas
Deep Ellum Blues (Levon Helm version)
Marty Robbins Streets of Laredo
The Highwomen Wheels of Laredo
Mac Davis (Lubbock) Texas in My Rear-View Mirror
Dixie Chicks Lubbock or Leave It
Bob Wills Texarkana Baby
All the rest
George Strait Amarillo By Morning
Waylon and Willie Luckenbach, Texas
Marty Robbins El Paso
Bob Wills Ding Dong Daddy From Dumas
Amanda Shires Mineral Wells
T-Bone Walker Wichita Falls Blues
Leadbelly DeKalb Blues
Austin Lounge Lizards Pflugerville
Augie Meyers Velma from Selma
ZZ Top La Grange
Gary P Nunn Terlingua Sky
James McMurtry Levelland
Bob Dylan Brownsville Girl
Jewel Stephenville, TX
https://youtu.be/mWLNkQLd7H8 (not an official source)
Billy Joe Shaver Corsicana Daily Sun
Billy Joe Shaver Wacko from Waco
Hayes Carll Beaumont
Charlie Robison Indianola
George Hamilton IV Abilene
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