Texas Tunes for Traveling

Here’s a sampling of the more than 500 songs we’ll be listening to on the road during our 3,100+ mile road trip around the perimeter of Texas. We have Texas artists and Texas-themed songs. What do you think? Are we missing any of your favorites?

  • Miles and Miles of Texas – Asleep at the Wheel
  • That’s Right You’re Not from Texas – Lyle Lovett
  • Waltz across Texas – Ernest Tubb
  • San Angelo – Aaron Watson
  • Dallas – Jimmie Dale Gilmore and the Flatlanders
  • Big Balls in Cowtown – Asleep at the Wheel
  • Does Fort Worth Ever Cross Your Mind – George Strait
  • Red River Valley – Michael Martin Murphey
  • The Old Chisholm Trail – Michael Martin Murphey
  • Paris, Texas – Ry Cooder
  • Texarkana – R.E.M.
  • In the Pines – Lead Belly
  • Possum Kingdom – Toadies
  • K.A.N.D., Corsicana, Texas – Billy Joe Shaver
  • The House That Built Me – Miranda Lambert
  • Palestine, Texas – T Bone Burnett
  • Texas Trilogy – Bosque County Romance – Lyle Lovett
  • Wacko from Waco – Bill Joe Shaver
  • Austin Pickers – Gary P. Nunn
  • Deep in the Heart of Texas – Colt McCoy & Friends
  • A Lil’ Ole Bitty Pissant Country Place – Dolly Parton & Theresa Merritt
  • La Grange – ZZ Top
  • Texas Flood – Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble
  • Guadalupe Days – Gary P. Nunn
  • Luckenbach, Texas – Waylon Jennings
  • Bandera – Willie Nelson
  • Deep in the Heart of Uncertain Texas – Rodney Crowell
  • San Antonio Rose – Asleep at the Wheel
  • San Antonio Girl – Lyle Lovett
  • San Antonio Stroll – Tanya Tucker
  • Remember the Alamo – George Strait
  • Is Anybody Goin’ to San Antone – Charley Pride
  • Lone Star – Norah Jones
  • Home in San Antone – Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys
  • The Padre of Old San Antone – Jim Reeves
  • Huntsville – Merle Haggard and the Strangers
  • Southbound 35 – Pat Green
  • Beaumont – Hayes Carll
  • Me and Bobby McGee – Janis Joplin
  • Texas River Song – Lyle Lovett
  • Houston – Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers
  • Wallisville Road – Lyle Lovett
  • Galveston – Glen Campbell
  • Why Don’t You Meet Me Down in Corpus – Gary P. Nunn
  • Corpus Christi Bay – Robert Earl Keen
  • The Gulf of Mexico – Clint Black
  • Feeling Port Aransas – Phil Pritchett
  • My Kind of Day on Padre – Gary P. Nunn
  • South Texas Girl – Lyle Lovett
  • Brownsville Girl – Bob Dylan
  • The Border – Rodney Crowell
  • Streets of Laredo – Marty Robbins
  • The Wheels of Laredo – Tanya Tucker
  • Pecos Promenada – Tanya Tucker
  • Terlingua Sky – Gary P. Nunn
  • El Paso – Marty Robbins
  • El Paso/San Antonio Rose – Los Texmaniacs, Bobby Flores & Ray Benson
  • Levelland – James McMurtry
  • That’ll Be the Day – Buddy Holly
  • Tumbling Tumbleweeds – Gene Autry
  • West Texas Highway – Lyle Lovett
  • When You Leave Amarillo – Bob Will & Hist Texas Playboys
  • Amarillo Sky – Jason Aldean
  • West Texas Rain – Wade Bowen
  • Amarillo by Morning – George Strait
  • Ding Dong Daddy from Dumas – Asleep at the Wheel
  • Route 66 – Asleep at the Wheel
  • Lone Star Blues – Delbert McClinton
  • All My Ex’s Live in Texas – George Strait
  • Texas Flyer – Freddie King
  • Texas Forever – Kevin Fowler
  • God Blessed Texas – Little Texas

Stay tuned! See what I did there?

3 Comments Add yours

  1. Great post 😁

    1. diannbayes says:

      Thanks. We have so many fantastic Texas artists and music. Looking forward to listening on our journey.

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