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  • steven minter July 26, 2017 at 5:38 pm

    I have great respect for W. F. Strong even though I’m an exiled Okie living in Texas, but how could he miss Don Henley’s 70th birthday bash opening with “Big D little a double LL a S”. My oh yes.

  • Magda July 26, 2017 at 4:16 pm

    Love it!

  • Sheila REynolds July 26, 2017 at 11:15 am

    Little Feat did a song titled “Those feet’ll do you wrong sometime” . It’s about all the concerts they had scheduled in Texas towns. One line ‘it takes a lifetime to drive from Eastland to Van Horn’. He gets stopped by highway patrol for speeding.

  • Richard Chamberlain July 26, 2017 at 11:12 am

    This was a great story by Dr. Strong! I would add a couple more; “Texas Me”, by Doug Sahm & The Sir Douglas Quintet; and “Amarillo”, by Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell (note: this “Amarillo” is not “Amarillo By Morning”)

  • John Coventry July 26, 2017 at 10:58 am

    “Houston” is a song written by Lee Hazlewood, which was released in 1965 by Dean Martin. The song spent 9 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, peaking at No. 21,[1] while reaching No. 2 on Billboard’s Easy Listening chart,[2][3] and No. 11 on Canada’s CHUM Hit Parade.

  • Trudy Timian July 26, 2017 at 10:58 am

    How about “Going Back to Houston”

  • M. July 26, 2017 at 10:52 am

    Enjoyed the show but what about the all time best ‘Rose of San Anton’ and one of my favorites, Jimmy Gilmore’s ‘Dallas from a DC Nine at Night. I may have the exact titles wrong but what about them?