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Arlington - Makes Me Proud To Be From Texas

 

Bob Wills is Still the King

Written by Waylon Jennings

 

Here’s a live version by Waylon Jennings:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=FTNdluAHD2U

 

Believe it or not, here’s also a live version by The Rolling Stones.

They pay tribute to Texas music legend Bob Wills at Zilker Park, Austin, Texas in October 2006:

www.

youtube.com/watch?v=2xECNrYxRUA

 

Well, the Honky Tonks in Texas were my natural second home.
The way you tip your hat to the ladies in the Rose of San Antone.
I grew up on music that we call western swing.
It don't matter whose in Austin, Bob Wills is still the King.

Well, I can still remember the way things were back then.
In spite of all the hard times, I'd live it all again.
To hear the Texas Playboys and Tommy Duncan sing.
Makes me proud to be from Texas where Bob Wills is still the King.

You can hear the Grand Ol’ Opry in Nashville, Tennessee.
It’s the home of country music, on that we all agree.
But when you cross that ol Red River hoss,
That just don't mean a thing.
Once you’re down in Texas, Bob Wills is still the King.

(Instrumental)


Well, if you ain’t never been there, then I guess you ain’t been told
That you just can't live in Texas unless you got alot of soul.
It’s the home of Willie Nelson, the home of western swing.
He'll be the first to tell you, Bob Wills is still the King.

 

 

Miles and Miles of Texas

Written by Tommy Camfield & Diane Johnston

 

Here’s a live version by Asleep at the Wheel recorded on Austin City Limits:

www.

youtube.com/watch?v=8P2JdCjdZVI

 

I was born in Lousiana, down on the ol bayou
Raised on shrimps and catfish, mame's good gumbo.
I got the ramblin' fever, said goodbye to ma and pa.
Crossed that ol’
Red River and this is what I saw:

I saw miles and miles of
Texas, all the stars way up in the sky.
I saw miles and miles of
Texas, gonna live here till I die.

(Instrumental)

I rode up into
Austin, the cradle of the west.
Just ask any cowboy, he'll tell you it's the best.
I met a
Texas beauty, I got friendly with her pa
Well, I looked into her big blue eyes, this is what I saw:

I saw miles and miles of
Texas, all the stars way up in the sky.
I saw miles and miles of
Texas, gonna live here till I die.

(Instrumental)

I started tamin' broncos, I made every rodeo
Until I met a tough one, you know his name was Devil Joe
I grabbed hold of his bridle just to ride this ol' outlaw
Well, he threw me from the saddle, and I wound up in the alley, and I tell ya this is what I saw:

I saw miles and miles of Texas, all the stars up in the sky.
I saw miles and miles of
Texas, gonna live here till I die.

(Instrumental)

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