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Texas Independence Day | Music Crossroads of Texas


This week on the Music Crossroads of Texas, I commemorateTexas independence day with an hour of songs about Texas. You will hear songs from Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys, Gary P. Nunn, Pat Green, Guy Clark, Kimmie Rhodes, and many more. I hope you will join me, Curtis Peoples, for the Music Crossroads of Texas.


  1. Texas When Texas Was Free - Andy Wilkinson
  2. The Yellow Rose of Texas - Ernest Tubb
  3. Texas Air - Butch Hancock
  4. It's a Texas Thing - Gary P Nunn
  5. Uncertain Texas - Guy Clark
  6. Texas Blues - Joe Carr & Alan Munde
  7. Sweetheart You're a lot Like Texas - Kimmie Rhodes
  8. Back to Texas - Lynda Kay Parker
  9. You Can't Get the Hell Out of Texas - Mark Paden
  10. Texas Boy - Mike Pritchard
  11. Texas Road House Prince - Nowlin Tubbs
  12. Texas Kind of Mood - Shane Rogers Band
  13. Texas Jumbo Shrimp - Ponty Bone
  14. That's What I Like About Texas - Texas Cadillac Jack Band
  15. Song About Texas - Pat Green
  16. I Like Texas - Pat Green
  17. You're From Texas - Bob Wills
  18. Deep in the Heart of Texas - Bob Wills
Curtis Peoples, Ph.D., is the Archivist for the Southwest Music Archive and oversees the Crossroads Recording Studio for the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library at Texas Tech University. He is a musician who has worked in the music business for four decades, numerous recording studios, and has been a production manager for many events. Dr. Peoples teaches regional music history classes and American media studies; his research centers on music and place.