State Song of Texas – Texas, Our Texas

The State Song of Texas was chosen May 23, 1929. “Texas, our Texas” was written by William J. Marsh and Gladys Yoakum Wright. Our state anthem was one of many that had been entered into a competition and it took 4 years for the State legislature to make the decision! “Texas, our Texas” has been performed at State Functions, Football Games and sung by many school children. The only change that has been made to...

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Top 20 Texas Songs

Here is a list of top 20 favorite Texas songs 1.  “Travelin Texas” – Shake Russell does an amazing job of describing Texas, the Lone Star State. I have been humming it today and it got me to thinking of songs about Texas. 2.  “Amarillo by Morning” 3. “Ding Dong Daddy from Dumas – lol, my MIL from Borger taught me that one a long time ago” 4. “I’m an Old Cowhand from the Rio...

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