Texas Monthly - The 100 Best Texas Songs (2004)

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Texas Monthly - The 100 Best Texas Songs (2004)

Post by EmilienDelRey » Sat May 28, 2016 10:17 pm

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April 2004
By Jeff McCord and John Morthland

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Re: Texas Monthly - The 100 Best Texas Songs (2004)

Post by Henrik » Sat May 28, 2016 10:43 pm

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Re: Texas Monthly - The 100 Best Texas Songs (2004)

Post by EmilienDelRey » Sat May 28, 2016 11:10 pm

TOP 40:

1 | Sir Douglas Quintet | “She’s About a Mover”
2 | Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys | “New San Antonio Rose”
3 | Buddy Holly and the Crickets | “That’ll Be the Day”
4 | Willie Nelson | “Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain”
5 | Archie Bell and the Drells | “Tighten Up”
6 | Bobby Fuller Four | “I Fought the Law”
7 | Blind Willie Johnson | “Dark Was the Night, Cold Was the Ground”
8 | T-Bone Walker | “Stormy Monday Blues”
9 | Little Joe y la Familia | “Las Nubes”
10 | Janis Joplin | “Me and Bobby McGee”
11 | Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs | “Wooly Bully”
12 | Gene Autry | “Deep in the Heart of Texas”
13 | The Thirteenth Floor Elevators | “You’re Gonna Miss Me”
14 | Roy Orbison | “Only the Lonely”
15 | Ernest Tubb | “Waltz Across Texas”
16 | Geto Boys | “Mind Playin Tricks on Me”
17 | Jimmie Dale Gilmore | “Dallas”
18 | Bobby “Blue” Bland | “Farther Up the Road”
19 | Ornette Coleman | “Lonely Woman”
20 | Joe Tex | “Show Me”
21 | Freddy Fender | “Wasted Days and Wasted Nights”
22 | Blind Lemon Jefferson | “See That My Grave Is Kept Clean”
23 | Lefty Frizzell | “If You’ve Got the Money, I’ve Got the Time”
24 | Ledbelly | “The Midnight Special”
25 | George Jones | “He Stopped Loving Her Today”
26 | Charlie Christian (with Benny Goodman) | “Breakfast Feud”
27 | Townes Van Zandt | “Pancho and Lefty”
28 | Jimmie Rodgers | “Blue Yodel #1 (T for Texas)”
29 | Illinois Jacquet (with Lionel Hampton) | “Flying Home”
30 | Henry Thomas | “Railroadin’ Some”
31 | Gene Austin | “My Blue Heaven”
32 | Lightnin’ Hopkins | “Mojo Hand”
33 | Flaco Jimenez | “Ay Te Dejo en San Antonio”
34 | Sunny and the Sunglows | “Talk to Me”
35 | Ray Price | “Crazy Arms”
36 | Gatemouth Brown | “Okie Dokie Stomp”
37 | Floyd Tillman | “Slippin’ Around”
38 | Selena | “Bidi Bidi Bom Bom”
39 | Soul Stirrers | “Walk Around”
40 | Barbara Lynn | “You’ll Lose a Good Thing”

41-100 (No Rank):

Asleep at the Wheel: “Miles and Miles of Texas”
Gene Autry: “The Yellow Rose of Texas”
Bells of Joy: “Let’s Talk About Jesus”
The Big Bopper: “Chantilly Lace”
Charles Brown: “Driftin’ Blues”
Milton Brown and His Musical Brownies: “Beautiful Texas”
Johnny Bush: “Whiskey River”
Goree Carter: “Rock Awhile”
Clifton Chenier: “I’m on the Wonder”
Harry Choates: “Jole Blon”
Guy Clark: “Desperados Waiting for a Train"
Conjunto Bernal: “Mi Unico Camino”
Jimmy Dee and the Offbeats: “Henrietta”
Steve Earle: “Billy Austin”
Joe Ely: “Honky Tonk Masquerade”
Roky Erickson: “Starry Eyes”
Alejandro Escovedo: “Paradise”
The Fabulous Thunderbirds: “She’s Tuff”
Butch Hancock: “If You Were a Bluebird”
Roy Head: “Treat Her Right"
Buddy Holly and the Crickets: “Not Fade Away”
Lightnin’ Hopkins: “Short Haired Woman”
Ray Wylie Hubbard: “Up Against the Wall, Redneck Mother”
Waylon Jennings: “Only Daddy That’ll Walk the Line”
Santiago Jimenez Sr.: “Viva Seguin”
Scott Joplin: “Maple Leaf Rag”
Esteban “Steve” Jordan: “Kranke”
Freddie King: “Hide Away”
Latin Breed: “El Tejano Enamorado"
Mance Lipscomb: “Tom Moore’s Farm”
Scotty McKay Quintet: “Train Kept A Rollin’”
Lydia Mendoza: “Mal Hombre”
Amos Milburn: “Chicken Shack Boogie”
Roger Miller: “King of the Road”
Ella Mae Morse: “Cow Cow Boogie”
Moon Mullican: “Well Oh Well”
Bill Neely: “Never Left the Lone Star State”
Willie Nelson: “Angel Flying Too Close to the Ground”
Nightcaps: “Wine Wine Wine”
Joe Patek Orchestra: “The Shiner Song”
Buck Owens: “Act Naturally”
Jeannie C. Riley: “Harper Valley PTA”
Rondels: “If You Really Want Me To I’ll Go”
Clifford Scott: “Honky Tonk”
Ray Sharpe: “Linda Lu”
Billy Joe Shaver: “Old Five and Dimers Like Me”
Sir Douglas Quintet: “At the Crossroads”
Sly and the Family Stone: “Family Affair”
George Strait: “Amarillo by Morning”
Jack Teagarden: “Basin Street Blues”
Hank Thompson: “Wild Side of Life”
Willie Mae “Big Mama” Thornton: “Hound Dog”
Ernest Tubb: “Walkin’ the Floor Over You”
Stevie Ray Vaughan: “Texas Flood”
Jerry Jeff Walker and Gary P. Nunn: “London Homesick Blues”
T-Bone Walker: “West Side Baby”
Sippie Wallace: “Woman Be Wise”
Lucinda Williams: “Side of the Road”
Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys: “Faded Love”
ZZ Top: “La Grange”
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