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Tell The Band To Go Home

Texas holds a mag­i­cal, myth­i­cal appeal, because it is the birth­place and the home of many of the great­est song­writ­ers of all time. Today, a Texas Song­writer Spe­cial, fea­tur­ing some of the many time­less songs and writ­ers to emerge from The Lone Star State, as well as some folks clear­ly con­nect­ed to or inspired by Texans.

Set #1

Artist Song Album
Guy Clark Texas-1947 Old No. 1
Townes Van Zandt Pancho & Lefty Live at the Old Quarter, Houston, Texas
Kris Kristofferson Sunday Morning Coming Down Singer/Songwriter
Mickey Newbury How I Love Them Old Songs 'Frisco Mabel Joy
Willie Nelson Angel Flying too Close to the Ground Super Hits
Rodney Crowell Telephone Road The Houston Kid
Steve Earle Telephone Road El Corazon
Tom Russell Who's Gonna Build Your Wall? Wounded Heart of America (Tom Russell Songs)

Set #2

Artist Song Album
Eliza Gilkyson Highway 9 Land of Milk and Honey
Gurf Morlix Killin' Time in Texas Diamonds to Dust
Blaze Foley Clay Pigeons Live at The Austin Outhouse
Billy Joe Shaver Old Five and Dimers Like Me Old Five and Dimers Like Me
Jerry Jeff Walker Mr. Bojangles Live from Dixie's Bar & Bus Stop

Set #3

Artist Song Album
Romi Mayes L C Just Like the Rest Achin' in yer Bones
Scott Nolan L C Bad Liver/Broken Heart Receiver/Reflector
The Western States L C Time to Lose Bye and Bye
Twilight Hotel L C Poor & Hungry When the Wolves Go Blind
Brock Zeman C Triple Crown Me Then You
Hayes Carll Rivertown Little Rock

Set #4

Artist Song Album
James McMurtry Levelland Where'd You Hide the Body
Alejandro Escovedo Rhapsody A Man Under the Influence
Robert Earl Keen Not a Drop of Rain Gravitational Forces
Lyle Lovett That's Right (You're Not from Texas) The Road to Ensenada
Sarah Harmer C Trouble in the Fields Songs for Clem
Del Barber L C Miles and Years Love Songs for the Last 20