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I Am From Texas

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    Keeping In the Funk

    and R&B mode You cant beat The Temptations!Although He only sang back up vocals Otis Williams,born in Texarkana Tx on Oct 30,1941 was considered the leader of the group and is the last living member.
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M Jul 8

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    Hee Haw!Buck Owens was born in Sherman Texas

    on Aug 12 1929,and died on March 25,2006.I grew Up on this guy,my father being a big fan,I picked this song because Im a Beatles  fan also. They recorded this song 1st and later Buck and Ringo Starr would do so together.
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 3 Responses Jul 9

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    Born & raised in Dallas,

    Texas. Lived there since I was 12. Currently I live in Brownsville, Texas. Honestly, I don't like living here. I want to go back to my hometown!!
    Danymtzc Danymtzc 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    I found a question posed,

    by a scared young lady here on Ep.Her Age group is in 13-15.It seems She had found a pic of her friend on her fathers phone.One that was foucused on the private areas. A man who calls him self a Texan,Dozerdan found nothing wrong with this,and tells Me I am no Texan be cause I...
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 6 Responses Jan 15

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    God Bless Texas!

    I got this e-mail forwarded to me by TexasLily...I loved it, so I figured I'd post it on here for all my fellow Texans! God Bless Texas!  :)       Have you ever looked at a map of the world? Look at Texas with me just for a second. That picture, with...
    RopinTexan RopinTexan 22-25, M 12 Responses Aug 14, 2009

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    He Stopped Loving Us Today/RIP

    George Jones died today.the Possum is gone.He was a East Texas boy,
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 26, 2013

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    I am originally from west Texas reveal moved to

    the hill country. Any neighbors?
    WellBehavedWomen WellBehavedWomen 26-30, F 6 Responses Aug 23

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    I'm loving Texas, the food is great,

    the Texans are friendly, the weather is nice but so unpredictable, I swear there's at least one thunderstorm every week!
    Iamthecutegirl Iamthecutegirl 18-21, F 10 Responses Jul 16

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    This man is an Icon of country music,

    and perhaps one of the greatest song writers ever!Wille Nelson was born in Abbot Tx on April 29 1933 and at age 82 is still cranking them out.Leading the way Willie like many other artist have walked away from Nashville and now record here in Texas where they are more free to...
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 7

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    Got to love the bipolar weather ,

    foggy , cold rainy sunny hot all in one day it's only the afternoon .
    RichardCrane RichardCrane 26-30, M 3 Responses Feb 11

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    I love Texas so much.

    Most people want to go somewhere out of state when they graduate but I want to stay riiiiiiight here.
    youthberry youthberry 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 16

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    Heck She aint drunk!

    Give her the keys to the school bus!
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    Born and raised and wouldn't have it any other

    way. I plan to live here all my life.
    JeepGirl4 JeepGirl4 16-17, F 4 Responses Jun 21

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    The Range

    I am no fan of todays mainstream country music,then i found The Range on the radio.Any other fans?
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 4 Responses Sep 17, 2013

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    Time for some Funk and R&B!

    Sly Stone was born in Denton Tx (home sweet home)On March 15,1943. He formed a group with family and They became Sly and The Family Stone!
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M Jul 8

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    Earnest Tubb waltzed a crossed Texas,

    But these 3 guys have been rocking across Texas for decades!Dusty Hill was born in Dallas Tx in May of 1949.Billy Gibbons hails from Houston born there on Dec, 16 1949.Frank Beard Born on June 11 1949 in Frankston Tx.Any one here from La Grange?
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M Jul 6

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    And I love it. Been here all my life,

    I have the accent to prove it. Lol This weather though is going to kill me. I have never grown accustomed to the heat! My siblings do just fine, and if it gets over 95 I'm pissed off about life. Lol
    kalypsso kalypsso 22-25, F 7 Responses Jun 6

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    Texas May Be Where It'S At For Me

    Lived in WA state for a few years and it was way to dreary and overcast the whole dang time. It was always misting so the ground was constantly squishy. It did have the beautiful smell of pines all the time and due to the constant mist everything was a lively green. However can...
    silentbanter silentbanter 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 24, 2013

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    It was very hard to pick out a song by George

    Jones! So many choices! I went with this one because My ex was soooo jelous that shed even get mad if sexy woman was on TV! I often sang this to Her,Shed get tickled and ease off...George Jones was born on Sept 12,1931 In Saratoga Tex .He stopped loving us on April 26 last year...
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M Jul 9

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    natessecret natessecret 18-21, M 5 Responses Jul 24

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    I am from Lufkin, in East Texas.

    Texas has a great heritage and one to be proud of. Parts of it. Sam Houston was the greatest. But these days Texas is "a good place to be from." I would rather be somewhere else. The government in Austin cares nothing about the people of Texas. It is controlled by right...
    TedfromTexas TedfromTexas 56-60, M 1 Response Feb 9

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    Not Your Mothers Sunday Meat Loaf !

    MeatLoaf AKA Marvin Lee Aday Was born in Dallas Tx Sept 27,1947
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M Jul 18

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    South Texas Girl!

    I am from Texas and I feel like Sandy Cheeks from Spongebob! I am absurdly proud of my heritage and that if any one tries to say something bad about home, I go beserk! I moved to the strange land of Oregon 12 years ago and I make the best beer joint enchiladas in the west. I miss...
    wifeofbipo wifeofbipo 36-40, F 5 Responses Jun 12, 2008

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    I was born in Austin

    and I had to leave for most of my life to go on several "adventures" for pleasure and profit all over the world but somehow I am always forced to return no matter how many times I go away. My mom's family is what you call Chicanos, Mexicans who settled here back when it was part...
    sociableTim sociableTim 31-35, M Aug 21

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    Time to rock with a little blues!

    One can hardly list Texas music and not do a lot of Country, I, how ever am an old hippie and a cowboy wrapped up in one.I love good ole Rock and Roll and I love the blues! No one put the two together better than Stevie Ray Vaughan! Stevie was born in Dallas Tx on Oct 3,1954 and...
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M Jul 9

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    I'm from the greatest state of them all TEXAS!

    ! The state where you can go from wearing shorts one day to full on winter stuff the next. We have some of the best food around.
    Hugsandkisses2621 Hugsandkisses2621 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 10

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    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 7 Responses May 31

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    Born and raised in the Texas Panhandle.

    Wouldn't trade it for the world. They say if you don't like the weather stick around for 15 minutes, it will change. I've seen snow in June and upper 90s in December
    Hotmix3325 Hotmix3325 26-30, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M May 28

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    Well danged if ole Rick Perry aint gone

    and done it again!Now,He wants a DA to set an example and not be the exception!Speaking for my self,I think if this DA had an ounce of dignity she would just step down and go away.
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 20

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    The older brother of Stevie,

    Jimmy Vaughan is a great performer in his own right and one of My favs.Jimmy was also born in Dallas on March 20 1951.Every few years He plays at the Denton Arts and Jazz fest in my home town,I never miss it!Hers Jimmy along with his brother doing back up.
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M Jul 11

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    This morning for no good reason,

    I looked up famous music makers from Texas.Any type of Music.The list is quite long! I want to post solos and bands that inclued at least one Texan.Im going to start the ball rolling with some blue grass by the man now thought of by many as the best living Banjo player.Born in...
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 2 Responses Jul 4

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    "Texas is the finest portion of the globe,

    that has ever blessed my vision." - Sam Houston
    djag2007 djag2007 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 30

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    The Fabulous Thunder Birds started with 3

    members from Texas,JimmyVaughon,of Dallas.Johnny Muller was born In Fort Worth on Oct 31,1970 and Kieth Ferguson Who was Born in Houston on July 29,1946.
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    I've lived in many places in Texas.

    I've met the best people and the worst. I wouldn't take any of it back. I love my Texas! 🌵
    xojessicamarie xojessicamarie 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 4

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    Obama

    Ist of all,my thoughts and prayers to all of You in and around West,Texas.But a show of hands?Did Obama make it aright?
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 3 Responses Apr 27, 2013

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    Most of todays modern music has left Me cold

    but now and then I come across a great song.Usher was born in Dallas Tx on Oct 14,1978.There aint much that this man has not done.Singer,song writer,actor,producer!
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M Jul 16

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    Born and raised in the same house

    til it was time to go to college. Don't get much more native than that
    j03lrod j03lrod 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 7

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    I am in Beaumont Texas.

    It's okay. Not a big city. About 120,000.
    Joe1064 Joe1064 46-50, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Roger Miller was born on Jan 2 1936,

    in Fort worth Tex. The song I posted here is the 1st song I really remember hearing, I would have been between 4 &5 at the time! Roger died on Oct 25,1992 at the age of 56
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M Jul 7

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    Singer,song writer,drummer,

    Eagle.Don Henley was born in Gilmer Tx In 1947.Although He is best known forbeing a Member of The Eagles,He is the only Texan in the group,and has a list of hits solo.
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M Jul 7

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    All My Life...

    ..I've lived in Texas. ...I'm not one of those Texans who thinks the rest of the country is inferior. I do like Texas a lot, but I sometimes wonder if I would like life better somewhere else... ...it's a fantastic state to be in during the winter months... it's not a fantastic...
    OMGitsRiley OMGitsRiley 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 21, 2012

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    It's Really East!

    I am from Central Texas...at least I thought I was. For the first time ever, I drove into west Texas- all the way to El Paso. I've never seen so many oil rigs and wind turbines- and MOUNTAINS! One never really grasps the enormity of the state until having to spend an entire day...
    annasteve annasteve 36-40, F 3 Responses Jun 10, 2012

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    Working in Texas and want to make some fun

    friends there. Message me.
    SonOfTheDelta SonOfTheDelta 41-45, M Aug 22

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    ATX

    Austin is the best town in Texas, hands down.  Anyone disagree?  It has more greenspace and is close to a lot of lakes and rivers.  Lots of music and a downtown scene unlike anywhere else in Texas.  Plus the people are cool and less pretentious than in...
    ReformedAutomaton ReformedAutomaton 36-40, M 26 Responses Aug 29, 2007

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    Being a fellow out law I can hardly Bring Up

    willie with out bringing up Ole Waylon.Waylon Jennings Was born in Littlefield Tx on June 15,1937.Leaving Us on Feb 13 2002.The song I have posted has become kinda My theme song!
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 7

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    I was a bit taken aback about this guy,

    but as I listened to this song,I sure nuff heard some Texas in it! Stephen Stills,of Crosby,Stills,Nash&Young was born in Dallas Texas on Jan 3 1945.Interesting fact. He was turned down from being one of the Monkees due to lack of talent! Now did any one see THEM at Woodstock?
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M Jul 9

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    With a string of hits a mile long Kenny Rogers

    Is from Houston,Tex. Having been a preformer for nearly 50 years Kenny, born on Aug 21 1938 has produced music in rock,jazz,and country.
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M Jul 9

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    Only In Texas

    My mother was taking lunch to my father,as he worked picking grapefruit for a local farmer..My mother told me this story: She went to have lunch with my father,,packed up food and something to drink and off she went..Meet up with him in the middle of the orchard He was picking...
    YouWhoRainDancer YouWhoRainDancer 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 17, 2010

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