Ten Texas Songs That Changed Rock and Roll
Texas has left an indelible mark on the history of American music, but its impact on rock and roll has sometimes been underestimated. With your help, we came up with a list of Texas songs that changed American music forever. Hear the complete list of songs on the Texas Music Matters special: Ten Texas Songs that Changed Rock and Roll, Friday at 12pm on KUT 90.5FM.
Or, you can stream the entire show, here.
10. “Tighten Up”–Archie Bell & the Drells
9. “Midnight Special”–Lead Belly
8. “La Grange”–ZZ Top
7. “Whiskey River”–Willie Nelson
6. “Hound Dog”–Big Mama Thornton
5. “Pride and Joy”–Stevie Ray Vaughan
4. “She’s About A Mover”–The Sir Douglas Quintet
3. “You’re Gonna Miss Me”–The 13th Floor Elevators
2. “Me and Bobby McGee”–Janis Joplin
1. “That’ll Be the Day”–Buddy Holly