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Friday Five: State Songs

February 8, 2008

Here you go, Art.

  1. “West Texas Waltz” – Joe Ely
  2. “Blue Kentucky Girl” – Emmylou Harris
  3. “Mississippi” – Bobby D.
  4. “Oklahoma Borderline” – Vince Gill
  5. Don’t pretend you didn’t know this was coming:
The Ventures – Hawaii Five O

Honorable Mention (no clips): Johnny Winter – “Hustled Down in Texas”; Muddy Waters – “Deep Down in Florida”; Pops Staples – “Down in Mississippi”; Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers – “Louisiana Rain”

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3 Comments leave one →
  1. February 8, 2008 11:00 am

    Excellent choices, Will.

    And, duhhhh, I didn’t even think about Hawaii Five O!!!

  2. The ArachNerd permalink
    February 8, 2008 11:16 am

    Ooooooh – Hawaii!! I didn’t even think about Hawaii… How about “Make Mayan a Hawaiian” by SCOTS?

    Good list dude – and we didn’t duplicate this time! Excellent!

  3. Layman Erik permalink
    February 9, 2008 8:30 am

    I’m still on a Hillbilly Gypsies kick. So I’m going with their version of West Virginia My home. http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendid=128711423

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