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The Very Best Songs about Houston, Texas

Discover the very best songs about Houston, Texas. Whether you’re traveling there tomorrow or simply dreaming of classic Houston blues, we’ve got it covered. From Dean Martin to Beyoncé, from ZZ Top to Paul Wall, from Larry Gatlin to Fat Pat, we’ve gathered the very best songs about Houston, Texas in one place. Start with our top ten songs about Houston, and then explore by genre – including rock, country, pop, hip hop, alternative, the blues and R&B standards, singer/songwriter, electronic, Christian, Tejano, and even a number of Christmas songs about Houston. You’ll find all the best songs about Houston, Texas right here, ya’ll!

Top 10 songs about Houston, Texas

  1. Houston, The Action Town – Weldon “Juke Boy” Jonner (iTunes | Amazon) Ol’ Juke Boy’s classic blues hit still rings true for many a Houston man and woman out on the town today
  2. Run The World (Girls) – Beyoncé (iTunes | Amazon) Houston’s chart-topping musical daughter credits the city for making her who she is in 2011’s pop and dance anthem
  3. Telephone Road – Steve Earle (iTunes Amazon) Earle captures the potential along ten-mile sprawl of this Southeast Houston thoroughfare. “Everybody’s rocking on Telephone Road”
  4. Houston, TX – Deer Tick (iTunes | Amazon) It’s in the title, if not the song. Sparked reviews such as “Houston, TX is the best song I’ve heard in a good long while”
  5. La Grange – ZZ Top (iTunes | Amazon) The Chicken Ranch was 90 minutes from Houston, but ZZ Top is homegrown. So were the Ranch’s clients… a haw haw haw haw
  6. Houston – Dean Martin (iTunes | Amazon) Dino’s ’65 lament may ring a familiar note to many of today’s biz travelers
  7. Rothko Chapel – David Dondero (iTunes | Amazon) Dondero’s sincerely tongue-in-cheek lyrics proclaim “Your heart is like the Rothko Chapel, cold dark void yet simple and intriguing, somewhat comforting, got me believing almost anything”
  8. Houston is Hot Tonight – Iggy Pop (iTunes | Amazon) Early 80s stream-of-(Houston)-consciousness rock with solid horn backup
  9. Tighten Up – Archie Bell and the Drells (iTunes | Amazon) This Houston group hit No. 1 on both the R&B and Pop charts in ’68. Cover below
  10. Bloody Mary Morning – Willie Nelson (iTunes | Amazon) Country legend hightails it to H-Town after his girl leaves in the night

Want more songs about Houston, Texas? Check our list below for more favorites, standbys, classics, and a few oddball selections. No matter your musical taste, you can find a sound you like among the best songs about Houston. Like us on Facebook or check out more top 10 songs for other great cities and destinations.

More Songs About Houston, Texas

Houston’s got music in its DNA. Musicians with ties to the Bayou City include Beyoncé, Ray Charles, ZZ Top, Chamillionaire and Robert Earl Keen. And Houston has inspired songs in almost every genre, including rock, alternative, hip hop, country, pop and dance, R&B and blues, singer/songwriter, latino, and a few holiday chestnuts. This is your definitive source for music and songs about Houston.

ROCK SONGS ABOUT HOUSTON

COUNTRY SONGS ABOUT HOUSTON

POP SONGS ABOUT HOUSTON

HIP HOP SONGS ABOUT HOUSTON

ALTERNATIVE SONGS ABOUT HOUSTON

BLUES, R&B STANDARD SONGS ABOUT HOUSTON

SINGER/SONGWRITER SONGS ABOUT HOUSTON

ELECTRONIC SONGS ABOUT HOUSTON

CHRISTIAN SONGS ABOUT HOUSTON

CLASSICAL SONGS ABOUT HOUSTON

TEJANO SONGS ABOUT HOUSTON

Suggest Songs About Houston, Texas

Is there a great, good, or not half-bad song about Houston or that takes place in Houston that we missed? Drop us a line or contact us on Facebook and let us know. If it’s a fit, we’ll be sure to add it to our list of the best songs about Houston, Texas.

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