Take Me To Texas

Album: Texas Rising (2015)
  • Take me to Texas
    Two hundred years ago
    Where a pride rose from the ashes of San Jacinto
    It still beats in every heart
    Like a battle cry
    Where I was born, where I was raised, so when I die

    Take me to Texas, on the open range
    The Rio Grande is in my veins
    It's heaven there and so my prayer
    Is that you'll take me anywhere in Texas
    The only home I know
    I'm a child of the Alamo and the Yellow Rose
    So when I go

    Take me to Texas
    Where my daddy worked
    Where his blood and sweat and tears are still in that red dirt
    Wild Palominos run
    Cowboys are kings
    And if I stray too far, I'll let my Lone Star dreams

    Take me to Texas, on the open range
    The Rio Grande is in my veins
    It's heaven there and so my prayer
    Is that you'll take me anywhere in Texas
    The only home I know
    I'm a child of the Alamo and the Yellow Rose
    So when I go, take me to Texas

    There's something in the sky
    And in your momma's eyes
    So even if you try to move away
    You'll end up on some road somewhere
    With your thumb up in the air
    When they ask you where you're headed, you'll just say

    Take me to Dallas, Fort Worth, San Antone
    Houston, Laredo, Galveston
    Or Austin, maybe Abilene
    The closest thing I've ever seen
    To Heaven's the Gulf of Mexico
    I'm a child of the Alamo and the Yellow Rose
    So when I go
    Take me to Texas, mm-hmm

    Take me to Texas
    Oh, take me to Texas
    Take me to Texas Writer/s: Brandy Lynn Clark, Shane L McAnally
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Spirit Music Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc., BMG Rights Management
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