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Texans have played a pivotal role in shaping the distinctive sound of American music. No less than six uniquely American forms of music—rock-and-roll, conjunto, jazz, blues, Tejano, and western swing—either were invented in or first flourished in the Lone Star State. Without influential Texans such as Buddy Holly, Janis Joplin, Blind Lemon Jefferson, and Willie Nelson, today’s music would sound drastically different.

In Texas: A Musical Journey, you will learn more about:

  • “Texas, Our Texas,” the official song of Texas and “The Eyes of Texas,” the unofficial state song
  • The biggest country, jazz, rock-and-roll, and blues artists who had ties to Texas, including Blind Lemon Jefferson, Buddy Holly, and Willie Nelson
  • The music festivals that have received national recognition, such as South by Southwest
  • Some of the “hidden gems” from the Texas music scene, including Carl Eric Lewis and Charline Arthur

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