DEEP IN THE HEART OF TEXAS

Latest update on 11/01/2016

Artist: Alvino Rey
Author: Don Swander/June Hershey
Label: Bluebird
Year: 1941

Both authors (man and wife) hadn't been in Texas while they wrote it.

Covers:

1941:

Ted Weems [vocal by Perry Como]

1942:

Gene Autry [exactly where he came from; born in Tioga Springs, Texas]

1942:

Tex Ritter [in film of that name]

1942:

Horace Heidt & His Musical Knights

1942:

Bing Crosby [n°3 US; banned by the BBC during factory hours to prevent workers being detracted by its infectious handclapping rhythm; the war effort came first]

1955:

Bob Wills [born deep in the heart of Texas]

1960:

Ray Charles

1960:

Freddy Cannon

1960s:

Evelyn Künneke [as Das gibt es nur in Texas]

1962:

Vera Lynn

1962:

Duane Eddy

1965:

Fats Domino

1977:

Augie Meyers

1979:

Geraint Watkins

1986:

NRBQ

1997:

Big Town Playboys

2003:

George Strait

Dave Edmunds' Deep In The Heart Of Texas ('82) was written and recorded first by Geraint Watkins ('79) and covered by Tom Principato ('91).

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