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Little Texas

One of the most popular country bands of the early '90s, Little Texas was influenced by modern country outfits like Alabama and Restless Heart, as well as country-rock groups like the Eagles. The band came together in pairs. Porter Howell and Duane Propes started playing together in high school in 1983, and they both moved to Nashville to go to college. Tim Rushlow and Dwayne O'Brien first performed together in Arlington, Texas, in 1984. Rushlow moved to Nashville, and O'Brien followed a couple years later after finishing his degree. Del Gray and Brady Seals had performed together with Josh Logan, and they all came together in November of 1988. Finally settling on the name Little Texas, the group landed a contract with Warner Bros. in 1989 and toured heavily to help build an audience. Their debut single, "Some Guys Have All the Love," was released in 1991 and quickly hit the Top Ten, as did its follow-up, "First Time for Everything." Finally, the group's debut album, also titled First Time for Everything, was released in 1992. It spawned three further hits in "You and Forever and Me" (their first Top Five single), "What Were You Thinkin'?," and "I'd Rather Miss You." Their 1993 follow-up album, Big Time, was a smash, selling nearly three million copies and spinning off two Top Five country hits in "What Might Have Been" and "God Blessed Texas." The third single, the Seals-sung "My Love," became Little Texas' first number one hit, though all three eventually reached number one on the Nashville Radio and Records chart. Released in 1994, Kick a Little was another platinum success, with two Top Five singles including the title track and "Amy's Back in Austin." In 1994, Seals departed for a solo career and was replaced by multi-instrumentalist Jeff Huskins, formerly of Clint Black's band; in 1995, the band issued Greatest Hits, which featured the newly recorded Top Five single "Life Goes On." Little Texas took a bit of a break in 1996, only playing about 100 shows that year as opposed to the 300-plus dates they'd been doing for years. They also recorded their third album, Little Texas, during this time, but the years of touring had already taken their toll on the band, and in 1997 they decided to go on hiatus. After several years, the bandmembers reunited and recruited vocalist Steven Troy. The newly reassembled group launched the Hello Again tour in 2004. Three years later, Little Texas released The Very Best of Little Texas: Live and Loud, a new live album containing their greatest-hits, and it was soon followed by the brand-new studio effort Missing Years. The band spent the last few years touring but returned in 2015 with Young for a Long Time. ~ Steve Huey & Sean Westergaard
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Stations Featuring
Little Texas

    '90s Country

    '90s Country
    6 songs

    Southern Rock

    Southern Rock
    1 song

    Classic Country

    Classic Country
    2 songs

Albums by
Little Texas

Top Songs by
Little Texas

  1.   Song
  2.   God Blessed Texas
  3.   What Might Have Been
  4.   Kick a Little
  5.   My Love
  6.   First Time For Everything
  7.   You and Forever and Me
  8.   Life Goes On
  9.   Amy's Back in Austin
  10.   Peaceful Easy Feeling
  11.   Redneck Like Me
  12.   I'd Rather Miss You
  13.   When He's Gone
  14.   Missing Years
  15.   Your Woman
  16.   Your Days Are Numbered
  17.   Southern Grace
  18.   I'd Hold on to Her
  19.   If I Don't Get Enough of You
  20.   Ain't No Time to Be Afraid
  21.   Bad for Us
  22.   My Town
  23.   Forget About Forgetting You
  24.   Gotta Get Me Down Home
  25.   How Many Chances
  26.   Why I Brought My Boots
  27.   A Reason
  28.   Hello Again
  29.   Party Life
  30.   So Long
  31.   Hit Country Song
  32.   A Night I'll Never Remember
  33.   Yesterday's Gone Forever
  34.   All in the Line of Love
  35.   Loud and Proud
  36.   Cutoff Jeans
  37.   This Time It's Real
  38.   Love and Learn
  39.   Stop on a Dime
  40.   Only Thing I'm Sure Of
  41.   You Gotta Wanna Win
  42.   Some Guys Have All the Love
  43.   Nothin' You Can Do
  44.   Take This Walk with Me
  45.   Yeah Yeah Yeah
  46.   Kings of This Town
  47.   Rednecks Do Exist
  48.   Slow Ride Home
  49.   Can't Get in a Hurry Here
  50.   Young for a Long Time
  51.   Medley: Some Guys Have All the Love/My Love/First Time for Everything
  52.   Get Back
  53.   Medley: You and Forever and Me/I'd Rather Miss You
  54.   Your Blues
  55.   Inside
  56.   She's Cool
  57.   Country Crazy
  58.   The Call
  59.   Long Way Down
  60.   Down In The Valley
  61.   Dance
  62.   This Hot in Texas
  63.   Texas 101
  64.   Rebel
  65.   Knees
  66.   You Ain't Seen Me Lately
  67.   Help!
  68.   Living in a Bullseye
  69.   Your Mama Won't Let Me
  70.   Cry On
  71.   Just One More Night
  72.   Better Way
  73.   Here Comes Santa Claus
  74.   What Were You Thinkin'
  75.   Party Life - Dance Mix

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