Ohio (Come Back to Texas)

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"Ohio (Come Back to Texas)"
Single by Bowling for Soup
from the album A Hangover You Don't Deserve
Released November 17, 2005
Format Digital download, CD single
Recorded Ruby Red Productions
Atlanta, Georgia
Genre Pop punk
Length 3:50
Label FFROE/Jive/Zomba
Writer(s) Jaret Reddick, Zac Maloy, Ted Bruner
Producer(s) Butch Walker, Russ-T Cobb, Jaret Reddick
Bowling for Soup singles chronology
"Ohio (Come Back to Texas)"
"I Melt with You"

"Ohio (Come Back to Texas)" is a song by American band Bowling for Soup, released as a single from their album A Hangover You Don't Deserve. The singer's girlfriend leaves him after meeting another man named Leyland at the bank. She leaves him to go to Ohio, and the singer implores her to come back home to him and the things she left behind in Texas.

The song was used as a Wake-Up Call on Day 10 of the Space Shuttle Discovery's final mission, STS-133, at the request of the crew, on March 5 2011.

References to Ohio and Texas[edit]




Chart (2005) Peak
US Pop 100 (Billboard)[1] 59
US Mainstream Top 40 (Billboard)[1] 35

"Ohio (Reprise)"[edit]

  • There is an additional song (track 43) on the CD called "Ohio (Reprise)". The song contains numerous other references to people and things associated with Texas that "want her back". These include:


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