There's a Girl in Texas

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"There's a Girl in Texas"
Single by Trace Adkins
from the album Dreamin' Out Loud
B-side "A Bad Way of Saying Goodbye"
Released April 13, 1996
Genre Country
Length 3:31
Label Capitol Nashville
Songwriter(s) Trace Adkins
Vip Vipperman
Producer(s) Scott Hendricks
Trace Adkins singles chronology
"There's a Girl in Texas"
"Every Light in the House"
"There's a Girl in Texas"
"Every Light in the House"

"There's a Girl in Texas" is a song co-written and recorded by American country music artist Trace Adkins. It was released in April 1996 as the first single from his debut album Dreamin' Out Loud and the debut single of his career. The song peaked at No. 20 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart in August 1996.[1]

Critical reception[edit]

Wendy Newcomer of Cash Box wrote that "It’s a smooth rendition of the essential radio-receptive debut and should have no problem finding a home on car radios and jukeboxes everywhere."[2]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1996) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[3] 33
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 20


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 17. 
  2. ^ Newcomer, Wendy (April 20, 1996). "Reviews" (PDF). Cash Box: 21. 
  3. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 3045." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. July 29, 1996. Retrieved July 20, 2013.
  4. ^ "Trace Adkins – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Trace Adkins.

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