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"
ReleasedApril 13, 1996
LabelCapitol 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 debut song co-written and recorded by American country music artist Trace Adkins. It was released in April 1996 as his debut single, and was served as the lead-off single from his debut album Dreamin' Out Loud. The song peaked at No. 20 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart in August 1996.[1] The song was written by Adkins and Vip Vipperman.

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 (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.

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