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Headed "To West Texas"

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by GBNF, Sep 16, 2008.

  1. GBNF

    GBNF Active Member

    First, just listen: http://search.playlist.com/tracks/to%20west%20texas

    I'm on my way to West Texas (Odessa, for a gig) in a couple weeks, and I'd love any suggestions.

    One of my best friends lives out there, but he's relatively new as well, and I'll be looking for good eats and good times while I'm out there.

    Thanks for the help folks...
  2. Drip

    Drip Active Member

    Congrats on the job. Do well. Save some money.
  3. Huggy

    Huggy Well-Known Member

    "West TX Teardrops" by the Old 97's is a great song....
  4. Rumpleforeskin

    Rumpleforeskin Active Member

    Keep driving south. You'll thank me when you end up in Cancun.
  5. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

  6. Jones

    Jones Active Member

    Stock up on Dublin Dr Pepper -- any of those towns with a 44-mile radius of Dublin will have it -- Fairy, Comanche, shitburgs like that. It's nectar.
  7. fishwrapper

    fishwrapper Active Member

    Odessa? I just looked it up on the GPS.
    It said: Go to Hell, hang left, 3.3 miles. Destination on right.
  8. Scouter

    Scouter Member

    Tell Boobie Miles I said hello.
  9. EStreetJoe

    EStreetJoe Well-Known Member

  10. EStreetJoe

    EStreetJoe Well-Known Member

    Lubbock is in West Texas. Lubbock was home to Buddy Holly, Joe Ely, The Flatlanders, Amanda Shires, and a host of others. Roy Orbison hails from West Texas.
    Right there is a ton of great music to load up with for the trip.
  11. Bubbler

    Bubbler Well-Known Member

    Wasn't Jerry Reed also from Lubbock? Not that I can recommend his music or anything.

    Edit: Massive fail. I meant Mac Davis. I get second-rate countrified crooners from the 70s who occasionally acted mixed up all the time.
  12. GBNF

    GBNF Active Member

    Oh, no, not a job. Just a freelance gig, so I'll only be there for a couple weeks. Some good suggestions though...
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