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

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