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If you're gonna play in Texas, you gotta have a fiddle in the band.
That lead guitar is hot but not for a Louisiana man
So rosin up that bow for faded Love and let's all dance
If you're gonna play in Texas, you gotta have a fiddle in the band.

I remember down in Houston we were puttin' on a show
When a cowboy in the back stood up and yelled, Cotton-Eyed Joe!
He said, We love what you're doin', boys don't get us wrong
There's just somethin' missin' in your song.

If you're gonna play in Texas, you gotta have a fiddle in the band.
That lead guitar is hot but not for a Louisiana man
So rosin up that bow for faded Love and let's all dance
If you're gonna play in Texas, you gotta have a fiddle in the band.

--- Instrumental ---

So we dusted off our boots and put our cowboy hats on straight
Them Texans raised the roof when Jeff opened up his case
Say y'all all wanna two-stepm say ya wanna doe-si-doe
Well, here's a fiddlin' song before we go.

If you're gonna play in Texas, you gotta have a fiddle in the band.
That lead guitar is hot but not for a Louisiana man
So rosin up that bow for faded Love and let's all dance
If you're gonna play in Texas, you gotta have a fiddle in the band.

--- Instrumentl ---

If you're gonna play in Texas, you gotta have a fiddle in the band.
That lead guitar is hot but not for a Louisiana man
So rosin up that bow for faded Love and let's all dance
If you're gonna play in Texas, you gotta have a fiddle in the band...



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