An El Paso hellhole, I couldn't get higher
White lightning moonshine tastes like fire
I drank for free 'til I couldn't see
I fell on the floor, what I said is

I'm blind in Texas (Texas)
The lone star is hot tonight
I'm blind in Texas (Texas)
Them cowboys have taken my eyes

I drink Dallas whiskey and lost my mind
Had high-balls in Houston, three for a dime, yeah
Everything starts to spin, loaded on gin
I fell out the door, what I said is

I'm blind in Texas (Texas)
The lone star is hot tonight
I'm blind in Texas (Texas)
Them cowboys have taken my eyes

San Antonio and the West Texas town, El Paso
Corpus Christi and Waco, Yellow Rose is wild

(Hey dude, let's party)
Raisin' hell in Austin just after sundown
When the hoosegow police decided to come round, they said
"Boy, what's the matter with you? What you tryin' to do?"
I looked at the man and I said

Oh boy, I think I'll have another one of these
(You're dreamin' buddy)
What?
(Time to go home)
It's time to do what?
(Go home!)
Uh, but I don't wanna go home
Hell, home's in California what am I supposed to do
Get on a horse and ride all the way back to LA?
(Yeah, don't fall off)
I don't understand
(We ain't got no more)
What do you mean you ain't got no more liquor?
(Split goofball!)
The hell you say! (Hahaha, suffer!)

I'm blind in Texas (Texas)
The lone star is hot tonight
I'm blind in Texas (Texas)
I'm blind in Texas

I'm blind
Texas, Texas, Texas


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    Blackie wrote this song after being in Texas, I believe Houston for a week doing a gig down there, he absolutely hated how people were and the state in general, and especially the heat. The next week he was in a northern state (possibly Minnesota) and there was a terrible "blinding" blizzard, so he put Texas and the Minnesota blizzard together and came up with "Blind in Texas"

    Mike Anthonyon January 06, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    A drinking spree throughout the different towns of Texas. Sounds like something Blackie would have done in the 80s.

    pijuyoon March 17, 2015   Link
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    General Comment

    I just moved from Texas, and it sucks there. But this song kicks ass!

    aceticaon September 28, 2002   Link
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    General Comment

    But I guess when you have a lot of money, and you're a famous rock star, Texas people will be nice to you. They kiss youre ass when it's conveniant for them, so no wonder Blackie liked it so much he wrote a song about it.

    aceticaon September 28, 2002   Link

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