She said she needed a break
A little time to think
But then she went to Cleveland
With some guy named Leland
That she met at the bank

There's nothing wrong with Ohio
Except the snow and the rain
I really like Drew Carey
And I'd love to see the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

So when your done doing whatever
And when your through doing whoever
You know Denton county will be right here waiting for you
Come back to Texas
It's just not the same since you went away
Before you lose your accent
And forget all about the Lone Star State
There's a seat for you at the rodeo
And I've got every slow dance saved
Besides the Mexican food sucks north of here anyways

I think I made a mistake
It's not that easy to take
She went to make a deposit
Then she cleaned out her closet
Guess I'll sit here and wait
For her to come back home (I wish she'd come back home)
It shouldn't take very long (so long, so long)
I bet she misses the sunrise
And Mrs. Baird's fruit pies
But I could be wrong

So when your done doing whatever
And when your through doing whoever
You know Denton County will be right here waiting for you
Come back to Texas
It's just not the same since you went away
I bet you missed your exit
And drove right on through the Lone Star State
There's a seat for you at the rodeo
And I've got every slow dance saved
Besides the Mexican food sucks north of here anyway

Troy Aikman wants you back
Willy Nelson wants you back
Nasa wants you back
And the Bush twins want you back (la la la la)
Pantera wants you back (la la la la)
And Bluebell wants you back

I got a premonition
Of taking a petition
And the whole state's gonna sign

Come back to Texas
It's just not the same since you went away
Before you lose your accent
And forget all about the Lone Star State
There's a seat for you at the rodeo
And I got every slow dance saved

Come back to Texas
It's just not the same since you went away
Before you lose your accent
And forget all about the Lone Star State
There's a seat for you at the rodeo
And I got every slow dance saved

Besides the Mexican food sucks north of here anyway

Besides the Mexican food sucks north of here anyway

Besides the Mexican food sucks north of here anyway (yeah)


Lyrics submitted by yoocamel, edited by QuantumEcho, arandompunker

Ohio (Come Back to Texas) Lyrics as written by Jaret Reddick Zac Maloy

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    I suppose it takes a Texan to realize this... fruit flies aren't only in Texas, and who would miss them anyway? It's 'Mrs. Baird's Fruit Pies', not 'misses the fruit flies'. Mrs. Baird is a famous baked goods company... I didn't realize it was only in Texas, but it's very well known here. Seriously, fruit flies?

    Makeinuon December 12, 2009   Link
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    thank you for posting this!!!! I love this song. I always thought Jaret was saying " the mexican food sux more than here anyways"

    catliketheifon November 06, 2004   Link
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    I love this song. Absolutely love it. 'Course I'm from Texas so I can realize how true all of it is. :-p

    Jakazulon December 14, 2004   Link
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    hehe rock and rock hall of fame, rock n rock? WHAT HAPPENED TO THE ROLLLLLL!!!!!!!!!!!!!that was my favorite part? considering i'm percussion...but, that's rly funny!

    lauraboo438on December 31, 2004   Link
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    hmmmm. good call, laura. :)

    Bertxxon January 02, 2005   Link
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    I know the whole Rock n Rock thing was so funny. And the sad thing was how long it took me to figure out that it said Rock n Rock instead of Rock n Roll. I mean I've been to The Rock n Roll hall of Fame, and I was living in Ohio when I got the cd.

    DegrassiROX012on January 29, 2005   Link
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    my fav bowling for soup song...I wonder if she ever went back to Texas

    bmxdudeintheskyon March 08, 2005   Link
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    BFS is speaking to me -- I need to go back to Texas. I miss it so much.

    MRC1487on March 13, 2005   Link
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    lol

    green_day_babyon March 20, 2005   Link
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    Im in Ohio cant lie to you theres nothing wrong with it but Texas is better

    Crusader152on April 18, 2005   Link

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