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Ernest Tubb and his country song "I'm Walking the Floor Over You" set the stage for the rise of stars like Lefty Frizzell and Johnny Horton.
Ponty Bone, Joe Ely, Lloyd Maines, Butch Hancock, Terry Allen, Jimmie Dale Gilmore and Tommy Hancock, among others, helped invent the 1960s Lubbock sound, based out of Lubbock, Texas.
Also from the Houston area are Clint Black (grew up in Memorial), Robert Earl Keen (Sharpstown), and Lyle Lovett (grew up near Klein).
Modern musicians like George Strait, from the San Antonio area, continue to carry on the tradition of country music in Texas.
By the 1970s, Texas blues had lost much of its original popularity, but was eventually revived by the blues rock stylings of artists like John Nitzinger, Johnny Winter, Edgar Winter, ZZ Top, Bugs Henderson, and The Fabulous Thunderbirds, who set the stage for a 1980s blues revival led by Stevie Ray Vaughan and Albert Collins.
Goree Carter's "Rock Awhile" (1949) has been cited by several writers as the first rock and roll record.