George Strait Named Texan Of The Year

posted by Joe Kelly -

George Strait is known as the King of country, but now he has a new title -- Texan of the Year.

On Friday, George accepted the honor at the Texas Legislative Conference in New Braunfels, Texas. He was recognized for his many contributions to the Lone Star State, particularly within the last year, when he took the lead in recovery efforts following the devastation of Hurricane Harvey. 

He accepted the award in person, saying, "I’m so proud to have grown up in the great state of Texas and so proud to be here today to accept this unbelievable honor. Texas is a big place filled with amazingly talented, smart people. How’d I end up up here?" 

I have always been a big fan of George Strait his music has always been some of my favorite tunes.


Let's take a trip down the Kings memory lane with some of my favorite George Songs.


Amarillo by morning


Troubadour as I've gotten older speaks volumes about me !

Or how about this classic "Write this down"

"Living for the night"


Listening to all these great songs gives me chills.

Carrying your love with me


"Heartland" and oh yes I have watched the movie probably hundred times love it!

There's way to many songs to put on here so these are just some of the ones I love.He has always been one of my favorite artists. When you add to that what a great and classy person he is it is undeniable that he is "The King"

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