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Jojo
01-23-2009, 02:06 PM
I stole this from the Ridgie forum.
It's an "I've Been Everywhere in TX"- Thread.

We could start a collection of sign pics from every town in the song:)
I checked and I've been to 13 of these places, but no pics.



Geoff Mack (Texas Version Adapted By Brian Burns)

I was totiní my pack along the dusty Amarillo road
when along came a semi with a high and canvas covered load.
ďIf youíre goiní to Amarillo, Mack, with me you can ride,Ē
and so I climbed up in the cab and then I settled down inside.
He asked me if Iíd seen a road with so much dust and sand,
and I said, ďlisten, bud, Iíve traveled every road in this here land...Ē

CHORUS:
Iíve been everywhere, man,
Iíve been everywhere, man,
Iíve crossed the deserts bare, man,
breathed the mountain air, man,
of travel Iíve had my share, man,
Iíve been everywhere.

Iíve been to Waco, Hico, Hondo, Navasota,
Winnsboro, Jacksboro, Hillsboro, Santa Rosa,
Austin, Houston, Galveston, Texarkana,
Frisco, Buffalo, Conroe, Corsicana,
Goliad, Groesbeck, Glen Rose, Red Oak,
Post Oak, Live Oak, Lone Oak, no joke...

REPEAT CHORUS

Iíve been to Krugerville, Pflugerville, Van Horn, Val Verde,
Brackettville, Bartonville, Beeville, Bulverde,
Bear Creek, Cedar Creek, Mill Creek, Mineola,
Maypearl, Monahans, Telephone, Tuscola,
Redwater, Round Rock, Round Top, Round Lake,
Sour Lake, Southlake, Springlake, for Peteís sake...

REPEAT CHORUS

Iíve been to Greenville, Gatesville, Gainesville, Alameda,
Kerrville, Kellyville, Bastrop, Benavides,
Somerville, Smithville, Stephenville, Prairie View,
Luckenbach, Longview, Plainview, Idalou,

Justin, Junction, Panorama, Pasadena,
Angelina, and Lorena...see what I mean-a...

REPEAT CHORUS

Iíve been to Valley Mills, Pine Mills, Dime Box, Duncanville,
New Home, New Hope, New Deal, Liberty Hill,
Rockport, Rock Creek, Bridgeport, Brownwood,
Cleburne, Comanche, Cut & Shoot, Cottonwood,
Bayview, Bayside, Baytown, Bay City,
Falls City, Center City, Bridge City, what a pity...

REPEAT CHORUS

When it comes to traveliní Texas, friend,
Iíve been everywhere.

Twilightzero
01-23-2009, 02:52 PM
I've lived in (h)El Paso, but no pics. Wanted to wash it away from my memory :twisted:

Jojo
01-23-2009, 03:41 PM
I've charted my TX map with all the towns.
--I can't find;
Alameda and Panorama?

Rocket Dog
01-23-2009, 04:22 PM
I've lived in (h)El Paso, but no pics. Wanted to wash it away from my memory :twisted:

Amen bruddah. I spent a month there one week.

PVR
01-23-2009, 04:28 PM
Here is the Australian (probably the orginal) version of the song:

Well, I was humpin' my bluey on the dusty Oodnadatta road,
When along came a semi with a high and canvas-covered load.
(Spoken) "If you're goin' to Oodnadatta, mate, um, with me you can ride."
So I climbed in the cabin and I settled down inside.
He asked me if I'd seen a road with so much dust and sand, I said
"Listen, mate, I've travelled ev'ry road in this here land."

Chorus:
Cos "I've been everywhere, man,
I've been everywhere, man.
'Cross the deserts bare, man;
I've breathed the mountain air, man.
Of travel I've had my share, man.
I've been ev'rywhere.

Been to:
Tullamore, Seymour, Lismore, Mooloolaba,
Nambour, Maroochydore, Kilmore, Murwillumbah,
Birdsville, Emmaville, Wallaville, Cunnamulla,
Condamine, Strathpine, Proserpine, Ulladulla,
Darwin, Gin Gin, Deniliquin, Muckadilla,
Wallumbilla, Boggabilla, Kumbarilla,
I'm a killer.

Chorus
(Spoken) "Yeah but listen here, mate, have you been to..."

I've been to Moree, Taree, Jerilderie, Bambaroo,
Toowoomba, Gunnedah, Caringbah, Woolloomooloo,
Dalveen, Tamborine, Engadine, Jindabyne,
Lithgow, Casino, Brigalow and Narromine,
Megalong, Wyong, Tuggerawong, Wanganella,
Morella, Augathella, Brindabella, I'm the feller.

Chorus
(Spoken) "Yeah, I know that, but have you been to..."

I've been to Wollongong, Geelong, Kurrajong, Mullumbimby,
Mittagong, Molong, Grong Grong, Goondiwindi,
Yarra Yarra, Boroondara, Wallangarra, Turramurra,
Boggabri, Gundagai, Narrabri, Tibooburra,
Gulgong, Adelong, Billabong, Cabramatta,
Parramatta, Wangaratta*, Coolangatta, what's it matter?

Chorus
(Spoken) "Yeah, look that's fine, but how about..."

I've been to Ettalong, Dandenong, Woodenbong, Ballarat,
Canberra, Milperra, Unanderra, Captain's Flat,
Cloncurry, River Murray, Kurri Kurri, Girraween,
Terrigal, Fingal, Stockinbingal, Collaroy and Narrabeen,
Bendigo, Dorrigo, Bangalow, Indooroopilly,
Kirribilli, Yeerongpilly, Wollondilly, don't be silly.

Chorus
I've been here, there, ev'rywhere, I've been ev'rywhere.

(Spoken) "Okay, mate, you've been ev'ry place except one, and ya don't need my help t'get there."
(Sound of door slamming and truck driving off.)

:D

Jojo
01-23-2009, 05:15 PM
Don't tempt me to go to Australia!:twisted:

Twilightzero
01-23-2009, 05:20 PM
Don't tempt me to go to Australia!:twisted:

Jojo's dealt with zombies for years, so crocodiles are nothing new :D

KnightlE
01-23-2009, 08:42 PM
I've been to 17 but no pics...

Chasester
01-24-2009, 05:48 AM
I've lived in (h)El Paso, but no pics. Wanted to wash it away from my memory :twisted:

I can relate to that, 7 years myself.

Zorak Jones
01-24-2009, 01:17 PM
I've been to 13, and I think i've driven through a few more. I'll start making a point of taking pictures next time i'm in any of these areas.

ORANGEE
01-24-2009, 01:40 PM
Well - I've been everywhere in KANSAS

http://www.ksmigrant.org/cartoon/index.asp

Jojo
01-24-2009, 02:23 PM
Theres places to go in Kansas:confused:

GaryS
01-24-2009, 04:14 PM
Theres places to go in Kansas:confused:

Hey!........

Justinb845
01-24-2009, 04:21 PM
were you vertical or horizontal JOJO when you were every where in Taxas?

Jojo
01-24-2009, 05:31 PM
Ooh, now that would be a whole nuther thread!:rolleyes:

jedi
01-25-2009, 05:46 PM
Awesome song here. Someone needs to record it and put it on iTunes!

chuybregts
02-28-2009, 01:16 PM
How sad is it, I live in Texas, but have been to more places in the Australian version than the Texas version :) Have more photos of them too...

Anyway, i can easily get photos of ausitn and Pflugerville :) but yeah, will start collecting them and posting here! (and looking through my photos for the Aussie version :)

Jojo
02-28-2009, 01:32 PM
Bayview is just down the road from me, I need to stop one day and take a picture.

It's just a squat town, but it has a water tower, and my town doesn't even have one. I thought they must have been referring to another Baytown, but looked it up on the internet and there is another in South Tx, but it's the same size--around 400 people, so I'll go with mine.

Jojo
05-02-2009, 01:16 PM
Someone beat me too it!:D

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FFlHEYYN4mc&feature=related

DiscoverE
05-08-2009, 05:31 PM
Aw I miss my home state. I think I counted 23 towns on the list Ive been to. Im dissapointed they missed my hometown of Corpus Christi! :cool:

DiscoverE
05-08-2009, 05:32 PM
I was thinking about where I heard this song before......isnt it on like a Amex comercial or something?

onelasttoday
05-17-2009, 11:24 AM
Never mentions Krum, my hometown!

Jojo
05-17-2009, 11:53 AM
I was thinking about where I heard this song before......isnt it on like a Amex comercial or something?

Comfort Inn.

Jojo
05-17-2009, 11:55 AM
Never mentions Krum, my hometown!

Yeah didn't get mine either:)