Texas Almanac, 1941-1942 Page: 90
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90 TEXAS ALMANAC.-1941-42.
Texas, Our Texas.
GLADYS YOAKUM WRIGHT WILLIAMusc J. MARSHby
and WILLIAM J. MARSH
Tex- as our
Allegro Maestoso Teas, dear
vith steady march rythm-not fast Tex.as, dear
Texas! all hal the mih- ty Stat Tex - as our Tex - as So
Tex -as' Your tree-born Sin - gle Star, Sends out its ra - dance To
Tex - asl From ty - rant grip now free, Shines forth in splen-dor Your
r > i f acres
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won-der. ful- so great' Larg-est and grand-est, Vith-stand-ing ev - 'ry
na - tons near and tar. Em-blent of Free-dom' It sets our hearts a -
Star of Des - ti - ny' Mo-ther of He-roes' We comeyourchil-dren
test; O Em - pire wide and glo-rious. You stand su-preme-ly blest.
glow, With thoughts of San Ja - cn - to And glo-rious Al - a - mo.
true, Pro - claim - ingour al - le -giance-Our Faith-Our Lose for you.
STATE SONG. STATE FLOWER SONG.
The state song of Texas is "Texas, Our In addition to the State Song given above,
Texas," the music of which was written by there is a State Flower Song of Texas, "Blue-
William J. Marsh, Fort Worth, Texas, and bonnets." Words are by Julia D. Booth and
the words by Mr. Marsh and Gladys Yoakum music by Lora C. Crockett. (Acts of 1933,
Wright, also of Fort Worth It was adopted Forty-Third Legislature, regular session,
as the result of an award offered by the page 930). This is not to be considered as a
Legislature. (Acts of 1929, first called session, second State Song but as a song honoring the
Forty-First Legislature, page 286 ) State Flower.
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