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Texas Two Step dance music ~ information and examples!

The two-step is normally danced to country music with a tempo range of 170-200 beats per minute. Beginners should start with a tempo range of 155 to 175 beats per minute.
 

Texas Two Step Music Examples

 

Texas Two Step Songs

This is list of popular and recognizable songs that the Texas Two Step can be danced to. Studying this list and hearing and thinking about each song should give you a good idea of the rhythmic feel of the Texas Two Step. While we do not carry CD's containing these selections we do offer a great practice CD with music written especially for Texas Two Step.

  • “Past the Point of Rescue” - Hal Ketchum
    Perhaps the best known two step song
  • "Small Town Saturday Night" - Hal Ketchum
  • "Mercury Blues" - Alan Jackson
  • "Chattahoochie" - Alan Jackson
  • "Kick Back" - Ty England
  • "Should Have Asked Her Faster" - Ty England
  • "It Wouldn’t Hurt to Have Wings" - Mark Chestnutt
  • "Goin' Through the Big D" - Mark Chestnutt
  • "When the Wrong One Loves You Right" - Wade Hayes

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Texas Two Step CD's

Due to the a number of danceable songs included on each, these CD's offer an exceptional value for those seeking Texas Two Step music. Danceable songs are listed for each along with length and BPM (beats per minute) information. While we do not carry these CD's we do offer a great practice CD with music written especially for Texas Two Step.
 

Greatest Hits - Mark Chestnutt

Songs Length BPM
Gonna Get a Life 3:43 173
Goin' Through the Big D 2:35 174
It's a Little Too Late 2:43 174
…and several more!    
  

Greatest Hits Collection - Alan Jackson

Songs Length BPM
Chattahoochie 3:58 173
Mercury Blues 3:39 173
   

Past the Point of Rescue - Hal Ketchum

Songs Length BPM
Past the Point of Rescue 4:26 186
Small Town Saturday Night 2:56 154
She Found the Place 3:12 156
      

When the Wrong One Loves You Right – Wade Hayes

 

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