Ambitious young Jodie wants more out of life than the small Texas country town she lives in has to offer. Jodie realizes that in order to pursue her dreams she will have to leave Texas and move to the big city. However, her shiftless factory worker boyfriend Kyle wants to stay in Texas. Written by
Sometimes a woman has to leave the man she loves... to find herself.
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Although she had been an actress for five years and appeared in multiple TV movies, this was Kim Basinger
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A woman who needs space for herself gets out of Texas. It's a great place to be from and a great place to come home to but you've gotta leave it first, before it smothers you.
WEST TEXAS WALTZ
Performed by Joe Ely
Through the courtesy of MCA Records, Inc.
Music and Lyrics by Butch Hancock See more