Dan Jenkins co-wrote the screenplay based on his novel of the same name about Juanita, a barmaid in Ft. Worth, Texas, who wants to be a country-western songwriter.

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Juanita Hutchins
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Slick Henderson
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Doris Steadman
Billy Vera ...
Lonnie Slocum
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Ole Jeemy Williams
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Tommy Earl Browner
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Himself
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Dove Christian
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Roy Simmons
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Minister
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Beecher Perry
Carole Davis ...
Tina Busher (as Carole Raphaelle Davis)
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Martha Healy
Rhonda Dotson ...
Kathy
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Dan Jenkins co-wrote the screenplay based on his novel of the same name about Juanita, a barmaid in Ft. Worth, Texas, who wants to be a country-western songwriter. Written by Bev Kelsey

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20 February 1988 (USA)  »

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A Paixão da Sua Vida  »

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Doris Steadman: I don't get involved, I get laid! It's fun, dammit! Anybody who says it's not is either a liar or doin' it wrong!
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Soundtracks

Baja Oklahoma
Written by Willie Nelson and Dan Jenkins
Performed by Lesley Ann Warren
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A funny entertaining drama with a lot of TEXAS in it.
30 January 2002 | by (Lompoc, CA) – See all my reviews

I really enjoyed this movie when it was first shown and I'd like to see it again. Leslie Ann Warren is wonderful as Juanita. Of course the thrill is with Juanita getting to sing HER SONG with Willie Nelson! My only regret is that no one (to my knowledge) has recorded the title song.


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