Dusty Chandler (Strait) is a super star in the country music world, but his shows have the style of a '70s rock concert. One day he takes a walk - out of his overdone concerts to find his real country roots. He's helped and hindered by friends and staff, but pushes on in his search for a real music style as well as a real romance. Written by
Don Femia <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Bright Lights. Hit Songs. Country's biggest star. He'd trade it all to find the kind of love he'd only sung about.
Did You Know?
The title track, "Heartland", had to be rewritten many times to fit George Strait
. It was originally as a hard rock song called "Pure Country", from which the film got its title. See more
In the first scene of the movie the tour bus is shown leaving one city and arriving at another. The city in both shots is Ft. Worth, Texas. See more
If is wasn't for me, you would probably still be singing in some run-down rat hole for a bunch of fat cowgirls from Iowa.
Dusty Wyatt Chandler
Yeah, and if it wasn't for me, you would probably be a waitress there.
Followed by Pure Country 2: The Gift
THOUGHTS OF A FOOL
Written by Mel Tillis
and Wayne P. Walker
Produced by Tony Brown
and George Strait
Performed by George Strait See more