|Posted by karmannandkompany on March 9, 2012 at 4:00 PM|
We were involved in the Ranching and Mining Days music festival in Yarnell/Peebles Valley back in 2009. I had a couple of performances and helped Stan run one of the three stages. I must have heard 30 waltzes that weekend if I heard one.
An idea for a waltz song passed through my head one morning while getting ready for work. It wasn't much at the time, but I kept rolling it around in my head. One day in January, 2010, I sat down and wrote three songs. One of which was "Small Town In Texas". When I sang it for Stan, we were both smiling. It felt so GOOD. It brings to mind "Waltz Across Texas", which is it meant to do.
Stan caught a live recording of the song when we were playing it at a coffee house in downtown Phoenix one night. He picked up the camera and shot some video. I played around with it and made the video with pictures my sister Karri took of Lindale, Texas where we lived when I was a teenager. My folks still live there.
Mike Weatherford from Camp Verde was playing with us at the time. Joe is on bass, me on guitar and Stan is running the sound board.