Texas in 1880

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"Texas in 1880"
Single by Foster & Lloyd
from the album Foster & Lloyd
B-side"Token of Love"
ReleasedApril 9, 1988
LabelRCA Nashville
Songwriter(s)Radney Foster
Producer(s)Radney Foster, Bill Lloyd
Foster & Lloyd singles chronology
"Sure Thing"
"Texas in 1880"
"What Do You Want from Me This Time"

"Texas in 1880" is a song written by Radney Foster, and recorded by American country music duo Foster & Lloyd. It was released in April 1988 as the third single from the album Foster & Lloyd. The song reached #18 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.[1]

In 2001, Foster covered it with Pat Green on the album Are You Ready for the Big Show?  This version peaked at number 54 on the country charts.

Chart performance[edit]

Foster & Lloyd[edit]

Chart (1988) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 18

Radney Foster with Pat Green[edit]

Chart (2001) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 54


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 126.
  2. ^ "Foster & Lloyd Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  3. ^ "Radney Foster Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.