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Songs that defined the past decade in Austin music

Staff Writer
Austin 360

Songs from the soundtrack of '00s

Recordings that help define the decade in Austin music

'We Can't Make It Here,' James McMurtry

'Sad, Sad City,' Ghostland Observatory

'What I Deserve,' Kelly Willis

'Hate Me,' Blue October

'Crazy Again,' Dale Watson

'Gin and Juice,' the Gourds

'Travelin' Soldier,' the Dixie Chicks

'Gimme Some,' Grupo Fantasma

'Never Is a Moment,' Jimmy LaFave

'Heaven,' Los Lonely Boys

'Zeroes and Ones,' Black and White Years

'Woke Up This Mornin,' Ruthie Foster

'Rook,' Shearwater

'Castanets,' Alejandro Escovedo

'Freya,' the Sword

'Beer, Bait and Ammo,' Kevin Fowler

'Makin' Pies,' Patty Griffin

'Unless It's Kicks,' Okkervil River

'She Left Me For Jesus,' Hayes Carll

'Metal and Steel,' Bob Schneider

'I'm Comin' Over,' the Mother Truckers

'Feelin' Good,' Charlie Robison

'Revival,' Betty Soo

'Bigger Wheel,' Stephen Bruton

'Just Like Heaven,' Kat Edmonson

'Don't Call On Me,' Band of Heathens

'Conversation with the Devil,' Ray Wylie Hubbard

'Shake Shake Shake,' White Denim

'What Would Willie Do?' Bruce Robison

'I Turn My Camera On,' Spoon

'Broke Down,' Slaid Cleaves

'Wave On Wave,' Pat Green

'Music is Happiness,' the Octopus Project

'The Only Thing That's Real,' Sister 7

'Sugarfoot,' Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears

'The Fastest Man Alive,' Sound Team

'Raised by Wolves,' Voxtrot

'Long Long Time,' Guy Forsyth

'Song Up in Her Head,' Sarah Jarosz

'The Same Man,' Rachel Loy

'The Sniper at the Gates Of Heaven,' the Black Angels

'Into the New,' Vallejo