8
Nov

Jimmy Performs “Thank God I’m a Country Boy” on the Streets of Austin


[ “Evil Ways” playing, muffled ] ♪♪ [ Door opening ] [ “Evil Ways” playing ] -Hey. -New York City, huh? -New York City.
[ Glass shatters ] [ Record scratches,
music stops ] -New York City?!
-New York City?! -Yeah. I’m doing a show
here at U.T. Austin. Y-You guys should come. [ Audience laughs ] What? You think
just ’cause I’m from New York, I can’t hang in Texas? I did my research. I watched “Friday Night Lights.” Ate at a restaurant
called Texas Barbecue. In Manhattan. It’s pretty good. Texas is more
than just a word on a shirt that I bought at the airport
20 minutes ago. It’s me. It’s us. We are Texas. I am Texas. And I’m gonna prove it to you. [ Cheers and applause ] [ Knock on door ] ♪♪ ♪ Well, life here in Austin
is kinda laid back ♪ ♪ Got drunk on Dirty Sixth
before I even unpacked ♪ ♪ Let’s drink another beer
before we head back ♪ ♪ Thank God I’m a country boy ♪ ♪ Well, a Texas kind of life
got a real kind of charm ♪ ♪ Met a dude named Bevo
on a longhorn farm ♪ ♪ Bled burnt orange
when he poked me in the arm ♪ ♪ Thank God I’m a country boy ♪ Come on!
[ Cheers and applause ] ♪ Give me brisket and ribs
and a side of fried pickles ♪ ♪ Suck down queso,
get thick in the middle ♪ ♪ Ate hot sauce
till it came out my nipples ♪ ♪ Thank God I’m a country boy ♪ ♪♪ ♪ When my work’s all done
and I got a couple bucks ♪ ♪ I grab the Bird scooter
and I hit the food trucks ♪ ♪ Top of my lungs
screamin’ O.U. sucks ♪ ♪ Thank God I’m a country boy ♪ ♪♪ ♪ Got a giant belt buckle
and boots made a leather ♪ ♪ Hot-ass weather,
I don’t need a sweater ♪ ♪ Hats are all big here,
bigger is better ♪ ♪ Thank God I’m a country boy ♪ ♪♪ ♪ Give me brisket and ribs
and a side of fried pickles ♪ ♪ Drink a Lone Star,
pass out by the griddle ♪ ♪ Playin’ my guitar ’cause
we’re working out a little ♪ ♪ Thank God I’m a country boy ♪ [ Whistle blows,
marching band plays ] [ Crowd cheering ] ♪♪ ♪ Give me brisket and ribs
and a side of fried pickles ♪ ♪ Drink a Lone Star,
pass out by the griddle ♪ ♪ Get my stomach pumped
at the county hospital ♪ ♪ Thank God I’m a country boy ♪ ♪♪ ♪ Now it’s time for the show,
gotta pick up the pace ♪ ♪ Got a room full of Longhorns,
I can’t make ’em wait ♪ ♪ So let’s hear it, come early,
be loud, stay late ♪ ♪ Thank God I’m a country boy ♪ [ Crowd cheering ] ♪♪ ♪ Well, it’s time to start
the show, gonna be a big night ♪ ♪ Gonna party with a crowd
full of lit Austinites ♪ ♪ When I say Texas,
you say fight ♪ ♪ Thank God I’m a country boy ♪
Whoo! -♪ The heart of the Southwest
is deep like Texas ♪ ♪ I went to South-By
and saw two of my exes ♪ ♪ The Lone Star State
that you best not mess with ♪ ♪ They barbecuing cowboy steaks
for breakfast ♪ ♪ Big bossin’ in the land
you could get lost in ♪ ♪ I get love from Stubb’s
to the limits of Austin ♪ ♪ Even though I’m a city boy,
I bring the Philly noise ♪ ♪ Here comes an episode
everybody will enjoy ♪ -♪ Give me brisket and ribs
and a side of fried pickles ♪ ♪ I’m a cowboy now, boy,
little by little ♪ ♪ Raise my hand up
in the Hook ’em, Horns symbol ♪ [ Cheers and applause ] Yeah! Yeah, look at that! Look at that! ♪♪ ♪ Yeah, back in New York where
the lights are all bright ♪ ♪ Got city folks telling me
hop the next flight ♪ But I’ll tell you what. Austin is alright,
alright, alright! [ Cheers and applause ] ♪ Thank God I’m a country boy ♪ Yee-haw! ♪♪ Yeah! ♪♪ [ Cheers and applause ]

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