Wow, 2011's been a big year in Texas and Red Dirt Music -- we started out the year with quite a few late night TV appearances (which continued throughout the year) Granger Smith was literally "Sleeping on The Interstate" there were multiple Live at Billy Bob's recordings, Pat Green's back -- if you hadn't heard, Josh Abbott and Brandon Rhyder teamed up to to help out with Texas wildfires and despite all this and more it was undoubtedly the year of Eli Young Band's "Crazy Girl."  Recap 2011 in it's entirety after the jump

Katie Key from "Best in Texas Magazine" and the "Texas Music Chart" was kind enough to recap the entire year for all of us in great detail including each months Top songs, click here to relive 2011 -- and here's to 2012!