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Josh Abbott Dairy Queen JingleIt’s the jingle heard ’round the state, a one-line refrain that lives rent-free in the frontal lobes of Blizzard-consuming Texans everywhere. “DQ—that’s what I like about Texas.” The tune is so ubiquitous it’s iconic, heralding the burger-and-shake brand into the echelon of Texas brands that have become part of the state’s culture, like Buc-ee’s and Dr Pepper. Now, two decades after its initial conception, the catchy, one-line lyric is getting a revamp, courtesy of Josh Abbott, the Texas musician who grew up eating steak fingers and Hungr-Busters in Idalou, a town in Lubbock County. The new version, released yesterday, features banjo and fiddle, as well as Abbott’s voice, for a sound that’s twangier than that of the original. Hear it here. The collab isn’t the first time Abbott…

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