State of Arkansas
76th General Assembly
Regular Session, 1987 HCR1003
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION
DECLARING THE SONG "ARKANSAS" TO BE THE STATE ANTHEM, AND THE SONG "ARKANSAS (YOU RUN DEEP IN ME)" TO BE THE STATE SONG.
WHEREAS, House Concurrent Resolution No. 16 of 1963 designated the song "Arkansas", written by Mrs. Eva Ware Barnett, as the official state song, and the coyright to said song has been granted to the State of Arkansas; and
WHEREAS, the song "Arkansas (You Run Deep in Me)" by Wayland Holyfield is an additional song that is appropriate to be designated as a state song;
NOW THEREFORE, BE
IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE REGULAR SESSION OF THE
SEVENTY-SIXTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS, THE SENATE CONCURRING
That hereafter the song "Arkansas", written by Mrs. Eva Ware Barnett in 1916, shall be known and designated as the official state anthem of the State of Arkansas.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that hereafter the song "Arkansas (You Run Deep in Me)", written by Wayland Holyfield, shall be designated and known as the State Song, provided that Wayland Holyfield files written consent to the use of said song as the State Song of the State of Arkansas with the Secretary of State within ninety (90) days from the date of adoption of this Resolution.