Today Texas turns a sprightly 180 years young. It was on March 2, 1836, with the adoption of the Texas Declaration of Independence, settlers in Mexican Texas officially broke ties with Mexico and formed the most bad ass state in the union.

Here are our Top 6 Songs You Should Listen to on Texas Independence Day, excluding "Deep in the Heart of Texas," and "Yellow Rose of Texas" as you should listen to those every day. Happy Texas Independence Day, y'all!

  • 6

    Zane Williams 'Texas Like That'

  • 5

    Cory Morrow "Texas Time Travelin' Machine"

  • 4

    Willie Nelson "No Place But Texas"

  • 3

    Pat Green "Songs About Texas"

  • 2

    Kevin Fowler "100% Texan"

  • 1

    George Strait "If It Wasn't for Texas"