On March 2, 1836, with the adoption of the Texas Declaration of Independence, settlers in Mexican Texas officially broke ties with Mexico. And thus, the most badass state in the union came to be.
Here are our Top 5 Songs You Should Listen to on Texas Independence Day (except for “Deep in the Heart of Texas,” and “Yellow Rose of Texas,” you should listen to those every day).
Cory Morrow "Texas Time Travelin' Machine"
Willie Nelson "No Place But Texas"
Pat Green "Songs About Texas"
Kevin Fowler "100% Texan"
George Strait "If It Wasn't for Texas"