Whether they're deeply heartfelt tributes to the Lone Star State or commercial jingles burned deep into our memories that remind us where we're from, certain songs just seem very Texas to us. Some are by Texans that just seem to fit the Texas state of mind. Others are about Texas.
Either way, in honor of the 175th anniversary of Texas' declaration of independence, we present to you our list of the 11 most Texan songs of all-time. After the jump, give our selections, listed in no particular order, a look and the songs a listen.
Texans are a very diverse people, whose only unifying characteristic is their utter disdain for non-Texans.
Because what would the Bible Belt be without whorehouses?
Yeah, it's obvious. But when Doug Benson during his most recent Dallas visit got a room full of stoners to clap along and belt out the chorus by prompting with "The stars at night are big and bright..." it proved that the scene in Pee Wee's Big Adventure was no exaggeration.