Pat Green is a country star for the ages. The indelible mark he's left on country music is undeniable. The Texas music legend has inspired entire generations of singer-songwriters and dancehall dreamers. The man has been on the Billboard charts as much as any country music superstar. But chart toppers or not, Pat Green's songs are American treasures.
Here are our 12 favorite Pat Green songs.
12. "Baby Doll"
Written by Green and Matchbox 20 frontman Rob Thomas, "Baby Doll" hit No. 21 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.
11. "Wave on Wave"
True story -- George W. Bush used this song while campaigning for re-election in 2003. It's also frequently played at Washington Nationals games.
10. "Three Days"
9. "Let Me"
Written by Marc Beeson and Danny Orton, "Let Me" was released in 2008 as the lead single for Green's album What I'm For.
8. "Girls From Texas"
7. "Carry On"
Co-written by Green and fellow Texas singer-songwriter Walt Wilkins, this 2001 song peaked at No. 35 on the country charts.
6. "Feels Just Like It Should"
One of his biggest hits, "Feels Just Like It Should" peaked at No. 13 on the country charts. It's still one of Green's biggest hits.
5. "Don't Break My Heart Again"
Written by Green and Wade Bowen, this song about star-crossed lovers was the first single from Green's 2004 album Lucky Ones.
4. "Texas On My Mind"
We're guessing Texas is pretty much always on Pat's mind. Thanks to this song, written by Django Walker, it's on ours too.
3. "Drinkin Days"
2. "Take Me Out To a Dancehall"
This love song is the perfect tune to two-step to -- even better if it's inside a Texas dancehall. The song was later recorded by the Josh Abbott Band for the tribute album Dancehall Dreamin': A Tribute to Pat Green.
1. "Songs About Texas"
No song capture the essence of Pat Green more than "Songs About Texas," which finds the Lone Star State star honoring his heroes Jerry Jeff Walker and Guy Clark. The song was include on Green's 1997 album George's Bar.