Independence Day (song)

song written by Gretchen Peters, and performed by American country music singer Martina McBride

"Independence Day" is a 1994 song by country singer Martina McBride and is the third single from her second studio album The Way That I Am. It went to number 12 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart and was nominated for 2 Grammy Awards in 1995. It was originally offered to Reba McEntire who turned it down.

"Independence Day"
Single by Martina McBride
from the album The Way That I Am
B-side"True Blue Fool"
ReleasedMay 2, 1994
LabelRCA Nashville
Songwriter(s)Gretchen Peters
Producer(s)Paul Worley, Ed Seay, Martina McBride
Martina McBride singles chronology
"Life #9"
"Independence Day"
"Heart Trouble"

In 2019, Martina McBride performed the song as the opener to the 53rd CMA Awards alongside a host of other women in country music. Those featured were: Martina McBride, Dolly Parton, Carrie Underwood, Gretchen Wilson, Reba McEntire, Jennifer Nettles, Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman, The Highwomen, Tanya Tucker, Crystal Gayle, Terri Clark and Sara Evans.

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